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Covenant Health REGISTERED NURSE in Nashua, New Hampshire

JOB SUMMARY

A registered nurse (RN) executes comprehensive nursing care activities on the Geropsychiatric Unit. This position is responsible for assessing, monitoring, recording and reporting symptoms or changes in patient conditions. RNs are required to maintain accurate patient reports and medical histories, perform mental and physical assessments, administer medication and treatment to patients, provide assistance to patients with daily activities and observe reactions. They are also responsible for managing activities with the therapeutic milieu including daily groups, education, 1:1 with individual patients and collaborating with other members of the treatment team to insure the best possible care for the patients. Complete individualized treatment plans for each patient upon admission and ongoing with the multidisciplinary treatment team. Plan, implement and coordinate nursing care activities for patients

Conduct therapies in accordance with patient’s diagnosis and needs.

Perform treatment intervention following physician orders such as medication administration and medical treatment orders. Collaborate with physicians, multidisciplinary team members, and outside health and social agencies. Provide efficient discharge plans and obtain accurate histories at admission Complete all required documentation relevant to patients in a timely, efficient manner. This includes but is not limited to

  • Admission paperwork

  • Assessments (mental and physical)

  • Progress notes

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    Education:

  • 2-year Associates degree or diploma from a 3-year Nursing program required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Must possess valid State of New Hampshire RN license

  • BLS certification required

    Experience:

  • One year previous nursing experience preferred

  • Medical terminology required

    Other Skills Required:

  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Interventions

  • Evaluations

  • Discharge paperwork

  • CQI+ data

  • Assure quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards, measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and regulatory standards

    Covenant Health Mission Statement

    We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

    Our Core Values:

    Compassion

    We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.

    Integrity

    We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.

    Collaboration

    We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

    Excellence

    We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation.

    We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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