Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) is seeking a Clinical Nurse of Hematology/Oncology to join our team. Located on 1 West at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the Hem/Onc/Transplant unit is part of the renowned Norris Cotton Cancer Center, an elite NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. This unit has 24 beds for Medical Hematology/Oncology patients and 9 beds for Bone Marrow Transplants where we accommodate more than 60 transplants per year. The continuity of care and the cultivation of our relationships with patients and family make this unit and our health system an extremely rewarding place to work. Complex and stimulating clinical protocols and diagnostic diversity requiring a collaborative interdisciplinary team make our unit a place where professional development is embraced and prioritized. On 1 West you’ll find a dedicated, engaged team who consistently go above and beyond to provide the highest quality care.
Overview and Requirements
The Clinical Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide evidence-based care and to continuously monitor and evaluate practice to ensure safe passage of patients that is in the best interest of populations served.
Utilizes the nursing process to assess, diagnose, identify outcomes, plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care.
Utilizes critical thinking and the nursing process to anticipate and recognize changes in patient status, taking action to modify the plan of care or to elevate to the care team as necessary.
Practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics to advocate for patients, uphold their autonomy in decision-making, ensure informed consent and assist patients in families in expressing self-determination.
Manages interpersonal relationships for self and with others.
Mentors colleagues for the advancement of nursing practice and the profession.
Assumes authority and accountability for the nursing care of patients while appropriately delegating elements of care to others members of the care delivery team in accordance with laws, regulations and policies and procedures.
Prioritizes and organizes time to optimize patient outcomes
Actively seeks out the most current evidence and standards and applies and translates to daily practice.
Role models a culture of inquiry, developing new knowledge by contributing to research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice at the local level.
Communicates effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
Actively partners with others to effect change that produces positive outcomes through the exchange of knowledge.
Precepts the student nurse, nurse extern, nurse resident, experienced clinical nurse and other members of the healthcare team.
To be considered candidates must be graduates from an accredited Nursing Program. For newly graduated/ licensed nurses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required. All Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses must commit to completing a BSN or higher nursing degree within 10 years of their hire date. Candidates must be licensed or be eligible for licensure in the state if New Hampshire. In addition, a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate is required.
Why can the lifestyle in New Hampshire compliment your nursing career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top academic 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. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at: Careers.Dartmouth-Hitchcock.org
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.