Clinical Nurse Post Anesth Care Unit (FT), Rotating

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Posted 1 month ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Not Stated
Education Level: BSN Preferred
Certificates: ACLS,BLS,PALS
Experience Level: All
Compensation: Not Stated

Clinical Nurse Post Anesth Care Unit (FT), Rotating
Lebanon, NH, USA

May 15, 2019

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Prior post-anesthesia or critical care experience preferred, BLS and ACLS required, PALS certification within one year of hire required. 

Position Summary:

Provides professional nursing care to patients within an assigned 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.

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.

10. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program

·  Eligible to sit for the NCLEX exam

·  Eligible for NH nursing license

·  For newly graduated/ licensed nurses a Bachelor of Science Degree in

   Nursing (BSN) is required

·  Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with 5 years' experience *

·  Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with a non-nursing Bachelor's

   Degree *

·  Internal and Affiliate Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses *

·  Affiliate Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with 2 years' experience *

Required Licensure/Certification Skills:

ü  Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.

ü  Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.   

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

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Millie Sattler-LaVaude
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