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Registered Nurse (RN) / Dover Free Standing Emergency Room (FSER) / Full Time / Nights - *Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus for Experienced RNs*

Portsmouth, NH, United States

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

For a limited time, Dover Free Standing ER is offering up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus to Registered Nurses with at least 1 year of nursing experience.  Current HCA employees do not qualify.



DOVER FREE STANDING EMERGENCY ROOM - Coming Soon!

We are growing our team now!  Apply today!

                      

Dover Free Standing Emergency Room will provide fast, convenient care to people in the Dover, NH community.  Portsmouth Regional Hospital Dover Emergency Room, opening Spring of 2019, will be staffed with board-certified emergency room physicians and nurses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Conveniently located at 10 Central Avenue in Dover, NH and directly off Exit 7 of the Spaulding Turnpike, this 10,000 square-foot facility is constructed with the surrounding population’s needs in mind.

 

Dover Free Standing Emergency Room will feature:

• 11 Private emergency exam rooms, including a fully equipped Trauma Room

• Access to the state’s only ACS Verified Level II Trauma Center

• Fully integrated EMS communications system to support short patient wait times

• Available on-site Imaging (CT Scan, X-ray and Ultrasound Imaging) and state-of-the-art instrumentation for full diagnostic laboratory testing

• Telemedicine capabilities with specific focus on stroke and behavioral health

• Separate pediatric waiting area and dedicated pediatric treatment rooms

• A supportive culture motivated on fostering teamwork and educational opportunities

Additional features:

• Be a part of Portsmouth Regional Hospital!  Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.

• Be a part of HCA (Hospital Corporation of America)!  HCA, is the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services.

POSITION SUMMARY: The RN demonstrates independence in planning, organizing, administering, and evaluating patient care in accordance with the NH Nurse Practice Act, recognized nursing techniques, clinical and administrative policies. 

Upon hire it will be determined and agreed upon by employee and director which area of Emergency Department the employee will be required to work:

  Fast Track/Minor Care

  Emergency Department

     Competency from infant (birth – 1 yr) through and including geriatric (65+) for general medical care, trauma and critical care)

 

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

A. Fast Track/Minor Care (lower patient acuity)

1. Performs assessment /reassessment according to Emergency Department standards

2. Demonstrates knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed in the Emergency Department and associated nursing care

3. Recognize and respond to changes in a patient’s condition

4. Demonstrates knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology of system(s) being assessed based on chief complaint

5. Provide safe medication administration for the Emergency Department patient

6. Supports/assists Employee Health Immunization Program

7. Performs triage and interventions for employee illnesses/injuries according to standing orders for Employee Health

8. Demonstrates understanding of internal/external customer, worker’s compensation program per protocol, i.e., occurrence reports, drug screens, etc.

9. Initiates callbacks for high risk patients, follow up or changes in diagnosis/treatment per department standards

10. Manages department culture book, i.e. calling patients with results after discharge and coordinating any follow up with Emergency Department provider

11. Identifies high risk patients for discharge planning needs and implements per PRH policy

12. Initiates intervention for the aggressive/violent patient in accordance with CPI training

13. Supports department efforts to decrease ER wait times through Best Demonstrated Practice Guidelines

14. Verbalizes an understanding of Emergency Department metrics and role in providing customer excellence

15. Adheres to unit standards for documenting patient care

16. Completes annual competencies within appropriate timeframe

17. Consistently “Puts Patient Safety First” when performing job duties or providing care

B. Emergency Department (higher patient acuity)

1. Performs assessment/reassessment according to department standards based on level of acuity

2. Demonstrates knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed in the Emergency Department and associated nursing care

3. Recognize and respond to changes in a patient’s condition

4. Demonstrates knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology of system(s) being assessed based on chief complaint

5. Provide safe medication administration for the Emergency Department patient

6. Identifies high risk patients for discharge planning needs and implements per PRH policy

7. Initiates intervention for the aggressive/violent patient in accordance with CPI training

8. Supports department efforts to decrease wait times through Best Demonstrated Practice Guidelines

9. Recognizes life threatening arrhythmia’s and initiates appropriate treatment

10. Interprets hemodynamic data accurately and initiates care which is appropriate to patient’s condition

11. Initiates standard Emergency Department protocols in collaboration with provider (MD, DO, PA, NP) i.e., chest pain, stroke, asthma, etc.

12. Prepares and administers medications for Rapid Sequence Intubation

13. Completes appropriate documentation for:

a. Transfers to include adherence with EMTALA

b. Patients leaving against medical advice (AMA)

c. Patients leaving prior to medical screening (LPME)

14. Successfully assumes resource nurse responsibility upon completion of orientation into this role to include:

a. Assigns work considering individual staff competencies

b. Patient needs including changes in acuity level

c. Coordinates unit activities

d. Anticipates staffing requirements

e. Delegates appropriately

15. Verbalizes an understanding of Emergency Department metrics and role in providing customer excellence

16. Adheres to unit standards for documenting patient care

17. Completes annual competencies within appropriate timeframe

18. Consistently “Puts Patient Safety First” when performing job duties or providing care

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:  (Minimum relevant work experience for successful job performance) 

Less than 1 year 

Emergency Room experience preferred    

Education:

2 year/ Associate Degree

BSN Preferred

    

Licensure:

NH Licensed Registered Nurse or valid compact state RN license.

Special Qualifications:

ACLS   

BLS

PALS—within 6 months of hire

Other:   TNCC within 2 years of Hire

  NRP within 1st year from hire date

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Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Facility: Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Job ID: 00147-7892
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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