Registered Nurse- Internal Medicine

Location
Boston, Massachusetts
Salary
Confidential
Posted
Dec 05, 2017
Closes
Jan 05, 2018
Specialty
Ambulatory Care
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Registered Nurse- Internal Medicine - Kenmore, Boston, MA

Atrius Health is the Northeast’s largest nonprofit independent multi-specialty medical group.  Our medical practices (Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates), have more than 35 specialties and 750 physicians, who work together to deliver an effective system of connected care for more than 675,000 adult and pediatric patients in Eastern and Central Massachusetts.  We hold every member of our team to a high standard of excellence.  Each one of us makes a difference in the lives of our patients and also contributes to our ability to thrive in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our dynamic team supporting Internal Medicine  located at the Kenmore , Boston practice of Atrius Health.

The Registered Nurse supporting Internal Medicine  provides practice management support to a clinical team, recognizing the patient as the central focus. Provides telephone advice to patients with minor acute problems. Serves as a patient educator in areas related to self-care. Supports the on-going management of patients with stable chronic diseases. Monitors acutely ill patients during the patient visit. Performs a variety of procedures that within the scope of the professional nursing practice. Works collaboratively with a team of clinicians and healthcare providers meeting the goals and success in providing excellent patient care.

Day to day includes phone triage, education and chronic disease management. Strong focus on titration of blood pressure and diabetes medications by protocols with PCP/AC referrals. May assist with dressing, injections or procedures.

Education: Graduate of a state approved school of nursing. BSN preferred. Must maintain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.  

Skills and Experience: Current/Valid license to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Minimum of 2 years Nursing experience in an Ambulatory specialty, Primary Care or Urgent Care. Proficient computer skills required. Excellent phone triage and assessment skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.  Experience in coordination of In -Patient hospitalization through post-discharge outreach. Ability to support the organizational  care model of providing excellent patient care.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity

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