Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Department: Emergency Department – Nashua NH
Schedule: Full-time 30+ hours
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For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, A MAGNET designated facility, 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.
We have literally been at the heart of better health for Greater Nashua. Our main downtown campus, a familiar landmark for generations, has grown along with the Gate City. Today, The Medical Center and our affiliated doctors and services extend across much of southern New Hampshire. Along with our growth has been the opportunity for many to build and enhance their careers within our organization. We encourage the professional and personal development of our employees and are proud of the workplace culture we have developed.
At Southern New Hampshire Health, we believe in the little moments and the power of small gestures. It is our desire to make every patient, family or visitor interaction meaningful.
You'll see some of these wonderful moments in our new video “We believe in the little moments…”
The Emergency Services Psychiatric Registered Nurse cares for patients ranging from adolescents to adults with acute and/or chronic psychiatric disorders. Care is delivered utilizing a patient-centered approach incorporating the Professional Practice Model. He/she provides patient centered care through teamwork and collaboration to achieve quality patient outcomes.
§ Current NH licensure as a Registered Nurse
§ Effective written and verbal communication skills
§ Completion of BSN or higher nursing degree by 2020
§ Baccalaureate in nursing and/or Board certification strongly preferred
§ Recent psychiatric nursing experience strongly preferred
§ Ability to achieve the following competencies:
- Within 30 days:
o Basic Life Support
o Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB)
- Within 90 days:
o Intravenous Therapy
o Suicide Risk Assessment
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.