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Interventional Pain Management Registered Nurse - RN

Requisition ID:

22162637

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Westport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday- Friday

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

 

Job Description

Under pain management provider direction, the RN provides skilled nursing care to patients in a variety of clinical settings including pre-procedure, procedure suite, post-procedure and ambulatory settings. Scope of responsibility is characterized by use of nursing process to assess, plan, intervene and evaluate human responses to actual or potential health problems utilizing appropriate practices, standards, protocols and guidelines within the pain management practice.

  • Inserts, monitors, and removes an IV used to give medication, blood products, and nutrition to a patient. During IV therapy, nurse monitors patient for adverse reactions and ensure that tubing, bandage, and needles stay in place
  • Preparing patient for interventional procedure including checking and verifying vital signs, medications, NPO status, lab results, and medical history
  • Ensure patients receiving intravenous (IV) therapy receive care that is appropriate for the therapy ordered by the pain management provider using the IV infusion pump, management of the device, as well as monitoring and evaluating the patient’s response to the therapy
  • Develop and apply skills such as administration of conscious sedation
  • Calibrating Equipment, such as infusion pumps, patient monitoring systems
  • Develop nursing plan as it relates to the patient’s pain management plan of care
  • Knowledge and skills to explain procedure to patient and answer questions, preparing equipment and supplies for procedure, positioning patient for imaging, monitoring the patient during procedure, documenting information in EMR
  • Knowledge and skills to assist with operation of the c-arm during pain procedures
  • Monitor and manage medication as it relates to stocking, expirations, ordering, and monitoring proper medication waste

Qualifications

CT- RN License required

Nursing experience required

Associates Degree, RN required

Experience with drug infusion and post procedure care preferred

Ability to pass internal IV competencies

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 

 
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