FlexChoice/PerDiem Clinical Nurse - CHaD Day/Night Rotation

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Location
Lebanon, NH
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 11, 2020
Closes
Jul 28, 2020
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pediatric Med/Surg Clinical Nurse
Day/Night Rotating

This position is located in our Pedi med/surg area within the integrated Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) Pedi/PICU unit.

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care to patients within our newly integrated Pedi Med-Surg/PICU unit. Assesses, plans, organizes, provides, and evaluates nursing care utilizing the nursing process and critical thinking. Makes nursing judgments and decisions and assumes responsibility for nursing care and documentation. Provides support to patients and their families.

Responsibilities:

1 Identifies patient health-related problems and risk states and develops nursing care plans accordingly. Assists other nurses in assessment, diagnosis, care planning, and evaluation of outcomes.

2 Provides individualized nursing care, recognizes and takes appropriate action for significant changes in patient conditions.

3 Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care and makes necessary modifications to assist with optimal patient outcomes.

4 Establishes relevant, evidence-based and safe nursing interventions and priorities when providing nursing care, including administering of medications.

5 Collaborates effectively with patient, patient's significant others, and members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Acts as a resource to peers, student nurses, medical students, house officers, and other health care providers.

6 Communicates patient status through verbal, electronic, and written means with other health care providers, and takes appropriate action for patient well-being.

7 Observes patient to recognize nursing needs. Implements care/interventions directly when needed (physical, social or emotional) or indirectly by collaboration with other nursing team members, physicians or members of other health care disciplines.

8 Collaborates with colleagues to ensure patient and family involvement with discharge planning and the achievement of identified needs through teaching or referrals. Assumes responsibility for ensuring an integrated discharge planning process.

9 Identifies and offers solutions to patient care delivery issues through quality improvement, continuing education, research, and peer review activities.
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0 Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Keywords:
peds, pediatric, pedi, med, surg, CHaD
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) with 1 year of experience.
  • Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with 2 years' experience.

  • * All Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses must commit to completing a BSN or higher nursing degree within 10 years of their hire date.

    Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required and higher certifications as required by the unit.

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