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RN-Unit PD Level I-SLH

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:


Work for One of the World's Best Hospitals!FOUR YEARS IN A ROW Newsweek has named Charlton Memorial, St. Luke's, and Tobey among the Best Hospitals in the World!We are searching for a Registered Nurse to perform a variety of duties involving coordinating total nursing care for patients, participating in patient and family teaching and providing leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice within an assigned patient care unit. Has knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, which is appropriate to the age group of patients regularly served. May assume Charge responsibility for assigned personnel and activities as required or directed.SouthcoastHospitals has been named to the Best Maternity Care Hospitals list for 2020 and 2021. With only 216 Hospitals recognized nationwide this year, we shine as one of only 2 hospitals recognized South of Boston. Our Family Centered Unit is comprised of 3 clinical areas - Labor and Delivery (L&D), Mother-Baby Unit, and Level 2 Nursery. We proudly earned our "Baby- Friendly" designation which is an organization that helps support breastfeeding mothers and their familiesStaff are required to orient to Labor & Delivery, Mother/Baby (Post-Partum), and Level 2 Nursery.Location: St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford, MAHours: Per Diem, Unit - BasedShift: Level I per diem nurses will normally be required to be available to work a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours within a six (6) week time schedule, including two (2) weekend shifts or one (1) Weekend and one (1) off-shift. Such weekend or off shifts must be a minimum of eight (8) hours each. The forty-eight (48) hours that a per diem nurse must be available to work will be available to the per diem nurse from the open shifts in the schedule after full and part-time nurses have indicated their preferred schedule. Per diem nurses will be required to provide availability to work two (2) holidays per year, one (1) summer holiday from Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day, and one (1) winter holiday from among Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Such holiday shifts must be a minimum of eight (8) hours each.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or equivalent is required.
  • Current RN Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.
  • 2-4 years Pediatric Nursing experience required.
    Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and COVID-19 and provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment. Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.
    Together We Are More.

    • 311 years of hospitals' collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    • 7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more
    • Named to Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday

      We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

      • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
      • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance*
      • Tuition Assistance**
      • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
      • Life & AD&D insurance*
      • Flexible Spending Accounts*
      • 403B Retirement Plan with match
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Career Development Opportunities
        *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.
        **Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        Are you ready to make a difference in your community?

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , RN-Unit PD Level I-SLH, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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