RN Emergency Svcs

Rochester, New Hampshire
Sep 30, 2023
Oct 01, 2023
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

***** $12,000 Sign On BONUS for experienced RNs*****


Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At Frisbie Memorial Hospital we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) RN Emergency Svcs and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.


Frisbie Memorial Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our RN Emergency Svcs opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

The Emergency Department Registered Nurse will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the physical ability, intellectual development, psychosocial, educational and safety needs of the neo-natal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

  • The following are essential job functions that must be able to be carried out by the Emergency Department Registered Nurse with or without reasonable accommodations. The Emergency Department RN follows the Nursing Process of assessment and priority setting, planning, implementation and evaluation of all ED patients.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Has the ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment and reassessments on all patients as per FMH Standards for assessment & reassessment.
  • Has the ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Accurately assigns triage categories.
  • Maintains accurate and continued nursing documentation including patient histories, conditions, treatments, responses and assessment of changes.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and families. Functions as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and family and involves patient and family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; includes family in teaching as appropriate.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues intravenous fluids
  • Adheres to established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, performance improvement initiatives and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with Hospital standards.
  • Assists in cost containment through the appropriate ordering and conservation of supplies and equipment.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives; maintains good employee relations and interdepartmental objectives.
  • Responds promptly to changes in workload, adjusting assignments as necessary to achieve optimal productivity and efficiency.
  • Provides resource information to other staff.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures in the Emergency department.
  • Can perform the fundamentals of dispatching ambulances when necessary.
  • Can receive prehospital reports utilizing the radio and/or telephone communication.
  • Supervises unit coordinators, ED technicians and delegates and monitors where appropriate.
  • Orients new employees to the Emergency Department.
  • Assists the Director of Emergency Services in the development, implementation and evaluation of performance improvement indicators to improve patient outcomes and the work environment.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops; shows responsibility for own professional practice and ongoing education.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested within the scope of the NH Nurse Practice Act

Education and Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with 1 year Registered Nurse experience in a critical care specialty preferred.
  • Current New Hampshire State Registered Nurse License or Compact State License Current Basic Life Support certification (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification within 6 months of hire. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification within 1 year of hire. Emergency Nurse Pediatric Core Course (ENPC) Certification recommended. Trauma Nurse Course (TNCC) recommended.
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) recommended.
  • Membership in the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) encouraged
  • Working knowledge of underlying principles and standards of the CDC and CMS Completion of Hospital Orientation
  • Completion of Departmental Orientation within 6 months of hire Annual Health Screen
  • Completion of all annual mandatory HealthStream courses
  • Completion of annual high risk crises intervention training

Frisbie Memorial Hospital has provided quality healthcare services since 1919. We give patient's access to trained physicians, advanced technology and innovative approaches. Our 110+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities in Southern New Hampshire. Frisbie Memorial Hospital earned high performing ratings for COPD in recognition of exceptional care by the U.S. News & World Report. Frisbie Memorial has been recognized as a Center of Distinction for its Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine for the eight consecutive years. We have been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).At Frisbie Memorial Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our RN Emergency Svcs opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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