The Infectious Disease Clinic at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is seeking a highly qualified Nurse Clinician to join our dynamic team. Nurse Clinicians are experts in patient care and can assist in managing acute and long-term care for patients with HIV. They can evaluate problems, lab tests, address educational needs and make referrals to other specialists. They have immediate access to physicians and consult with them as necessary. In addition, they provide care to individuals with HCV, as well as care and counseling around PEP and PrEP. The Nurse Clinician works both independently and as part of a team and has a BSN. The hours are M-F 8-5, no nights, weekends or holidays.
The ideal candidate has experience with HIV Nursing, Substance Abuse and/or Public Health and preferably masters prepared. We are seeking a well-rounded clinically strong RN who can work independently with a patient care load. The RN in this role will have empathy, compassion, open mindedness and demonstrate a commitment to working with marginalized and vulnerable populations of people with different cultural and sexual orientations. ID nurses are vocal patient advocates who provide health equity within a safe, non-judgmental space and deliver quality wellness services that promote optimal health for our HIV community.
The RN in this role coordinates services within the interdisciplinary team using a trauma informed approach to assure high quality management of disease. The qualitied candidate will provide culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life and promote healthy living. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, the LGBTQ Community, and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and HCV.
Supports patient and families through procedures, medication therapy, emotional and financial issues, etc.
Provides telephone triage, prescription needs, and notification and implication of lab results.
Arranges for lab work and procedures. Provides timely notification to families of the results of test procedures, radiology studies, blood work, and any other tests ordered by the team.
Assists with patient and family needs and patient education materials.
Documents patient problems and progress.
Works with Nurse Manager to ensure adequate nursing coverage.
Acts as multi-disciplinary liaison with staff from radiology, laboratory, financial services, pharmacies, medical insurance companies, referring providers, and the in-patient units.
Assists with training and education of nursing students, medical students, and medical residents.
Participates in relevant educational offerings to enhance effectiveness and achieve required in-service training, and certification.
Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) with 3 years of clinical experience required.
Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing (MSN) strongly preferred.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required for the OR-Anesthesiology Department
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth- Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. With destinations like Boston, New York, the seacoast and ski country within driving distance, the opportunities - both career and personal - truly make New Hampshire the ideal place to work and play.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.