Job Description

About UCVH:

Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital (UCVH), an affiliate of North Country Healthcare, is a 16-bed critical access hospital serving 20 communities and 8,500 people in its service area which includes communities in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine. UCVH provides over 4,000 emergency department visits, 325 outpatient surgeries, 300 inpatient admissions, 7,000 imaging studies, and 140,000 laboratory tests annually. UCVH offers a broad array of services including a 24/7 fully staffed emergency department, outpatient surgical care, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient care, ambulatory care, x-ray, MRI, CT scans, mammography, outpatient rehabilitation, laboratory services, and more.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities 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.

Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.

Job Summary:

Emergency Department Manager - is responsible and accountable for coordinating the activities and providing clinical and managerial leadership and clinical skill expertise for Emergency Department. Contributes to the vision, mission, strategic plan of the organization, and is accountable for the standards of care and practice where clinical nursing is practiced. Must be clinically competent in ED nursing skills, including ED triage. Direct patient care services are performed on an as needed basis, typically 60% of the time. Possesses knowledge of CMS (HCFA) standards specific to Emergency Department within a Critical Access Hospital, New Hampshire Board of Nursing rules, professional organization standards of practice and the rules, regulations, policies and procedures. 

Medical/Surgical ManagerNurse Manager assumes leadership, accountability and responsibility for the nursing care team operations for Medical/Surgical Unit while maintaining responsibility to provide individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process.

Qualifications:   Current registered nurse license in the State of New Hampshire.  ACLS, PALS, required within six months of hire. TNCC and ENPC required within 1 year of hire.  CEN preferred.
BSN or MSN preferred. Management experience preferred.  Five years of nursing experience required.

We Offer:

* Recruitment/Retention Bonus

* Relocation Assistance

* Education Loan Repayment

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