Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical / Full Time / Nights

Location
Derry, New Hampshire
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 22, 2019
Closes
Feb 07, 2019
Ref
00636-4758
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Parkland Medical Center, a 86-bed acute care facility, is located in the heart of Derry, New Hampshire.  We are a Trauma III facility that offers a wide range of services such as heart and vascular care, robotics surgery, interventional spine and pain care, and behavioral health. Through our partnerships with The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart Institute (NEHI), we bring specialized medicine by highly skilled physicians, innovative approaches to treatment and advanced technology to our communities.

I Choose Parkland Medical Center


Registered Nurse / Med/Surg Unit

Full Time Nights (Rotating Weekends)


 

 PRACTICE STANDARDS/ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 

  • Incorporates appropriate assessment and intervention skills in all interactions and delivery of nursing care.

  • Assessment; intervention skills; evaluation; and equipment use/management. 

  •  Communicates with patients, team members, and management in an accurate, timely manner. 

  • Talks with, listens to patients/team members; reports pertinent, concise information; documents in a complete, timely manner; appropriately uses computer charting/ordering; protects confidentiality of patient/colleagues.

  • Applies critical thinking skills and considers alternatives.

  • Organizes multitask workload; prioritizes tasks/work; seeks assistance; collects/integrates data from multiple sources; organizes/delivers care for multiple patient assignment.

  • Develops and maintains human care relationships. 

  • Acknowledges the impact illness/hospitalization has on patients and families; recognizes the importance of teamwork among care providers; adapts care management for diverse populations and environments; advocates for needs of clients; provides care in ethical and legal manner; refers concerns/issues to appropriate resources.

  • Manages self and resources effectively. 

  • Acknowledges limits of experience and capability and requests assistance appropriately; identifies learning needs and seeks resources; utilizes equipment and supplies appropriately; maintains clean, orderly environment of care; ensures traffic control in “sensitive areas”; seeks out and accepts feedback.

  • Verbalizes scope of practice for self and others; interacts with others in professional manner; manages conflict; delegates and assigns care; coordinates care within multi-disciplinary team.

  • Incorporates teaching in delivery of care with a focus on heath promotion. 

  • Provides information to patient; assesses for barriers to learning; uses colleagues as a resource as appropriate; provides counseling about health behaviors, supports the preceptor model.

  • Applies knowledge of the patient populations served within unit/area of hire.

  • Provides age-specific care; applies knowledge of expected norms in planning care (i.e., VS, lab values, assessment, etc); applies new data to improve care; integrates technical, psychological, social, intellectual, and physical skills.

  • Demonstrates the unit-specific skills required for assigned role and service area.  Maintains other required competencies based on high-risk/low-volume/problem-prone areas. 

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