CRITICAL CARE EXPERIENCED RN INTERVIEWS

Thursday, February 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn More About Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health and our Critical Care Units

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community, and specialty hospitals, and more. We are made up of more than 4,000 physicians — including 850 primary care physicians, 9,000 nurses and nearly 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education. 

 

Together, we share a commitment to delivering the very best care in every community we serve. Because when a community gets healthier, people do too.

Neuro ICU

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center holds a Comprehensive Stroke Center designation and is proudly growing Neurosciences Critical Care within the organization. The NCCU is an acute intensive care unit specializing in the care of acutely ill patients with life-threatening neurologic disease or life-threatening neurological manifestations of systemic disease. Using the latest technologies, nursing staff deliver care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring, targeted temperature management, osmotic therapy, continuous renal replacement therapy, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients. With 6 ICU beds, our nurse to patient ratio is 1:1 or 1:2.

 

We require:

  • Two or more years of Neurocritical Care experience at an acute care facility
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) and/or Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse certification(s) preferred
  • Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS certification preferred
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without critical care experience will not be considered
  • BSN required

Neuro PCU

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center proudly holds a Comprehensive Stroke Center designation and is proudly growing Neuroscience Critical Care within the organization. The NCCU is an acute intensive care unit specializing in the care of acutely ill patients with life-threatening neurologic disease or life-threatening neurological manifestations of systemic disease. Using the latest technologies, nursing staff deliver care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, and ICP monitoring, osmotic therapy, vasopressor management, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients. With 12 PCU beds, our nurse to patient ratio is 1:2 or 1:3.
 

We require:

  • Two years or more of Neuroscience experience at an acute care facility preferred
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Progressive Care Registered Nurse (PCCN) certification
  • Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS certification preferred
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without acute care experience will not be considered
  • BSN required

CCU/ICU

Coronary Care Unit (CCU)/Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The CCU/ICU is an acute critical care area that focuses on the care of patients with cardiac disorders, hemodynamic challenges, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, and hepato-renal failure. The CCU/ICU nurses are a highly trained team that specializes in cardiac devices, ventilator support and life-saving measures. Additionally, patients may require therapeutic hypothermia, intracranial pressure monitoring, CVVH, Intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and ventricular assistance. The CCU/ICU nurses are adept at titrating multiple drips and are keen observers of minute changes in their patients’ status. The nursing team works collaboratively with the Pulmonary Critical Care and Cardiology teaching services, to provide cutting edge treatments and high-quality patient care. With 16 beds, our nurse to patient ratio is 1:1 or 1:2.

 

We require:

  • BSN required
  • Current RN MA License
  • A minimum of one year of critical care experience required
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider ACLS certification preferred
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without acute care experience will not be considered

MICU

The Critical Care Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is an acute care area. Highly trained nurses care primarily for medical patients requiring ventilatory support and ECG monitoring. Additionally, patients may require hemodynamic monitoring, intracranial pressure monitoring, and/or CVVH. The MICU patient population also includes patients receiving TPA for stroke and patients with hepatic-renal failure. Working together with the pulmonary team, nurses maintain extensive critical care skills and provide a supportive atmosphere for each other, the patients, and the patients' families. The patient population ranges from young adult to geriatric. Services required may include but are not limited to: pulmonary/critical care, cardiac, neurology, infectious disease, GI/liver transplant, nephrology, and hematology. The number of patient beds in this area is 12. The Nurse/patient ratio is 1:2 or 1:1 depending on the acuity of the patient population. 

 

We require:

  • BSN required
  • Current RN MA License
  • American Heart Association ACLS certification preferred
  • A minimum of one year of critical care experience required
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without acute care experience will not be considered

Surgical Intensive Care Units

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is offering exciting opportunities for experienced ICU nurses to join our SICU team. As a Registered Nurse in the SICU, you will work collaboratively with our interdisciplinary team to deliver clinical excellence in patient-centered care, while being empowered through evidence-based practice, continuing education, collaboration, and shared governance to deliver nursing care at the highest level with empathy and kindness in the forefront.

 

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center. In addition to our trauma population, post-operative care is provided but not limited to; general surgery, transplant, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic, and vascular surgery. Utilizing the latest technologies, the nursing staff delivers care to patients requiring ventilatory support, hemodynamic monitoring, and ICP monitoring, targeted temperature management, and osmotic therapy, continuous renal replacement therapy, in addition to providing support and comfort to the families of these patients. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of our exceptional preceptors and clinical critical care training programs. After you attend our exceptional Critical care training program we will provide additional training tailored to your interests and educational needs.

 

We require:

  • BSN required
  • Current Massachusetts Registered Nurse License.
  • ACLS certification
  • Two or more years of experience at an acute care hospital 
  • Experience with transplants, trauma, neurosurgery, and general surgery is desired
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without critical care experience will not be considered

Critical Care Float Pool

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is offering exciting opportunities for experienced Critical Care nurses to join our Critical Care float pool. As a Registered Nurse in Critical Care, you will work in the different critical care units such as the neurosciences ICU and PCU, SICU, MICU, and the ICU/CCU unit as well as PCU when needed.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of our exceptional preceptors and clinical critical care training programs. After you attend our exceptional Critical care training program we will provide additional training tailored to your interests and educational needs.

 

You would be assigned to the day, evening or night shift. Every other weekend and rotating holidays. 12-hour shifts (day 7 AM - 7:30 PM/nights 7 PM - 7:30 AM).


We require:

  • One - three years or more of critical care experience in an acute care unit. Experience in the following areas: liver/kidney transplant experience, neurosurgery, cardiac disorders, respiratory failure, and/or neurocritical care is desired
  • AACLS certification
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Progressive Care Registered Nurse (PCCN) certification or (CCRN) certification
  • New graduate nurses and applicants without Critical Care experience will not be considered
  • BSN required
     

Benefits

Benefits that are important to you.


Beth Israel Lahey Health is pleased to offer a highly competitive and innovative benefits package to our employees and their families. Colleagues who are regularly scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week are eligible to participate in benefits. New hires are eligible on the first day of employment and colleagues who transfer into a benefits-eligible role are eligible on the effective date of the transfer. You and your eligible dependents have the opportunity to select the benefits and coverage levels that best suit your needs.

Summary of Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverages
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy & BIDMC Retail Pharmacy Benefit
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off (New colleagues begin accruing earned time off their date of hire and may start using if following 90 days of employment)

Additional Benefits:

  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Auto & Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Colleague Discounts

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HOW IT WORKS

1

Complete the registration form. Upon completion, you will be asked to complete an online application.

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After completion of your online application, a recruiter will contact you regarding the initial interview process.

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Invitees will receive notification with the information to attend their virtual interview.

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