Elliot Hospital REGISTERED NURSE in United States

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Delivers care to patients and families with needs ranging from basic to complex utilizing the nursing process. Creates a therapeutic and caring environment for patient and families. Practices in a manner consistent with the Elliot Hospital Interprofessional Practice model; the ANA's Social Policy Statement, Scope and Standards of Practice, and the Nursing Code of Ethics; and relevant specialty standards of practice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Innovation & Inspiration

  • Embraces and promotes change to support optimal patient outcomes and an effective professional practice environment.

  • Collaboration & Continuity in Caring

  • Involves patient/family in goal setting and planning, and communicates that plan of care to patient and family for input; and to colleagues to ensure seamless care across shifts and settings.

  • Accountability

  • Demonstrates accountability for continued professional growth and development.

  • Demonstrates accountability for own role in smooth operations of unit.

  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize and manage rapidly changing situations.

  • Respect & Role Modeling

  • Utilizes current evidence and relevant national/specialty standards to guide practice and/or performance and identifies areas for improvement.

  • Demonstrates competent clinical practice utilizing clinical decision making and critical thinking skills.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelors of Science in Nursing preferred.

  • Experience:

  • Licensure: New Hampshire Registered Nurse or Compact State Registered Nurse License.

  • Technical Certification: Ability to obtain BLS qualification during orientation period and maintain during employment.

  • Professional Certification: Nurses are expected to pursue professional certification upon eligibility or within three years of entering the specialty practice.

  • Software/ Hardware: Ability to advance basic computer skills as the health system adds new systems or performs upgrades to existing systems.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Schedule: Work schedule may include 8-12 hours per day with weekend/holiday coverage based on individual unit needs. Personnel are expected to cover for absences by rotating, working extra shifts, or use of on-call as needed. Nursing personnel are assigned to one area upon employment, but may be required to assume assignments in other areas to meet patient needs.