Clinical Nurse (FT) - 36hrs/wk Medical Specialties 2/3 E Day/Night Rotating

Employer
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Location
Lebanon, New Hampshire
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2021
Ref
bbc94adc79ef
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Description
2 & 3 East Medical Specialties The Clinical Nurse isresponsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide evidence-based careand to continuously monitor and evaluate practice to ensure safe passage ofpatients that is in the best interest of populations served. 2 and 3 East MedicalSpecialties is a 25-bed, inpatient medicine unit. We care for adults typicallyon the inpatient medicine service who suffer from acute and/or chronic illness.It is also home to the region's leading Cystic Fibrosis Program, so many adultsadmitted to DH with cystic fibrosis are cared for on 2/3 East. Our teamapproach and changing environment make it a great place to learn andbuild/expand on nursing assessment, delegation, prioritization, criticalthinking and time management skills. We have a team dedicated to processimprovement, problem solving, and teambuilding, which has allowed us to becomea unit where everyone is a part of the solution. Responsibilities: A listing of the keyresponsibilities 1. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identifyoutcomes, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care. 2. Utilizes critical thinking and the nursing process to anticipateand recognize changes in patient status, taking action to modify the plan ofcare or to elevate to the care team as necessary. 3. Practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics to advocatefor patients, uphold their autonomy in decision-making, ensure informed consentand assist patients in families in expressing self-determination. 4. Actively seeks feedback and acts to improve performance. 5. Engages in the governance of practice. 6. Manages interpersonal relationships for self and with others. 7. Mentors colleagues for the advancement of nursing practice and theprofession. 8. Assumes authority and accountability for the nursing care ofpatients while appropriately delegating elements of care to others members ofthe care delivery team in accordance with laws, regulations and policies andprocedures. 9. Prioritizes and organizes time to optimize patient outcomes. 10. Actively seeks out the most current evidence and standards andapplies and translates to daily practice. 11. Role models a culture of inquiry, developing new knowledge bycontributing to research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice atthe local level. 12. Transferor 13. Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas ofpractice. 14. Actively partners with others to effect change that producespositive outcomes through the exchange of knowledge. 15. Precepts the student nurse, nurse extern, nurse resident,experienced clinical nurse and other members of the healthcare team. 16. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Minimum Qualifications: * Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required. * BSN with one year of experience or ADN with two years of experience * Must obtain and maintain clinical competencies within assigned unit. * Excellent written, verbal and computer skills required. * Demonstrated abilities with problem solving, leadership, communication, fiscal responsibility and teamwork. * Ability to work effectively in groups of employees and with patients and patient families is essential. Required Licensure/Certification Skills: * Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required. * Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required upon hire and as applicable, higher level per unit certification requirements as stated on the grid attached to the AHA and Life Support Policy. * Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required upon hire and as applicable, higher level per unit certification requirements as stated on the grid attached to the AHA and Life Support Policy.