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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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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.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Job Summary : A professional registered nurse responsible for the assessment of educational needs and implementation of an organized program for education directed toward the goal of clinical competence and cost effective patient care of the highest quality. Utilizes the nursing process to develop, implement, and evaluate education for staff, patients, and the community. Serves as a resource and role model in the areas of clinical practice, patient advocacy, and nursing leadership.
Education: Graduate of a school of nursing. Master's Degree in Nursing or currently enrolled in a program and on track to complete within four (4) years of hire.
Experience: Five (5) years recent acute care experience. Three (3) years clinical experience in focus area of job responsibility, five (5) years preferred
License and Certification:
•Current unrestricted license in good standing to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
•Current Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire
• Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred; ability to obtain and maintain department specific certifications
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
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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.