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Student Nurse Intern - Behavioral Health

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Institute of Living


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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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. 

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, and within the scope of nursing practice, the intern will assess, plan, intervene and evaluate care of the acutely ill psychiatric patient.  With the support of the registered nurse, the intern will participate in monitoring the milieu to ensure a therapeutic environment and maximize safety.  The focus of the internship is to strengthen and further develop communication skills; both with the patient and with other care professionals as a contributing member of the clinical team. Reports to the Registered Nurse Preceptor and Nurse Manager.

  • All activities will be conducted in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.


  • Matriculated in School of Nursing program with a 3.2 average
  • Must have completed 5th semester from an accredited school of nursing program
  • Must be proficient in understanding of medical verbiage and nursing concepts

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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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