Get to know Registered Nurse, Mikaela Pierce, who serves patients in Boston, Massachusetts.
Specializing in medical-surgical nursing, Mikaela is a registered nurse working at Boston Medical Center in the Medical surgical float pool. Her responsibilities include assessing patients, creating personalized care plans, administering scheduled and PRN medications, reviewing important lab values, educating patients and families, and working alongside a team of medical interns, residents and attendings to provide quality care for her patients. Being in the float pool she has the opportunity to care for a variety of patients in surgical, medical, renal, neurology, oncology, and both medical and surgical step down units.
Goal-oriented, she practices excellent written and verbal communications with both patients and colleagues. She is comfortable and confident working as a member of a team, has great time management, and makes her patients her priority.
Boston Medical Center is a non-profit 514-bed academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts. It is the largest safety-net hospital and Level I trauma center in New England. It employs 1,466 physicians—including 711 residents and fellows—and 1,849 nurses.
“For more than 100 years, Boston Medical Center has been driven by a commitment to care for all people, providing not only traditional medical care, but also programs and services that wrap around that care to enhance overall health. All of this supports our mission to provide exceptional care, without exception” according to the mission of the Center.
Holding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Curry College, Mikaela has several years of experience. Prior to her current endeavours, she worked as a travel nurse with Cross Country Nurses at Cape Cod Healthcare (April 2019 – July 2019), John Muir Medical Center (December 2018 – March 2019), and UVM Medical Center (August 2018 – October 2018). She also worked as a staff nurse at Brockton Hospital (November 2015 – July 2018), Bay Path Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (January 2015 – November 2015), and Best of Care Inc. (August 2011 – January 2015).
A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
Learn More About Mikaela Pierce:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4146565/info/