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Parkland Medical Center
Parkland Medical Center is proud to provide all the care you need close to home in its 86-bed, Level III Trauma hospital in Derry, New Hampshire. Through our partnerships with The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart Institute (NEHI), we bring specialized medicine by highly skilled physicians, innovative approaches to treatment and advanced technology to our communities. With convenient locations in Derry, Londonderry and Salem, we’re proud to provide all the care you need close to home.
Registered Nurse – Ambulatory Care Unit / Post Anesthesia Care Unit (ACU/PACU)
Position Summary: The ACU/PACU nurse will monitor all post op patients who enter the ACU and PACU post-surgery or other invasive procedures. Competencies include ACLS, airway and cardiac monitoring expertise, emergency care and the ability to care for all patient populations. Call may be an integral part of the position. The PACU works closely with the anesthesia department and assists in coordination of patient care.
Incorporates appropriate assessments and intervention skills in all interactions and delivery of nursing care
Communicates with patients, team members and management in an accurate, timely manner
Documents in a complete, timely manner; appropriately uses computer charting/ ordering
Applies critical thinking skills and considers alternatives
Develops and maintains human care relationships
Acknowledges the impact illness/hospitalization has on patients and families; adapts care management for diverse populations and environments’ advocates for needs of clients; provides care in an ethical and legal manner
Recognizes the importance of teamwork among care providers
Adapts care management for diverse populations and environments
Acknowledges limits of experience and capability and requests assistance appropriately
Verbalizes scope of practice for self and others, delegates and assigns care, coordinates care within multi-disciplinary team
Incorporates teaching in delivery of care with a focus on health promotion
Provides information to patient, assesses for barriers to learning, uses colleagues as a resource as appropriate, provides counseling about health behaviors
Applies know of the patient populations served within unit; provides age-appropriate care, applies knowledge of expected norms in planning care (i.e. VS, lab values, assessment, etc.)
Integrates technical, psychological, social, intellectual and physical skills
Demonstrates the unit-specific skills required for assigned role and service area
Maintains the integrity of sterile field
Maintains required competencies based on high-risk/low-volume/problem-prone areas
Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction
Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement
Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy
To hear from our Parkland employees on why they love their nursing teams!
Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of NH or compact state
BLS, ACLS, and PALS – (with the American Heart Association)
BSN preferred (or higher degree in Nursing preferred)
ADN will strongly be encouraged to achieve a BSN within four years of hire
Tuition Reimbursement Program (up to $5,250/calendar year)
Student Loan Assistance (up to $1,800/calendar Year)
At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.
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