Staff Nurse (Boston & Waltham)

Massachusetts General Hospital Boston , MA 02298

Posted 4 days ago



The staff nurse is a registered nurse who is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate, individualized, nursing care for specific patients and their families in the ambulatory care setting. She / he will collaborate with practice leadership; members of the patient care team, and the patient to achieve optimal patient outcomes.


  • Performance and recording of allergy skin testing (prick test and intradermal testing) and challenges.

  • Application and interpretation of patch testing.

  • Screening, dosing and administration of allergy injections.

  • Instruction and administration of spirometry testing.

  • Screening, mixing and administration of Xolair/Nucala and Fasenra.

  • Education of patients and families regarding allergies, asthma and medications commonly used.

  • Mixing of allergenic extracts/testing materials.

  • Telephone triage of patients.

  • Renewal of prescription refill to pharmacies.

  • Recognition of medical emergency and initiates alert and treatment system (specifically able to treat and recognize anaphylaxis).

  • Specialty testing to drug and food allergies

  • Desensitization's to venom, aspirin and other specialty drugs

  • Food challenges to both adult and pediatric population

Provides competent, compassionate nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of nursing process.

  • Provides and maintains a therapeutic environment for patients and families.

  • Articulates the professional nursing role to the patient, family and health team members.

  • Communicates the plan of care and other pertinent information to / from other patient care team members.

  • Coordinates involvement of the patient, family and health team members in patient care plan including patient and family teaching.

  • Provides nursing care appropriate to age group of patients.

  • Observes, reports, and documents relevant patient information.

  • Identifies, facilitates, and evaluates outcomes of nursing care for an individual patient or group of patients.

  • Helps define standards of excellence for patient care; participates in improvement of patient care services in a cost-effective way.

  • Participates in and contributes to performance improvement activities.

Collaborates with other professional and non-professional personnel in maintaining recognized standards.

  • Participates in orientation of new permanent and temporary staff members.

  • Teaches and directs nursing and other clinical support staff for whom she / he are responsible.

  • Appropriately utilizes nursing resources.

  • Interprets hospital and departmental policies and procedures to nurses and other health team members.

Participates in daily activities conducive to the comfort and safety of patients / their families and practice staff.

  • Appropriately utilizes equipment and supplies.

  • Provides input to the practice leadership regarding practice needs.

  • Participates in practice and other committees for formulation of nursing, practice and hospital policies and procedures.

Professional Development:

  • Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing education practice.

  • Collaborates with practice leadership to identify his / her developmental level of practice and appropriate learning experiences to enhance development.

  • Adheres to Department of Nursing requirements for training as specified in the MGH Nursing Practice Manual.

  • Contributes to relevant committees, professional meetings, continuing educational and/or formal academic programs.

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current registration in Massachusetts.

  • Previous Ambulatory clinical experience preferred but not mandatory

  • Prior Allergy/Asthma experience preferred but not mandatory

  • Organized, efficient, able to function well in a high volume fast paced environment

  • 3 years' nursing experience

  • BLS certification required

  • Participates in continuing education

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