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

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH 03766
  • Job Code
    7911_200002I2






2 & 3 East Medical Specialties







The Clinical Nurse is
responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide evidence-based care
and to continuously monitor and evaluate practice to ensure safe passage of
patients that is in the best interest of populations served.







2 and 3 East Medical
Specialties is a 25-bed, inpatient medicine unit. We care for adults typically
on the inpatient medicine service who suffer from acute and/or chronic illness.
It is also home to the regions leading Cystic Fibrosis Program, so many adults
admitted to DH with cystic fibrosis are cared for on 2/3 East. Our team
approach and changing environment make it a great place to learn and
build/expand on nursing assessment, delegation, prioritization, critical
thinking and time management skills. We have a team dedicated to process
improvement, problem solving, and teambuilding, which has allowed us to become
a unit where everyone is a part of the solution.










Responsibilities: A listing of the key
responsibilities







1. Utilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify
outcomes, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care.




2. Utilizes critical thinking and the nursing process to anticipate
and recognize changes in patient status, taking action to modify the plan of
care or to elevate to the care team as necessary.




3. Practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics to advocate
for patients, uphold their autonomy in decision-making, ensure informed consent
and 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 the
profession.




8. Assumes authority and accountability for the nursing care of
patients while appropriately delegating elements of care to others members of
the care delivery team in accordance with laws, regulations and policies and
procedures.




9. Prioritizes and organizes time to optimize patient outcomes.




10. Actively seeks out the most current evidence and standards and
applies and translates to daily practice.




11. Role models a culture of inquiry, developing new knowledge by
contributing to research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice at
the local level.




12. Transferor




13. Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of
practice.




14. Actively partners with others to effect change that produces
positive 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), ACLS and other certification(s) as required












Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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