Job Description

Job Summary:

The Emergency Department (ED) Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible and accountable for patient care in the ED. The ED RN utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of ED patients. The ED RN directs and coordinates patient care while collaborating with physicians, ED staff members, and ancillary/support services. The ED RN provides care in compliance with hospital policies and the national Emergency Nurses Association Core Curriculum (ENA) and Standards of Practice.  In addition, the ED RN possesses knowledge of CMS (HCFA) standards specific to Critical Access Hospitals State of New Hampshire, State Department of Health guidelines, New Hampshire Board of Nursing rules, and the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Nursing Practice. The ED RN with on-the-job training will work as the second RN until competencies are complete. The ED RN works closely with ED medical staff, general Medical Staff, RN Preceptor, Paramedics, and ED Technicians, as well as, clinical and support staff from all disciplines. The ED Intern RN demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills when interacting with colleagues, providers, patients, families, and the general public.

About WMC:

The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

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