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Registered Nurse, Unit based - Surgical Oncology & Urology Unit, Per diem

Company: Dartmouth Health
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewSurgical Oncology & Urology UnitD/N Rotation (12 hour shifts) Unit Based, Per Diem Are you an energetic, strong team player interested in the surgical population? 2 West is a 12-bed surgical inpatient and adolescent care unit.We have a 4 to 1 patient to nurse ratio with a charge nurse or clinical nurse supervisor working out of an assignment.The population we serve includes surgical oncology, urology, colorectal, general surgery and pediatric patients 15 years of age or older.2 West is a close knit unit with patient safety at its heart.We have a robust Practice Area Council (PAC) that together with leadership, addresses practice concerns and makes suggestions for improvements. Interested nurses should be motivated to learn about this population of patients and enjoy working collaboratively with team members to ensure patient outcomes are met. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, team focused environment, please consider joining our 2 West team. The Clinical Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide evidence-based care and to continuously monitor and evaluate practice to ensure safe passage of patients that is in the best interest of populations served. ResponsibilitiesUtilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care. Utilizes critical thinking and the nursing process to anticipate and recognize changes in patient status, taking action to modify the plan of care or to elevate to the care team as necessary. Practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics to advocate for patients, uphold their autonomy in decision-making, ensure informed consent and assist patients in families in expressing self-determination.Actively seeks feedback and acts to improve performance. Engages in the governance of practice.Manages interpersonal relationships for self and with others.Mentors colleagues for the advancement of nursing practice and the profession.Assumes authority and accountability for the nursing care of patients while appropriately delegating elements of care to others members of the care delivery team in accordance with laws, regulations and policies and procedures. Prioritizes and organizes time to optimize patient outcomes.Actively seeks out the most current evidence and standards and applies and translates to daily practice. Role models a culture of inquiry, developing new knowledge by contributing to research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice at the local level.Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.Actively partners with others to effect change that produces positive outcomes through the exchange of knowledge. Precepts the student nurse, nurse extern, nurse resident, experienced clinical nurse and other members of the healthcare team. Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) with 1 year of experience.
  • Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with 2 years' experience. * All Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses must commit to completing a BSN or higher nursing degree within 10 years of their hire date. Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
    • Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.
      • Area of Interest: Nursing;
      • FTE/Hours per pay period: .01 hrs/per week (per diem/temp);
      • Shift: Rotating;
      • Job ID: 9992;---- ---- ---- ----
        There are so many reasons to join Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, members of--, the premiere health system in New England.
        First and foremost are our people. No matter the role, you'll find a shared purpose here. We have doctors ready to teach their knowledge, nurses who lead through experience, and other like-minded individuals collaborating for the health of the community, while inspiring each other day after day.
        Career development
        Affiliated with Dartmouth College, the atmosphere here is very collegial. You'll discover educational and research opportunities around every corner. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, you never stop learning.
        You'll also appreciate the resources our wide-spread health care system provides. You'll have access to experts at the top of their fields, advanced technologies, and modern facilities that enable you to care for patients like nowhere else.
        Benefits and wellness
        We offer a total compensation package that includes competitive health and wellness benefits. These benefits consist of "Core Benefits" that are provided by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics as well as "Benefit Choices" that allow you to select additional benefits to meet your personal situation and needs.
        Our locations
        New England is a very special place to live, work, and become part of a community. We have some of the most advanced educational institutions, best health care, and diverse cultural and recreational offerings you will find anywhere in the country. The public schools are excellent, the mountains are beautiful, and the lakes are pristine. No wonder so many people love it here.

Keywords: Dartmouth Health, New England , Registered Nurse, Unit based - Surgical Oncology & Urology Unit, Per diem, Healthcare , Lebanon, Northeast

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