Registered Nurse- Endoscopy *Full Time

Partners Healthcare System Dover , NH 03821

Posted 3 weeks ago

Granted the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (trademark); 2019 by Healthgrades, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.
1.CLINICAL JUDGMENT

o Appropriately assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patient care, specific to population served

o Follows policies/procedures, clinical practice standards pertinent to care, including emergency situations

o Matches formal knowledge with clinical events to make decisions

o Demonstrates the ability to provide competent, effective care

o Seeks validation for clinical decisions, integrates input from other clinicians for decision making

o Prioritizes and organizes work appropriately to effectively meet patient needs

o Appropriately delegates to and supervises team members based on assessment of competencies, within scope of practice to ensure appropriate implementation of care

o Collaborates & communicates relevant patient data to appropriate persons clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing (e.g. handoffs)

o Effectively develops teaching plan and regularly integrates teaching into patient care
2.SYSTEMS THINKING

o Recognizes available resources/tools for meeting patient/family needs

o Completes assignments in an efficient and timely manner, requesting and utilizing resources appropriately

o Documents patient assessment, plan, interventions and response in accordance with applicable policies and procedures

o Communicates with Nurse Manager/ or designee about availability and management of supplies, system equipment and personnel resources at unit/department level

o Demonstrates contribution to unit-based programs and strategies to monitor and continuously improve the quality of patient care

o Optimizes use of staff (overtime, agency, skill mix, etc.) based on unit census and patient acuity
3.CLINICAL INQUIRY

o Shows commitment to learning new knowledge and skills to enhance service to patients/ families and achieve organizational goals

o Implements and validates practices based upon current nursing evidence

o Advances the profession by assisting in clinical education and orientation of other staff and students; may function as preceptor for new staff

o Uses available resources to answer questions in regards to best practices, reflects upon practices on an ongoing basis

o Identifies opportunities for improvement in processes of care and other improvements at a unit level

o Actively participates in the collection and use of data and/or evaluation relative to unit-based performance improvements
4.UNIT SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

o Participates in selection of and completes all unit-specific competencies

o Articulates Nursing Sensitive Indicators and quality goals for unit and describes role in accomplishing expectations; describes role and participates in quality improvement initiatives.

Experience Minimum Required

  • Graduate of accredited nursing program with RN licensure.

Experience Preferred/Desired

  • One year RN experience in an Acute Care setting

Education Minimum Required

  • AS, RN program completion.

Complete annual moderate sedation module inclusive of cardiac dysrhythmia review, administered

Education Preferred/Desired

  • BSN or enrollment in BSN program

Special Skills Minimum Required

  • AHA BLS

Licensure and/or Certifications Required

  • Registered Nursing License
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