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Company: Exeter Hospital
Location: Exeter, NH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech



Assimilates into professional role.  Provides professional nursing care within assigned unit.  Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. 


  • 0-6 months experience
  • BSN preferred
  • Registered Nurse or other compact state
  • BCLS certified - for selected nursing positions within 30 days

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Practice Standards
    • Adheres to hospital policies, ANA standards of practice, and nursing code of ethics.
    • Ensures safe, timely and accurate medication and IV administration and transcription.
    • Successfully uses information technology.
    • Documentation is accurate, timely, concise, legible and adheres to departmental policy.
    • Integrates policies and/or national practice guidelines into patient care planning to achieve desired patient care outcomes.
    • Is an expert resource for content development of clinical practice (and therefore policy/procedure review or development).
  2. Assessment
    • Performs a physical assessment and elicits comprehensive patient history on admission appropriate to the setting and patient's condition utilizing accepted practice and documentation standards.
    • Performs systematic, ongoing assessments as patient condition and unit standards warrant.
    • Uses appropriate evidence-based assessment techniques and instruments in collecting pertinent data.
  3. Prioritization/Organization
    • Prioritizes established patient care problems and needs.
    • Makes clinical decisions independently, collaboratively, manages one's own assignment.
    • Manages own assignment while balancing efficiency and cost.
    • Recognizes own limitations and seeks collaboration/assistance when needed.
    • Modifies plans and re-prioritizes work quickly to handle the unexpected.
    • Manages multiple demands in prioritizing the patient care needs of an entire unit/dept.
    • Adapts routine protocols and resources to demonstrate effective clinical decision making, in situations that are less than predictable.
  4. Planning/Implementation
    • Communicates effectively during any patient hand-off.
    • Identifies and anticipates patient care needs and initiates the plan of care based upon actual or potential health risks or problems to attain mutually agreed upon outcomes.
    • Identifies patient priorities and discharge planning needs by utilizing assessment, 'best practice' standards, multidisciplinary team and patient input.
  5. Evaluation
    • Evaluates and modifies the effectiveness of the plan of care based on mutually agreed upon outcomes and patient feedback.
  6. Patient/Family Education
    • Identifies patient education needs and collaborates with other health care professionals to provide appropriate learning opportunities.
    • Documents patient education, interventions and patient's response in a clear and concise manner.
    • Develop formal patient education materials independently.
    • Develops/participates in community education programs or screenings.
  7. Professional Growth and Development
    • Seeks formal education to maintain and advance clinical and professional skills and knowledge.
    • Seeks assignments that challenge and stretch their ability.
    • Anticipates the need for and acquires new skills/training.
    • Able to work in more than one specialty area/unit/environment.
    • Is an active member of a professional organization and shares organizational information with their home department.
    • Maintains certification in specialty area. 

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