Senior Health Nurse Practitioner

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Senior Health Nurse Practitioner

Elliot’s Senior Health Geriatric Healthcare team is looking for a caring, compassionate and experienced senior health nurse practitioner to work in one of greater Manchester’s long-term care/rehab facilities.

Work with a collaborative team of Geriatricians and APRNs along with a supportive and integrated healthcare team of nurses, medical assistants, a clinical pharmacist, and social workers in order to care for our geriatric patients.

POSITION SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Advance Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner is the provision of compassionate, effective, efficient, quality health, nursing, and medical care directly to patients. APRN’s practice autonomously in independent roles or in collaboration with other medical professionals across a variety of settings and provide the complete range of services consistent with standards established by a national credentialing or certifying body recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and approved by the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing in the appropriate APRN role and specialty in accordance with the State of New Hampshire Nurse Practice Act, Section RSA 326-B:11 (Scope of APRN Practice and Authority).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct care to patients along the wellness spectrum by performing advanced assessment, diagnosis, prescribing, selecting, administering, and providing therapeutic measures and treatment regimes to patients with undifferentiated symptoms as well as those with established diagnoses.
  • Is accountable for recognizing the limits of his/her knowledge and experience and for planning the management of situations beyond APRN expertise by consulting with or referring patients to other health providers as appropriate. Promotes professional growth through mentoring of new staff or students as well as for interpreting the role of the nurse practitioner to individuals, families, and other professionals.
  • Demonstrates consistently a high ethical standard and abides by all current legal standards as advocates for their patient(s). APRN’s promote advocacy activities that support their patients at the practice, hospital, community, state, or national level.
  • Strives continuously to improve the quality of his/her patient care by developing, participating, disseminating, or interpreting current clinical research evidence and quality improvement data into practice at the local, community, state, or national level.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of how to obtain consultation, plan, and implement collaborative management, referring, or transferring the care of the patient as appropriate.
  • Ability to maintain accurate, legible, timely, and confidential patient records.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE

Education: Must hold a graduate degree earned in an accredited advanced practice registered nurse education program or have graduated before July 1, 2004 from an APRN education program accredited by a national accrediting body.

Experience:

  • Shall possess at least 2 years’ experience as an advanced practice nurse.
  • Additional education and experience may be necessary according to the specified role intended for the APRN practice area and may be added in an addendum.

Certification/Licensure: Must be currently certified by national certifying body in the specialty for which the applicant was educated that is recognized by the New Hampshire State Board of Nursing. Currently hold an maintain an RN and APRN license to practice in the state of New Hampshire or be eligible to obtain such license prior to date of hire.

  • Schedule: Full time,  Monday through Friday Days
  • Other: Weeknight and Weekend Call rotation

Nestled along the Merrimack River, Manchester is the largest entertainment, sports, arts and cultural destination in New Hampshire. Located in the heart of New England, Manchester is a thriving metropolitan community, located within an hour’s drive of Boston, the seacoast, lakes region, and White Mountains of New Hampshire. Enjoy Four Season living, excellent school systems, and no state income or sales tax!  Explore the rich heritage, breathtaking beauty, and see why Money magazine annually ranks the area as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Live.”

Elliot Health System, a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) entity, is the largest provider of comprehensive healthcare services in Southern New Hampshire. The cornerstone of EHS is Elliot Hospital, a 296- bed acute care facility, recently credentialed as an ACS Level II Trauma Center. The mainstay of our organization is the Elliot Physician Network, which employs a collaborative and engaged team of primary care physicians and specialists. Our state of the art outpatient practices, located throughout the Southern New Hampshire area, bring the most comprehensive care to patients and families where they work and live. With a fully integrated Epic EMR, our clinicians enjoy the ability to provide continuity of care for our patients at every EHS location.

To apply, email James Campbell at: JCampbell2@Elliot-HS.org or fill out our online for on this page. You can interact with us socially at facebook.com/elliotphysicians or on Twitter @ElliotPhysician.

We are an equal opportunity employer embracing the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for employees of all ethnic backgrounds, cultures, ages, lifestyles and physical abilities.

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