The ICN nurse assumes responsibility and accountability for an assigned number of patients and provides direct patient care to the newborns and neonates admitted to the Intensive Care Nursery. The care provided extends to all family members as appropriate through the use of the nursing process.
Identifies patient health-related problems and risk states and develops nursing care plans accordingly. Assists other nurses in assessment, diagnosis, care planning, and evaluation of outcomes.
Provides individualized nursing care, recognizes and takes appropriate action for significant changes in patient conditions.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care and makes necessary modifications to assist with optimal patient outcomes.
Establishes relevant, evidence-based and safe nursing interventions and priorities when providing nursing care, including administering of medications.
Collaborates effectively with patient, patient's significant others, and members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Acts as a resource to peers, student nurses, medical students, house officers, and other health care providers.
Communicates patient status through verbal, electronic, and written means with other health care providers, and takes appropriate action for patient well-being.
Observes patient to recognize nursing needs. Implements care/interventions directly when needed (physical, social or emotional) or indirectly by collaboration with other nursing team members, physicians or members of other health care disciplines.
Collaborates with colleagues to ensure patient and family involvement with discharge planning and the achievement of identified needs through teaching or referrals. Assumes responsibility for ensuring an integrated discharge planning process.
Identifies and offers solutions to patient care delivery issues through quality improvement, continuing education, research, and peer review activities.
Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program
Eligible for NH nursing license
BSN and one year of experience required
Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with two years' experience
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities â“ both career and personal â“ truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.
Applicants are encouraged to apply at the link below: https://dhnursing.org/
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.