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Registered Nurse (RN) - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: MAIN PACU – RN 36hr (0.9FTE) 7pm – 7:30am – rotational

Work where every moment matters.

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.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us

Job Description:

Position includes recovering patients from anesthesia as well as managing postoperative care, including recovery from general anesthesia, regional anesthesia and IV sedation. We are a 28 bed PACU, providing service to a variety of surgical services, such as general surgery, urology, gynecology, neurosurgery including spine surgery, plastic surgery, thoracic and vascular surgery, cardiac procedures (TAVR), bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, ENT and OMF surgery. Also included is managing the recovery of GI advanced procedure patients as well as outpatient colonoscopy and endoscopy patients.  We are a fast paced unit receiving patients from 40+ operating rooms and we provide service 24/7.  ICU experience is preferred although we will consider nurses with ED, Step-down and floor level experience on an individual basis.  ACLS certification is required for external candidates as we frequently care for ICU and step-down patients. Nurse/Patient ratio is 2:1. We are looking for candidates with a positive outlook, an open mind and a “can-do” attitude.


  • Current Connecticut RN License.
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school.
  • ICU experience preferred
  • BSN Preferred
  • BLS certification by the American Heart Association required prior to date of hire.
  • ACLS required for external candidates

We take great care of careers.

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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