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Registered Nurse Clinical Leader (RN) - Post Anesthesia Care Unit

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: 40 hours rotational and second shift holiday and weekends

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:

Our Nurses work in collaborative environments with strong interdisciplinary teams, focused on a patient centered care model in a richly diverse work space. Under the direction and general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the registered nurse utilizes evidence based practices in accordance with the State Nurse Practice Act, policies and procedures of the hospital and as directed by the medical staff. The registered nurse who through knowledge and ability uses the nursing process to develop a plan of care which includes standards of practice to meet the physical, emotional spiritual, cultural and educational needs of the patient and family.

The Clinical Nurse Leader is recognized as the clinical expert in patient care services and is a leadership role model. The Clinical Nurse Leader directs the work to ensure the overall movement of patients through the unit is managed in a safe and efficient manner. You will appropriately assign the workload and collaborate with manager to monitor and maintain staff performance. This leader will review the assignment of patient care activities assuring that staff is qualified to care for assigned patients. The Clinical Nurse Leader will support team members and ensure quality and service excellence to patients. They will also facilitate solutions for challenging patient care situations. Ensures and demonstrates the cost-effective utilization of resources for self, others, and unit as a whole.

Candidate must be comfortable working in a fast paced, complex academic medical environment where the Clinical Nurse Leader is a key member of the multidisciplinary team. Must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able to work independently. Must have excellent assessment, communication and organizational skills with the ability to manage and follow through on multiple priorities. Must be able to communicate effectively, and work closely with all physicians and staff. Excellent critical thinking, analysis and assessment skills for successful process improvement planning.

Our nurses are highly trained and highly skilled in their particular specialties.

You are the key to our success!


  • Current Connecticut RN License.
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school (BSN Required).
  • MSN preferred.
  • One degree must be in Nursing.*Exceptions to the educational requirement will be evaluated on an individual basis. For example, a strong candidate in the process of completing the educational requirement will be considered. Continued progress toward completion of the educational requirement within five years will be required.
  • Minimum three years nursing experience. 
  • BLS certification by the American Heart Association and proof of Arrhythmia Certification required prior to date of hire

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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