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$66k
Per Year
Position range in Merrimack County $60k - $81k Per Year
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REGISTERED NURSE I-III #30834(Job Id 4161) STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE - Department of Health & Human Services Occupation: Registered Nurses
Location: CONCORD, NH - 03301 Positions available: 1
Job #: 101238
Updated: 6/18/2015 Expires: 6/17/2015
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State of New Hampshire Job Posting
Registered Nurse I-III
Department of Health & Human Services
New Hampshire Hospital
US:NH:CONCORD
Labor Grade: 19-23
#30834-Shift 1-Unit J
Registered Nurse I/Nurse Resident: $47,382.40 - $55,827.20 (Labor Grade 19)
Registered Nurse II: $51,438.40 - $60,507.20 (Labor Grade 21)
Register Nurse III: $55,827.20 - $66,268.80 (Labor Grade 23)
Plus Direct Care $.50/hr
Summary:
This position is assigned to work with the child/ adolescent and adult psychiatric client population.
Registered Nurse I:
SCOPE OF WORK:Under the direct supervision of the Unit Nursing Coordinator, the RN I utilizes the
Nursing Process to manage patients' presenting behavior and assist in meeting immediate and long
term needs for help. Reacts to patient care situations and uses knowledge to inform and guide
attempts to find solutions to problems. Practices within standards of the department, hospital, and
regulatory agencies.
Registered Nurse II:
SCOPE OF WORK:Under the direct supervision of the Unit Nursing Coordinator, the RN II utilizes
the Nursing Process to manage patients' presenting behavior and assist in meeting immediate and
long term needs for help. Responds to patient care situations and uses knowledge and experience to
find solutions to problems. Practices within standards of the department, hospital, and regulatory
agencies.
Registered Nurse III:
SCOPE OF WORK:Under the direct supervision of the Unit Nursing Coordinator, the RN III utilizes
the Nursing Process to manage patients' presenting behavior and assist in meeting immediate and
long term needs for help. Anticipates patient care situations and uses knowledge, experience and
expertise to proactively plan solutions to anticipated problems. Practices within standards of the
department, hospital, and regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities:
Registered Nurse I:
Functions as Nurse-in-Charge in the absence of the Nurse Specialist.
When in charge role, makes shift nursing care assignments based on assessment of patient needs
and acuity to assure appropriate level of care is provided.
Provides direct nursing care through application of the Nursing Process to patient care management
by assessing immediate and long term nursing needs.
Collects patient data by interview and/or observations to provide a basis for nursing assessment.
Completes nursing assessment and diagnoses on patient admission and as often as clinically
indicated to provide a basis for nursing care.
Completes patient assessments prior to authorizing Seclusion/Restraint in an emergency situation.
May perform venipuncture to collect blood for laboratory testing.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to formulate an individualized treatment plan.
Defines patient problems, identifies goals and nursing interventions to assist in formulation of
treatment plan.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the patient's care plan and documents patient's response to provide
for revision of treatment plan and readiness for discharge.
Coordinates and supervises subordinates in their provision of patient care through the use of patient
assignment, staff meetings, performance appraisals, etc., to provide safe and quality nursing care.
Administers medication and treatment according to Nursing Department Standards to assure a safe
level of treatment.
Educates patient/family/significant other regarding unit routines, rationale for interventions,
medications, treatments and health care needs and documents same to prepare patients for
discharge.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary treatment team to plan for discharge and documents the
nurses' involvement.
Evaluates and collaborates with Nursing Managers and unit staff to effect positive therapeutic milieu.
Monitors patient's medical problems, reports findings to Internal Medicine Department, carries out
medical treatments as indicated by Nursing Practice and as ordered by the physician to provide safe
quality nursing care.
Participates in activities to improve work flow and patient care.
Supervises mental health workers in assisting patients to carry out Activities of Daily Living, milieu
management, and various assigned patient care tasks.
Is responsible for and actively participates in own skill development via academic course work,
seminars, and training programs to improve overall contribution to patient care and professional
development.
Supervisors Workplace Safety Accountabilities
Ensures compliance with established hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures by:
maintaining competency in hospital approved Crisis Management Program (CMP) and Cardio
Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques for adults, children, infants and AED training.
conducting periodic (minimum quarterly basis) on site reviews;
completing competency based review, when applicable;
providing on the spot reinforcement/training on safety issues; referring staff to formal training
programs, as appropriate; and
recording safety related initiatives for annual reporting.
Total Commitment to Quality
Participates in the formulation of the mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives for the Department.
Carries out same by acting as an agent of the Department within the hospital. Supports the
organizational mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives as demonstrated by a positive leadership
presence in unit based, departmental, hospital wide, or in public meetings/committees.
Participates in the process of continuous quality improvement by supporting unit based quality
improvement activities. Demonstrates commitment to customer service values in professional
conduct and by promoting such values in assigned staff.
Registered Nurse II:
Functions as Nurse-in-Charge in the absence of the Nurse Specialist.
When in charge role, makes shift nursing care assignments based on assessment of patient needs
and acuity to assure appropriate level of care is provided.
Provides direct nursing care through application of the Nursing Process to patient care management
by assessing immediate and long term nursing needs.
Collects patient data by interview and/or observations to provide a basis for nursing assessment.
Completes nursing assessment and diagnoses on patient admission and as often as clinically
indicated to provide a basis for nursing care.
Completes patient assessments prior to authorizing Seclusion/Restraint in an emergency situation.
May perform venipuncture to collect blood for laboratory testing.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to formulate an individualized treatment plan.
Defines patient problems, identifies goals and plans nursing interventions to address problems and
meet goals of the treatment plan.
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the patient's care plan and documents patient's
response to provide for revision of treatment plan and readiness for discharge.
Coordinates and supervises subordinates in their provision of patient care through the use of patient
assignment, staff meetings, performance appraisals, etc., to provide safe and quality nursing care.
Administers medication and treatment according to Nursing Department Standards to assure a safe
level of treatment.
Educates patient/family/significant other regarding unit routines, rationale for interventions,
medications, treatments and health care needs and documents same to prepare patients for
discharge.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary treatment team to plan for discharge and documents the
nurses' involvement.
Evaluates and collaborates with Nursing Managers and unit staff to effect positive therapeutic milieu.
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Monitors patient's medical problems, reports findings to Internal Medicine Department, carries out
medical treatments as indicated by Nursing Practice and as ordered by the physician to provide safe
quality nursing care.
Supervises mental health workers in assisting patients to carry out Activities of Daily Living, milieu
management, and various assigned patient care tasks.
Supervises the nursing care of RN subordinates and participates in orientation of staff.
Acts as a role model for less experienced staff.
Identifies areas for improvement and participates in activities to improve workflow and patient care.
Is responsible for and actively participates in own skill development via academic course work,
seminars, and training programs to improve overall contribution to patient care and professional
development.
Supervisors Workplace Safety Accountabilities
Ensures compliance with established hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures by:
maintaining competency in hospital approved Crisis Management Program (CMP) and Cardio
Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques for adults, children, infants and AED training.
conducting periodic (minimum quarterly basis) on site reviews;
completing competency based review, when applicable;
providing on the spot reinforcement/training on safety issues; referring staff to formal training
programs, as appropriate; and
recording safety related initiatives for annual reporting.
Total Commitment to Quality
Participates in the formulation of the mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives for the Department.
Carries out same by acting as an agent of the Department within the hospital. Supports the
organizational mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives as demonstrated by a positive leadership
presence in unit based, departmental, hospital wide, or in public meetings/committees.
Participates in the process of continuous quality improvement by supporting unit based quality
improvement activities. Demonstrates commitment to customer service values in professional
conduct and by promoting such values in assigned staff.
Registered Nurse III:
Functions as Nurse-in-Charge in the absence of the Nurse Specialist.
When in charge role, makes shift nursing care assignments based on assessment of patient needs
and acuity to assure appropriate level of care is provided.
Provides direct nursing care through application of the Nursing Process to patient care management
by assessing immediate and long term nursing needs.
Collects patient data by interview and/or observations to provide a basis for nursing assessment.
Completes nursing assessment and diagnoses on patient admission and as often as clinically
indicated to provide a basis for nursing care.
Completes patient assessments prior to authorizing Seclusion/Restraint in an emergency situation.
May perform venipuncture to collect blood for laboratory testing.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to formulate an individualized treatment plan.
Defines patient problems, identifies goals and nursing interventions to assist in formulation of
treatment plan.
Identifies complex treatment-related problems and workflow issues and presents possible solutions
and goals.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the patient's care plan and documents patient's response to provide
for revision of treatment plan and readiness for discharge.
Coordinates and supervises subordinates in their provision of patient care through the use of patient
assignment, staff meetings, performance appraisals, etc., to provide safe and quality nursing care.
Administers medication and treatment according to Nursing Department Standards to assure a safe
level of treatment.
Educates patient/family/significant other regarding unit routines, rationale for interventions,
medications, treatments and health care needs and documents same to prepare patients for
discharge.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary treatment team to plan for discharge and documents the
nurses' involvement.
Evaluates and collaborates with Nursing Managers and unit staff to affect positive therapeutic milieu.
Monitors patient's medical problems, reports findings to Internal Medicine Department, carries out
medical treatments as indicated by Nursing Practice and as ordered by the physician to provide safe
quality nursing care.
Supervises mental health workers in assisting patients to carry out Activities of Daily Living, milieu
management, and various assigned patient care tasks
Supervises the nursing care of RN subordinates and participates in orientation of staff.
*Leads quality improvement activities to improve workflow and patient care.
*Promotes the use of evidence-based, expert nursing practices and acts as a professional role model
for less experienced staff.
*Is responsible for and actively participates in own skill development via academic course work,
seminars, and training programs to improve overall contribution to patient care and professional
development.
Supervisors Workplace Safety Accountabilities
Ensures compliance with established hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures by:
maintaining competency in hospital approved Crisis Management Program (CMP) and Cardio
Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques for adults, children, infants and AED training.
conducting periodic (minimum quarterly basis) on site reviews;
completing competency based review, when applicable;
providing on the spot reinforcement/training on safety issues; referring staff to formal training
programs, as appropriate; and
recording safety related initiatives for annual reporting.
Total Commitment to Quality
Participates in the formulation of the mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives for the Department.
Carries out same by acting as an agent of the Department within the hospital. Supports the
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organizational mission, philosophy, goals, and objectives as demonstrated by a positive leadership
presence in unit based, departmental, hospital wide, or in public meetings/committees.
Participates in the process of continuous quality improvement by supporting unit based quality
improvement activities. Demonstrates commitment to customer service values in professional
conduct and by promoting such values in assigned staff.
Registered Nurse I:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduation from a recognized nursing program with either affiliate or postgraduate
courses and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics and psychiatric nursing.
Experience: Experience is limited to that required for registration.
License/Certification: Current license as a Registered Nurse in New Hampshire.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: An employee may be required to work additional hours beyond their
normal work shift, engaged in work that is characteristic of their classification, in order to meet patient
care needs/safe staffing levels, established by the Nursing Department of New Hampshire Hospital.
Registered Nurse II:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduation from a recognized nursing program with either affiliate or postgraduate
courses and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics and psychiatric nursing.
Experience: One year's experience as a registered nurse in a setting equivalent to the position
assigned.
License/Certification: Current license as a Registered Nurse in New Hampshire.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: An employee may be required to work additional hours beyond their
normal work shift, engaged in work that is characteristic of their classification, in order to meet patient
care needs/safe staffing levels, established by the Nursing Department of New Hampshire Hospital.
Registered Nurse III:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Graduation from a recognized nursing program with either affiliate or postgraduate
courses and clinical experience.
Experience: Two years' experience as a registered nurse in a setting similar or equivalent to the
position assigned.
License/Certification: Current license as a Registered Nurse in New Hampshire.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be certified by the American Nurses Association or an
organization recognized by the ANA in a specialty that is consistent with the job accountabilities and
appropriate to the institution or agency in which the vacancy exists; e.g., Psychiatric and Mental
Health Nurse, Gerontological Nurse, Maternal and Child Health Nurse, Oncology, Wound Care, etc.
All nurse certification requirements must be specified on the supplemental job description and
approved by the Division of Personnel prior to recruitment.
Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.
In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or
a signature should be included with the application. If copies of transcripts have been requested
please reference this and have them forwarded to the Human Resources office for the agency listed
above.
Prior to applying, please be sure that you have completed your profile including your complete
employment history, education history, credentials and contact information. Please bear in mind that
your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position for which you are submitting
an application. You are encouraged to provide a copy of your current resume, but resumes will not
be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.

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Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $47,382.00 - $66,268.00 Year DOE (Depends on Experience) Dental, Holidays, Life Insurance, Medical, Retirement/Pension, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance, Vacation, Vision Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Other, see job description
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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