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Registered Nurse

Company: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc.
Location: Woodsville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:The position is entitled to a retention bonus for selected candidate! Registered Nurse at this site may be eligible for the State Loan Repayment Program! Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain Electronic medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration requiredRequirements:Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.Monitor, record and report symptoms and changes in patients' conditions.Record patients' medical information and vital signs.Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments.Complete and sign all documentation in an accurate and timely mannerAssess the needs of individuals, families or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments to identify potential health or safety problems.Instruct individuals, families and other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention and childbirth, and develop health improvement programs.Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and supplies, and ensure that stock of supplies is maintained.Conduct specified laboratory tests.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills, including the principles of growth and development over the life span, necessary to provide care appropriate for each patient's age specific needs such as those for infant, adolescent and geriatric patients.Other duties, hours and ACHS site placement may be assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSSix months to one-year related experience.Registered Nurse in the State of NH with a current license.Experience in basic medical care i.e. lab procedures, injections, etc.Knowledge of medical procedures and sensitivity in working with medical team to deliver comprehensive care.CERTIFICATES & LICENSES REQUIREMENTSRN license in the State of NHCurrent BLS CertificationWORK ENVIRONMENTThis position operates in a professional clinical environment. This role will constantly interact with other people and routinely need to handle several responsibilities at once. This role uses constantly uses standard clinical tools and supplies (i.e. stethoscope, blood pressure meters, hemoglobin machines, autoclave, syringes, vaccines, glucometers, ear scopes). This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met 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 essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, hear and speak. A great deal of the professional day is spent walking, standing, moving, and manipulating equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. The employee frequently is required to use hands to palpate, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and repetitive key board motion. In the performance of certain patient care tasks, the Medical Assistant may be expected to have sufficient manual dexterity in order to safely perform various skills and techniques. The employee is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision. It is anticipated lifting 20-25 pounds in any given day. Lifting to 50 pounds may occasionally be required, depending on the type of care provided.OTHER REQUIREMENTSShould demonstrate strong oral communication skills. Must have basic experience/knowledge of computer systems and programs. Must be organized, self motivated and have the ability to perform many office tasks. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Ammonoosuc Community Health Services is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law PosterPI201593748

Keywords: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc., New England , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Woodsville, Northeast

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