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Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Psychiatric Services

Requisition ID:

24156182

Business Unit:

Backus Hospital

Location:

Norwich, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: every other weekend every other holiday

Start here at Backus Hospital and work where every moment matters!

Backus Hospital doesn’t just take great care of our patients; we take great care of our Registered Nurses too! Our benefit options at Backus Hospital are designed so you can care for yourself and your family, just as you care for others when you are here. 

What our nurses love about Backus Hospital:

  • Automatic enrollment into the Nurse Residency Program for all graduate RNs with less than one year of experience
  • Loan forgiveness for qualifying existing student loans
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs including a strong focus on promoting mental health
  • Paid time off and health insurance packages
  • Discounts on services, products and optional coverages - movie tickets, pet insurance, travel and more!

At Backus Hospital, we are focused on supporting our colleagues. Our Registered Nurses have the opportunity to practice at the top of their license using research, innovation and evidence-based practices. We offer our Graduate Registered Nurses clinical instruction and additional learning opportunities as they complete the Nurse Residency program.

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 Registered Nurse demonstrates clinical competence through utilization of the nursing process and development of a synergistic nurse-patient relationship. Assesses and identifies patient problems/needs, establishes a plan of care, implements and evaluates care provided to patients.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school (BSN or MSN preferred)
  • Current Connecticut RN license
  • BLS certification by the American Heart Association
  • At least one (1) year experience or enrolled in the Backus Hospital Nurse Residency Program

Backus Hospital is part of Hartford HealthCare, a system that includes 7 acute care hospitals, a comprehensive Behavioral Health Network, Home Care services, Senior Services, and an extensive Medical Group network. Hartford HealthCare’s unified culture enhances access, affordability, equity and excellence. Its care-delivery system of over 37,000 employees— in more than 500 locations serving 185 towns across Connecticut offers unparalleled expertise - touching more than 23,000 lives every single day. Here you’ll learn, grow, and contribute to healing and health as part of one of Connecticut’s premier health systems. No matter where you work in the Hartford HealthCare system, you're connected to the team that's redefining care.

Start here, where every moment matters.

 
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