Exeter Hospital

Req#13378

Req#: 13378
Full Time,Day Shift 7:00AM – 3:30PM Mon – Fri
ON – CALL Rotating weeknight and every 3rd weekend

Exeter Hospital, Core Physicians, and Rockingham VNA & Hospice, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, proudly serve the beautiful NH seacoast region. Our principal mission is to work together to create healthier communities. What makes us unique is the spirit of our staff who are team-oriented and focused on providing outstanding patient care experience and quality outcomes for those we are privileged to serve. In addition, we want to ensure that our employees feel well cared for by offering a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing training and growth opportunities, wellness resources, special perks, and more.

Our Magnet designation is recognition of our excellent nursing staff and the high quality, innovative patient care we deliver every day in our community.

The Cardiovascular Lab is a diagnostic and intervention procedural area for both cardiac and peripheral vascular cases. The scope of care includes pre-catheterization teaching and preparations, assisting the physician during procedures, administering IV conscious sedation, continual monitoring of hemodynamics, assessing patient comfort, sheath removal and recovering the patient following catheterization. Support is offered to the patient and families as well as to Exeter Hospital staff.

The Cardiovascular Lab also performs electrophysiologic procedures to include pacemaker and internal defibrillator implants.

Elective procedures are performed Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with personnel and resources available for rapid mobilization within 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. This is a high acuity department that has a research-based practice, providing state-of-the-art procedures and interventions.

Call requirement: This position has an 11-12 days/month including every 3rd weekend call requirement.  Additionally, staff is responsible to cover a 6 bay holding area on a rotating day schedule.The call shift is a set schedule from 3:30pm on Friday to 7am on Monday. The department tries to map out their call schedule at least 4 weeks in advance. The department works a hybrid of set call/self-schedule. 

Requirements:

  • 2 to 3 years experience in critical care; ED or ICU preferred
  • RN license – NH or other compact state
  • BSN Preferred
  • CPR certified within 90 days of hire
  • ACLS preferred upon hire
  • BLS prior to start date

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Positions and immobilizes patient on examining table following specified protocols.
  2. Continuous assessment of patient hemodynamics.
  3. Performs conscious sedation.
  4. Mix and maintain IV/IC infusion and bolus.
  5. Alerts Physician to changes in patient responses.
  6. Assists Physician in interventional procedures.
  7. Recovery of patient to Phase I.
  8. Acts as liaison between family, patient and Physician.
  9. Performs procedures to include non-sterile, dressing changes and maintaining aseptic techniques.
  10. Performs all duties of staff RN as appropriate.

Learn more about Nursing at Exeter here: Nursing at Exeter

 

 

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