Job Description

Location: Holy Family Hospital
Posted Date: 3/10/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Qualifications: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current nursing registration in Massachusetts, BSN preferred. Demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice preferred. Is proficiently knowledgeable about breast diseases. A certified breast health navigator or eligible for certification at the time of hire required.
Assess to identify high-risk patients (physical, psychological and social), identify any healthcare barriers and provide early triage or intervention.
Monitor patient’s total response to care for optimum outcomes.
Develop a care plan that addresses and removes healthcare barriers and meets the needs and expectations of both the patient and physicians.
Monitor for symptoms of exacerbation of disease or maladaptation to illness.
Demonstrated use of clinical skills and expertise in the area of breast disease, breast cancer treatments and psychosocial impact of disease on recovery.
Provides thorough, timely, and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals, and interventions according to established standards.
Assumes accountability for remaining current regarding standards of care established by the profession, regulatory and accreditation bodies and hospital policies and procedures.
Track, follow and guide all new breast cancer patients from the time of diagnosis until they are handed off to Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.
Educate patients with respect to surgical procedures, breast imaging, needle localizations, sentinel node injections, drains, postop care and expectations after surgery.
Follow and track all patients having US and Stereotactic biopsies to confirm pathology, diagnosis and concordance and having results available timely to the ordering physician.
Important COVID message

Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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