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Staff Nurse (RN) - OR General Surgery

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Two 7a-3:30p shifts and one 9a-5:30p each week. Rotating Saturday's, 7a-3:30p. One major/one minor holiday required. Self-scheduled trauma call.


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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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 Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Job Description:

The Operating Room (OR) Nurse functions as a Circulator/Scrub Nurse in the OR.  Provides individualized, age specific and culturally appropriate safe patient care.  Follows hospital policies and procedures in accordance with AORN standards.  Participates in patient education to include their family or designees regarding planning and providing of care. Upholds high-reliability standards and participates in unit and hospital-based quality improvement activities.




  • Current Connecticut Registered Nurse (RN) license required
  • Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) preferred or to be obtained within 1-2 years of employment
  • 2-3 years of perioperative nursing (preferred)
  • Maintenance of CPR, BLS validation and attendance of annual Validation Day required
  • The ability to manage patient care with current computer technology 
  • EPIC experience preferred


Critical Success Factors:

  • Self-motivated, proactive team player with the ability to make autonomous clinical decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Must exhibit exceptional interpersonal skills through effective communication
  • Supports the use of evidence-based guidelines in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act and abides by organizational policies and procedures
  • Patient centered approach to providing care with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with healthcare professionals to advocate and ensure safe patient care
  • Actively seeks out resolutions to problems while promoting excellent customer service and patient advocacy
  • Scope of duties within the O.R. include:
  • Clinical competence
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Physical and emotional assessments
  • Age specific competency
  • Patient family member education regarding their plan of care and clinical pathway


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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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