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Operating Room Registered Nurse- Days, 36 hours

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Posted 21 days ago

Burlington, MA 01805, US


$36.46 - $46.88 per hour

Contract type

Part Time

Tuition Reimbursement
Sign On Bonus

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Operating Room Nurse 36 hour, day shift, with evening, night and weekend rotation required based on department needs. Call is required as well, based on department needs and department guidelines. and call requirements

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is now offering up to a $15,000 in signing bonuses for our full-time Operating Room Registered Nurse position.

Important Details:
‚ÄĘ Signing Bonuses are paid out in three payments. You will receive your first payment (one third of the total amount) upon completion of the first 30 days of employment. You will receive the second payment upon completion of six (6) months and the third payment (final of the total amount) owe upon completion of one year following your start date. The bonus payments will be paid on the next regular pay day following the date on which you become eligible for the bonus. All payments are subject to applicable taxes.
‚ÄĘ Full time status at LHMC is considered for the schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week; part-time is 20-29 hours per week. Roles less than Full-Time will be prorated. Please note, per diem employees are not eligible for the signing bonus.

To be eligible:
‚ÄĘ Current and former BILH candidates - restrictions apply. Employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12-months.
‚ÄĘ If you leave Lahey Hospital & Medical Center before your first anniversary you will pay back the signing bonus.
‚ÄĘ Please note, signing bonuses are subject to change based on the organizations hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/LHMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change signing bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.

Job Description:

We are a Level 1 trauma center and we pioneer innovative treatments with highly specialized surgery and deliver world-class personalized care to ensure outcomes that matter.  Perioperative nurses transform their lives and careers in an environment where the exceptional is no exception. Our exceptional nurses deliver extraordinary care to our patients.

We utilize cutting edge technology within multiple surgical specialties in our 22 Operating Rooms.  Our 14 surgical specialties include Cardiothoracic, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic, Urology, and Robotics along with the largest live donor liver transplant program in the U.S. We are also recognized as a Robotic Center of Excellence with over 10,000 robotic cases completed.


  • Nursing Diploma or ASN, BSN preferred

  • Current Massachusetts registered Nurse license required.

  • Minimum 2 years relevant OR Nursing experience

  • CNOR and EHR experience preferred

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required

  • American Heart Association ACLS certification preferred

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills

  • Lifting 75 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 lbs

Benefits include:

Free parking

Ability to learn to scrub

Tuition reimbursement

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Tertiary Team Leader, the Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care practices within the Lahey Clinic Professional Practice Model, MA Nurse Practice Act, ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics and demonstrates Lahey Clinic’s core values that reflect its Mission. The nurse-patient/family relationship, continuity of care and accountability are central to the delivery of individualized high quality patient care.

A Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety and age-appropriate considerations of patients.

The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care, in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0, shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care he/she provides to individuals and groups. Included in such responsibility are health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve.

The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care assumes the responsibility for the plan of care and has the authority to make decisions and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the plan. The registered nurse facilitates the coordination of care across the continuum and demonstrates safe practice within the domains of:
‚ÄĘ Clinical judgment and decision making
‚ÄĘ Professional Relationships
‚ÄĘ Clinical leadership
‚ÄĘ Clinical scholarship

A responsibility and function of the Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care includes Delegation & Supervision in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of Massachusetts Rules & Regulations- 244 CMR 3.0 Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse: Board of Registration in Nursing and the ANA Principles of Delegation. The delegating registered nurse at Lahey Clinic bears the full and ultimate responsibility that includes but is not limited to:

‚ÄĘ Making an appropriate assignment
‚ÄĘ Properly and adequately teaching, directing and supervising the delegate
‚ÄĘ The outcome of the delegation

The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care provides care directly to patients and in collaboration with other health care team members. The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care maintains a current level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures as defined by nursing specialty organization, complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies, and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts as a registered nurse.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: including but not limited to:

I.  Clinical Judgment and Decision Making: Ways in which nurses come to understand the problems, issues or concerns of patients/families, to attend to relevant/critical information, and to respond in concerned and involved ways.
A.    The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care is expected to and is accountable for providing safe patient care by demonstrating organizational skills that maintain and coordinate safe delivery of quality care for assigned patients/families. 
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Develops a culturally competent plan of care that identifies patient problems, expected outcomes, and addresses preventative measures.
B.    Performs systematic patient and family assessment relevant to practice settings.
C.    Delivers care that is specific to the age of the patient.
D.    Evaluates effectiveness of care and adapts plan based on patient/family response.

II. Professional Relationship: The professional relationship is based upon Lahey Clinic’s guiding principles and positive effective communication. This relationship extends beyond formal assessment to integrate the particular patient’s response and his/her religious/spiritual, ethnic and cultural beliefs into the plan of care.

A.    Establishes professional relationship with nurses, physicians and other colleagues and patients and families.
¬†¬† ¬†‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†The relationship includes the patient and family as a partner in care and is based upon Swanson‚Äôs Theory of Caring.
B.    Educates the patient and family about the patient’s illness and treatment including preventative measures appropriate to the patient.
C.    Supports Lahey Clinics commitment to community based activities both within the Lahey community and beyond.

III. Clinical Leadership:  The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care supports the development of others and creates a practice climate of responsiveness and learning based on Benner’s Novice to Expert skills acquisition model.  This supports the retention and recruitment of clinically competent nurses.   The ability to lead and influence the reasoning of colleagues in the patient’s best interest depends on skillful comportment, authoritative clinical knowledge and wisdom, the conviction to act as an ethical agent despite adverse consequences, and the ability to listen and enhance others’ strengths.  

A.    Demonstrates professional behavior by adhering to unit policies and procedures, practice guidelines specific to the setting and the ANA Code of Ethics. 
B.    Demonstrates skills as a responsive team member.
C.    Demonstrates role of nurse as teacher.
D.    Demonstrate ability to fulfill role in Regulatory compliance and readiness.

IV. Clinical Scholarship: The Staff Registered Nurse: Tertiary Care achieves clinical scholarship through experiences with patients, through collaboration with colleagues and leadership and through formal education. Learning is transformed into knowledge through self-reflection and analysis.

A.    Upholds standards of quality nursing care.
B.    Demonstrates a commitment to life long learning. 
C.    Demonstrates evidenced based practice (EBP) in nursing.

Organizational Requirements:
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles, Mission Statement, and Goals into daily activities. ¬†
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.¬†
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
‚Äʬ†¬† ¬†Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:         
    Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledge
a.    Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures.  
b.    Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies.  
c.    Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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