Registered Nurse - Interventional Radiology-Per Diem at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: dover, New Hampshire





Job Description:

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.


Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation's top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year. 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.


The Registered Nurse manages all aspects of the nursing process and the delivery of patient and family centered care. The Registered Nurse has the responsibility and authority to request and use governing and administrative resources, technological and support systems, and multidisciplinary clinical experts necessary to manage and deliver quality, cost effective patient care.


• Utilizes the standards of Patient Focused Model. Plans, implements and evaluates, and manages care for all patients with consideration of age, developmental, socioeconomic, psychological, physical, spiritual and cultural factors.


• Practice reflects knowledge of current nursing literature and resources, demonstrates ongoing learning in appropriate science, such as: contemporary medical, pharmacologic, pathophysiology to care for specific patient types.


• Maintains competency in nursing practice and clinical skills and makes annual plan for Professional development. Completes mandatory educational requirements.


• Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements and evaluates care for assigned patients that is consistent with the medical plan and is responsive to the patient's changing needs.


• Delegates appropriate nursing activities to unlicensed personnel based on: the stability of the patient; the training an capability of the unlicensed person to whom the nursing task is delegated; nature of the nursing task being delegated; and the proximity and availability of the nurse to the unlicensed person when performing the activity.


• Collects and analyzes patient information. Collaborates with patient, family, physicians and health care team members to: expedite and coordinate the delivery of services and insure efficient use of resources.


• Collaborates with the physician regarding the patient's clinical status, medical and nursing treatment plans, progression toward outcomes and next level of care. Maintains continuity of care, delivery process and family/significant other communication to achieve optimal outcomes.


• Assesses patient's learning needs. Develops a teaching plan based upon assessment. Educates patients and family members in disease processes, testing, medications, signs/ symptoms, etc. Communicates understanding/progress to outcomes with other team members.


• Assures timely initiation, completion, communication and documentation of nursing care, tests, treatment, teaching and discharge planning activities.


• Consults the Radiologist for complex patient care management.


• Identifies barriers to implementing the plan of care or to achieving expected outcomes.


• Consults appropriate resources to report and/or resolve problems.


• Seeks out innovative opportunities to improve patient care.


• Exhibits fiscal accountability through cost effective use of time, material and other resources.


• Follows hospital policy and procedures regarding patient and staff safety, maintains a safe environment.


• Incorporates infection control standards in daily activities.


• Adheres to standards established for attendance and is punctual.


• Adheres to dress code standard. Wears employee name badge.


• Adheres to Human Resources policies of Salem Hospital/NSMC.


• Participates in hiring process and evaluating assigned personnel, or as requested.


• Maintains smooth functioning of a department through effective priority setting, decision-making, problem solving and organization of resources.


• Identifies problems with systems or processes; recommends or participates in designing strategies that will improve the quality and utilization of Medical Center resources.


• Conducts and participates in multidisciplinary team conferences and educational offerings.


• Demonstrates and applies assertiveness skills and techniques.


• Participates in orientation of new employees and serves as a preceptor and mentor for team members.


• Participates in and assists in the identification of performance improvement activities.


• Assures practice meets external regulatory agencies' requirements.


• Assists in identifying areas for improvement and develops plan for compliance.


• Supervises unlicensed assistive personnel and support staff as assigned to achieve patient outcomes on a daily basis and consistent with department plans.



Qualifications

Education



Required:


• A graduate from an accredited School of Nursing, with minimum one year experience.


• Minimum 1 year in area of specialty.


Preferred: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited School of Nursing



Licensure, Certifications, or Registration:



Required: Current/Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire.


Certification: BLS


Preferred:


• ACLS


• PALS


• VABC


• CCRN


• CRN



Training



Required: Cardiac/Telemetry


Preferred: CCU, ED, or IR



EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


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