Nurse Practitioner - Emergency Medicine


Specialty Emergency Medicine
Profession Nurse Practitioner

The Department of Emergency Medicineis seeking an Advanced Practitioner (APRN or PA) to provide diagnostic evaluation and management of acute medical complaints for children and adults, presenting to the Emergency Department, or being observed in the ED's Clinical Decision Unit (CDU). Care for CDU patients will be based on problem-specific evaluation and management protocols. Primary responsibilities for all assigned patients include ordering diagnostic testing, obtaining consultations, performing simple procedures within the advanced practitioners scope of practice, prescribing medications, directing the administration of medications by nursing staff, and ensuring an appropriate disposition plan. Patients will be cared for in a variety of locations including but not limited to ED FAST Track, CDU, or general ED.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic health system serving patients across northern New England, providing the only Level I trauma center in New Hampshire as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and CHaD- the Childrens Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. As the home to the Dartmouth Institute and Geisel School of Medicine, opportunities for academic appointment and advancement are rich for motivated providers.Lebanon and the neighboring town of Hanover, home to Dartmouth College, are located in the Upper Valley which straddles the pristine Connecticut River, a national heritage river and includes 46 towns in western New Hampshire and eastern Vermont. This local region boasts excellent local schools, a myriad of cultural opportunities through Dartmouth College, as well as the Lebanon Opera House and Northern Stage in White River Junction, as well as an abundance of recreational opportunities. Amenities associated with urban areas in Boston MA, Burlington, VT and Montreal QC are all within a few hours drive

Required Licensure/Certifications

Requirements for Nurse Practitioners: RN and APRN currently licensed or eligible for licensure in NH Graduate of an Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Masters Program
Requirements for Physician Assistants: Current certification or eligibility for certification to practice as a PhysicianAssistant in the state of NH Graduate from a certified Physician Assistant Program
Dartmouth Health 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.