Parkland Medical Center , an 86 bed acute care facility, is located in the heart of Derry, New Hampshire. We are a Trauma III facility that offers a wide range of services such as heart and vascular care, robotics surgery, interventional spine and pain care, and behavioral health. Through our partnerships with The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart Institute (NEHI), we bring specialized medicine by highly skilled physicians, innovative approaches to treatment and advanced technology to our communities.
The pain clinic nurse will care for those patients presenting with pain, chronic and acute including: degenerative disc disease, facet syndrome, myofascial pain, post laminectomy pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, and various joint dysfunction. He / she will assist with procedures and provide patient education to promote the development of a positive plan of care. The expected population is age 16 to end of life.
PRACTICE STANDARDS/ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Assessment; intervention skills; evaluation; and equipment use/management.
Communicates with patients, team members, and management in an accurate, timely manner.
Organizes multitask workload; prioritizes tasks/work; seeks assistance; collects/integrates data from multiple sources; organizes/delivers care for specific patient assignment.
Applies knowledge of the patient populations served within unit/area of hire.
Acknowledges the impact illness has on patients and families; recognizes the importance of teamwork among care providers; adapts care management for diverse populations and environments; advocates for needs of patients; provides care in ethical and legal manner; refers concerns/issues to appropriate resources.
Education Required and/or Preferred:
Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
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Current Registered Nurse License in New Hampshire or compact state
At least one to three years of experience in Acute Care
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