Registered Nurse - 5 North
Company: Concord Hospital
Posted on: January 7, 2021
Job DescriptionSummaryThe Registered Nurse (RN) 2 is responsible
for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care
for a group of population specific patients for the department
/unit, from simple to complex, with multi-system issues in a safe
and therapeutic environment. The RN uses knowledge of the
principles of growth and development over the life span, assesses
data reflective of the patient's status and interprets information
needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her
age specific needs. The RN engages in caring relationships with
patient's, families, and significant others, works collaboratively
with other health care workers, and uses sound judgments while
performing nursing and medical interventions. The RN adheres to
specialty standards and organizational standards, policies,
procedures, guidelines and protocols. Reports to the Director
and/or Nurse Manager. May participate in supervision of Licensed
Nursing Assistants and unlicensed personnel.EducationGraduated from
an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred.Certification,
Registration & LicensureRegistered Nurse - New Hampshire Board of
NursingBasic Life Support - American Heart AssociationExperienceOne
year prior clinical nursing experience.Evidence of experience in
working effectively and positively with patients, care providers,
and the multi-disciplinary team. Evidence of the ability to perform
as a member of a team.Responsibilities
- Bases nursing actions by applying principles of purposeful,
organized thinking to make clinical judgment/decisions.
- Gathers data through history taking and physical assessment and
interprets data in order to plan and implement interventions to
meet patient care needs.
- Develops, evaluates and revises patient's plan of care and
nursing actions in response to patient's needs.
- Documents care provided and patient's progress toward
attainment of desired outcomes.
- Directs and supervises others in the performance of delegated
- Teaches the patient and/or significant other(s) about the plan
of care. Prepares patients to manage their care after discharge,
transfer or preparation for procedure/test.
- Manages time and resources to deliver patient care.
- Administers medications to patients.
- Provides direct patient care.
- Leads the health care team.
- Serves as a Resource Person for assigned shift.
- Serves as a preceptor for new employees.
- Performs job specific requirements and other duties as
assigned.Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity
employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all
employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because
of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender
identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic
information, disability or protected veteran status.EEO is the
LAWApplicants to and employees of this company are protected under
federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link
above to find out more.If you are an individual with a disability
and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the
application process, you may contact Human Resources at
603-230-7269.Physical and Work RequirementsThe physical demands and
characteristics of the work environment described here are
representative ofthose that will be encountered by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essentialfunctions.The Dictionary of Occupational
Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee
mustregularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently
lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 - 25 pounds, andoccasionally
lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 - 50 pounds.While performing the
duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to do fine
motor, hear, speak,and walk. The employee is frequently required to
bend, reach, sit, squat, and stand. The employee isoccasionally
required to climb, do repetitive motion, kneel, and smell.Specific
vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth
perception, far vision, near vision,and peripheral vision.The
employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, blood borne
pathogens, and bodily fluids. Theemployee is occasionally exposed
to airborne contaminants, chemotherapeutic agents, electrical
hazards -shock, moving mechanical parts, non-weather related heat
or cold, slippery surfaces, and toxic or causticchemicals.The noise
level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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