DH Traveler (FT), System Staffing Office at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in Education 18 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire





Job Description:



Travel Nurse Assignment:
 
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is one of the top medical centers in New England and a Level One Trauma Center. We are currently looking for experienced travel nurses to assist us in a variety of our acute inpatient units. Nurses work directly with our inpatient population who have undergone a wide variety of procedures and are responsible for medication administration and all other routine aspects of patient care.
 
If you like a fast paced and dynamic environment this may be the assignment for you.
As a Nurse on our team, you will assess, plan, organize, provide and evaluate nursing care utilizing the nursing process. In addition to making nursing judgments and decisions and will be responsible for nursing care and documentation.
 
If you are you interested in working with at a Level One Trauma Center at a top teaching hospital in the Northeast and working with high acuity patients apply to our team today!
 
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:


  • Successful completion of pre-hire, care area appropriate, competency assessment(s)

 
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:


  • Requires New Hampshire RN license


  • BLS certification required.

  • ACLS certification required for hospital (non-ambulatory) units.
























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