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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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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.
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.
The Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) is recognized as the clinical expert and a clinical practice role model for Registered Nurses. The CNL will assess and provide clinical support to nurses across Backus hospital from 7pm-7am 7 days per week with a primary focus on new staff and clinically challenging patients. They will act as a mentor to the bedside nurse and a liaison to the managers, supervisors and clinical educators to fulfill and carry out the educational plans as well as provide feedback for development. The incumbent will make independent decisions regarding complex patient care problems which involve the analysis of multiple sources of data, identification of alternative health care possibilities and the selection of a course of treatment action. This CNL will be responsible for attending and leading rapid responses and codes on the off shift.
Education: Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Experience: Minimum 1 (one) year RN critical care and/or emergency department work experience within past 4 (four) years. At least 3 (three) years unit specific experience and charge nurse role preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current State of CT licensure as a Registered Nurse; current healthcare BLS Certification and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required. Specialty certification as appropriate to the assigned work strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
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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.