| Registered Nurses |
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH
The Registered Nurses on our PACU units provide personalized, professional nursing care to patients who require care immediately after their surgical case. These duties include evaluation the patient’s condition and determining the appropriate nursing interventions including the administration of medications. The PACU nurse also collaborates effectively with the patient, the patient’s significant others, and members of the health care team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. The nurse also acts as a resource to peers, student nurses, medical students, house officers, and other health care providers.
The successful candidate will be a motivated nurse who enjoys working in a goal-oriented environment and can bring their exceptional patient care skills to this position. BLS and ACLS certifications are also essential. Requirements include being a graduate from an accredited Nursing Program, be eligible for licensure in NH and have a minimum of an Associate Degree (ADN) with 5 years’ experience * A Bachelor’s degree in nursing and prior post-anesthesia or critical care experience is preferred.
* All Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses must commit to completing a BSN or higher nursing degree within 10 years of their hire date.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock organization is a unique place for nurses. We are one of the few locations throughout the whole United States that can offer nurses some of the most diverse, sophisticated and rewarding nursing careers, but we can also claim an outstanding quality of life. Why are we so unique? We are a world-renowned academic medical center located in the middle of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We recognize that “quality of life” means different things to different people, but we are pretty confident since we have beautiful, rural and suburban housing options, world-class primary, secondary and graduate schools, hundreds of lakes, thousands of miles of hiking trails and some of the best skiing in the country.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a Level-1 academic center offers exciting, acute care opportunities for our nurses in a rigorous, research-focused environment. From our Center for Surgical Innovation to our 8,000 sqft Training and Simulation Center, we focus on the training and professional development of all our nurses. Our nurses are well educated and serve as central figures in the success and governance of our system.
Read more Dartmouth-Hitchcock and why YOU should work here. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system, serving patients across New England. A national leader in patient-centered health care, D-H is on a path to create a sustainable health system for the region and as a model for the nation. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire's only Level-1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state's only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As an academic health system, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, as well as world-class research with the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Applicants are encouraged to visit our nursing career site to learn more and apply:
Please visit: DHnursing.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.