Medical/Surgical RN

Under the direction of the Clinical Director of Inpatient Services, the Medical/Surgical RN assumes responsibility for a patient assignment in the Medical/Surgical Unit. The RN utilizes and acquires knowledge of current and best practices in patient care. The RN retains the responsibility for the direction and guidance of ancillary personnel activities within the unit. The RN supports the 5 pillars of excellence: people, quality, service, finance, and growth.

The RN understands and adheres to all Littleton Regional Healthcare and department-specific policies and procedures and the practice standards outlined in the New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act. This position will support the mission, vision, values, and strategic initiatives of Littleton Regional Healthcare and demonstrates a commitment to quality service to patients, the public, coworkers, and physicians.

Responsibilities: A listing of the critical responsibilities.

  • Employs written policies and procedures according to the LRH Nursing Division
  • Completes assigned applicable nursing competencies on time
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Attends unit staff meetings
  • Provides complete and accurate charting of care and interventions provided to facilitate high-quality of care across the patient continuum
  • Provide education to patients and their families
  • Works to include the patient and family in the plan of care for the patient
  • Exhibits excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Works consistently to improve the patient care experience
  • Participates in the orientation of new personnel
  • Floats and/or is cross-trained to work in other areas of LRH
  • Participates in in-house educational programs
  • Participates in and promotes environmental safety
  • Promotes patient safety
  • Performs independently and functions in a professional manner
  • Supports and contributes to the mission and vision of Littleton Regional
  • Healthcare with a continuous focus on excellence in customer service and patient care delivery
  • Establishes and maintains a professional relationship with patients, visitors, staff, physicians, and the community
  • Assures confidentiality of patient information at all times
  • Assesses personal learning and professional growth needs and seeks educational opportunities to meet those needs
  • Performs other duties as needed within the scope of practice in support of departmental and institutional needs and requirements
  • Adheres to LRH, department, and compliance policies, procedures, regulations, and laws

Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • BLS certification (exempt if current in ACLS and PALS)
  • ACLS certification
  • PALS certification

Required Education/Course(s)/Training:

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • 1-2 years previous clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred

Preferred Certification/Registration:

  • National certification is strongly encouraged but not required

Position: Medical/Surgical RN
Area of Interest:
FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.00 – 1.00 – 40 hrs/week
Shift: FT, PT, Per Diem // Day, Evening, Night availability
Requisition ID: 1161

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About Littleton Regional Healthcare

Littleton Regional Healthcare offers a fast-paced and challenging environment where commitment to the patient provides a positive, supportive, and inviting atmosphere. As the market leader in compensation and benefits in our region, we are proud to invest in our most important asset – our people. We recruit the best to provide the best. Our 25-bed critical access hospital in the White Mountains of Northern New Hampshire offers a place to build a distinguished career in healthcare and much more. It’s a place to build a life and a future for yourself and your family. Join the leading healthcare organization in northern New Hampshire! Proudly serving the North Country of New Hampshire and the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont since 1907.

As the desired vacation setting, the area offers some of the most beautiful scenery and natural wonders in America. Littleton offers year-round recreation, including hiking, fishing, golf, skiing, snowmobiling, tax-free shopping, no state income taxes, a convenient location between Boston and Montreal, and elite schools. This is why Littleton, New Hampshire, was voted one of America's 10 top small towns!

Benefits at Littleton Regional Healthcare

All full-time employees are eligible for health (including domestic partner), dental, vision, and life insurance and retirement with employer contribution, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and other benefits. Part-time employees are eligible for the same benefits at a modified level depending on the position.

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