As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.
We’re passionate about a people-first culture for our system’s patients and our professional family. That’s why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees’ personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and crafting a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development—and we recognize success at every step.
Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Partnership & Collaboration.
Mass General Brigham is looking for Registered Nurses to join our Internal Resource Pool (IRP). The IRP will allow RNs flexibility in scheduling short- or long-term assignments within our Mass General Brigham Hospitals at a premium rate of pay. All positions will be placed in inpatient or long term care units. This is an exciting opportunity for Nurses that are:
The clinical nurse is a licensed registered nurse who is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate, individualized, nursing care for specific patients and families, including delegation to and supervision of non-professional clinical and support staff. The clinical nurse is responsible and accountable for the overall nursing care management of a designated group of patients. They collaborate with the Nursing Director and members of the Patient Care Team to achieve efficient patient outcomes. They also collaborate with the patient toward meeting the needs and expectations of the patient and family. Clinical nurses ensure that care is safe, efficient, effective, timely and meets the cultural, spiritual, and ethnic needs of each patient and family.
a) Provides and maintains a therapeutic environment for patients and families
b) Articulates the professional nursing role to the patient, family, and health team members.
c) Identifies, plans, and implements nursing interventions. Facilitates, and evaluates outcomes of nursing care for an individual patient or group of patients
d) Coordinates involvement of the patient, family, and health team members in patient care, including patient/family education, teaching, and discharge planning.
e) Documents relevant patient data / information.
f) Communicates the plan of care and other pertinent information to/from other health care team members. Promotes continuity of care through effective hand-offs.
g) Helps define standards of excellence for patient care; participates in improvement of patient care services in a cost-effective way.
h) Performs specific functions as described in the unit Scope of Service.
i) Provides care appropriate to age group of patients on assigned unit(s) as described in relevant unit Scope of Service.
j) Participates in, and contributes to, performance improvement activities.
k) Integrates the six aims of performance improvement into care delivery:
(a) Safety — no needless death, injury, pain or suffering for patients or staff.
(b) Effectiveness — care and service will be based on best evidence, informed by patient values and preferences.
(c) Patient Centeredness — all care and service will honor the individual patients — their values, choices, culture, social context and specific needs.
(d) Timeliness — waste no one’s time; no unnecessary waiting.
(e) Efficiency — remove all unnecessary processes or steps in a process; streamline all activities.
(f) Equity — all care and service will be fair and equitable — the system will treat all patients equally.
l) Exhibits compliance with regulatory and quality and safety requirements.
2) Collaborates with other professionals and directs support staff and nonprofessional nursing personnel in maintaining recognized standards
a) Teaches and advises all nonprofessional nursing personnel for whom they is responsible.
b) Participates in orientation of new permanent and temporary staff members.
c) Appropriately uses nursing resources.
d) Interprets hospital and departmental policies and procedures to nurses and other health team members
3) Participates in daily operational activities necessary for safe patient/staff environment.
a) Utilizes resources efficiently to facilitate optimal patient care.
b) Provides input to the Nursing Director/nurse leader regarding unit needs.
c) Participates in unit and departmental committees for formulation of nursing and hospital policies and procedures.
i) Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing education practices.
ii) Adheres to Department of Nursing requirements for required training.
iii) Identifies specific learning needs and goals and develops a plan to meet them.
iv) Contributes to relevant committees, professional meetings, continuing educational and/or formal academic programs.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Specialty certification preferred.
Minimum 1 year of RN experience
Graduation from an accredited nursing program.
Minimum BSN Required
Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.
Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
Continue your medical education.
Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
Explore leadership opportunities.
Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.
A supportive practice environment
Patient-centered care model.
Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
Excellent salary and benefits.
NSPG’s MHQP Patient Experience surveys show that we perform higher than the state mean in all domains with 92% of patients indicating that they would recommend NSPG services.
Our physicians are polling in the top 75th percentile of AMGA Satisfaction metrics for almost every major category—the highest physician satisfaction scores of any medical group in the Boston region.
25th percentile in MGMA cost benchmarks and top 75th percentile in revenue benchmarks.
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