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RNs and LPNs

This orientation is for all hospital and clinic RNs and LPNs, though your schedule may vary.

General orientation

All employees begin employment by attending general orientation on Monday. View the schedule of the day. General orientation is held at DHMC in the auditoriums to the right of the Main Rotunda Information desk and runs from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All RNs, LPNs and LNAs MUST have an active State of New Hampshire nursing or nursing assistant license (or current compact state licensure) as well as a current basic life support (BLS) card to attend General Orientation and begin work at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Please bring your BLS card to General Orientation, this is required to begin work. If you do not have a current BLS card please contact recruitment as soon as possible at or (603) 653-0400.

Electronic health record training

New employees that require access to eD-H, the electronic health record, must attend eD-H training in the Colburn Hill Classrooms on Tuesdays from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.