Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Department: Emergency Department
Schedule: Full Time
The Emergency Department of Southern New Hampshire Medical Center provides culturally competent care to the diverse population of Southern New Hampshire with a 30-bed, critical care unit. In addition to supporting the community as a Level III Trauma Center, and Primary Accredited Stroke Facility, the ED has taken proactive steps to provide safe care to our psychiatric population through the implementation of a 6-bed secured intradepartmental unit. With increased patient volumes and higher acuity, the ED is prepared to accommodate additional patients through utilization of hallway beds and a triage fast-track area. We support and take pride in providing numerous educational opportunities for our staff to pursue board certifications and higher education in addition to the advanced technical skills they provide, such as ultrasound guided IV placement and arterial IV line management. Our robust staff of nurses, paramedics, LNAs and Health Unit Coordinators work 12-hour shifts around the clock to provide a continuous higher level of care to our community
In collaboration with the Director of the Emergency Department, the Emergency Department Nurse Manager assists in providing 24 hour / 7 day coverage for managing the operations of the unit. The Nurse Manager assists with the oversight of professional nursing practice to achieve safe, quality patient care as defined by the strategic goals of the medical center. This role serves as a transformational leader and maintains current knowledge to coordinate the delivery of care to the specific patient populations cared for on the Emergency Department. This role effectively manages within a complex environment through collaboration by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies. The Nurse Manager serves as a role model, promotes adaptation to change, and a positive work environment.
- BSN required. Master’s degree in healthcare specialization preferred.
- Current NH licensure as a RN required. ACLS, TNCC, PALS, BLS, ENPC also required. CEN achieve within one year.
- Experience as a clinical manager/resource nurses for a minimum of three years with evidence of critical thinking, prioritization of unit needs based on volume, acuity and staffing required.
About Southern New Hampshire Health:
For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has honored our mission: to improve, maintain, and preserve the overall health and well-being of individuals living in the greater Nashua area by providing information, education, and access to exceptional health and medical care services.
If you are interested in joining a 4-time Magnet® organization, then Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, is the place for you. There are many options to practice throughout our 188-bed acute care facility. Our state-of-the-art units provide a wide array of equipment and patient acuity depending on your professional interests, certifications, and experience level.
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.