Clinical Nurse (FT) - 36hrs/wk Neuro Special Care Unit Day/Night Rotating - (Paid Relocation to N...
Location: New Haven
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Job Description**Relocation to New Hampshire is required for
this position. Paid relocation packages are available for out of
state candidates.** NEUROSCIENCESPECIAL CARE UNIT (NSCU) The
Clinical Nurse isresponsible for utilizing the nursing process to
provide evidence-based careand to continuously monitor and evaluate
practice to ensure safe passage ofpatients that is in the best
interest of populations served. Neuro Special Care Unit (NSCU).
TheNSCU provides an intimate team environment with excellent
opportunities forongoing learning by participating in patient care
in our cuttingedge Stroke and Epilepsy programs. It is an 8-bed
continuous careenvironment with full bedside monitoring
capabilities. Patients require morenursing care than the general
neuroscience/ENT unit can provide, but do notneed acute critical
care. NSCU nurses care for these higher acuity patientsincluding:
post-operative neuroscience, ENT patients, traumatic brain
injuries,acute strokes, complex ENT surgeries, continuous cardiac
monitoring, cardiacdrips, external ventricular drains (EVD), lumbar
drains, and complexrespiratory, medical and multi-trauma needs.
Responsibilities: A listing of the keyresponsibilities 1. Utilizes
the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identifyoutcomes, plan,
implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care. 2. Utilizes
critical thinking and the nursing process to anticipateand
recognize changes in patient status, taking action to modify the
plan ofcare or to elevate to the care team as necessary. 3.
Practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics to advocatefor
patients, uphold their autonomy in decision-making, ensure informed
consentand assist patients in families in expressing
self-determination. 4. Actively seeks feedback and acts to improve
performance. 5. Engages in the governance of practice. 6. Manages
interpersonal relationships for self and with others. 7. Mentors
colleagues for the advancement of nursing practice and
theprofession. 8. Assumes authority and accountability for the
nursing care ofpatients while appropriately delegating elements of
care to others members ofthe care delivery team in accordance with
laws, regulations and policies andprocedures. 9. Prioritizes and
organizes time to optimize patient outcomes. 10. Actively seeks out
the most current evidence and standards andapplies and translates
to daily practice. 11. Role models a culture of inquiry, developing
new knowledge bycontributing to research, quality improvement, and
evidence-based practice atthe local level. 12. Transferor 13.
Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas
ofpractice. 14. Actively partners with others to effect change that
producespositive outcomes through the exchange of knowledge. 15.
Precepts the student nurse, nurse extern, nurse
resident,experienced clinical nurse and other members of the
healthcare team. 16. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: * Graduate from anaccredited Nursing
Program required. * BSN with one year ofexperience or ADN with two
years of experience * Must obtain andmaintain clinical competencies
within assigned unit. * Excellent written,verbal and computer
skills required. * Demonstratedabilities with problem solving,
leadership, communication, fiscalresponsibility and teamwork. *
Ability to workeffectively in groups of employees and with patients
and patient families isessential. *All Associate Degree (ADN)
preparednurses must commit to completing a BSN or higher nursing
degree within 10 yearsof their hire date. Required
Licensure/Certification Skills: * LicensedRegistered Nurse in New
Hampshire required. * Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificaterequired
upon hire and as applicable, higher level per unit
certificationrequirements as stated on the grid attached to the
AHAand Life Support Policy.
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