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Assistant Nurse Manager / Clinical Resource Leader (RN) - Operating Room

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: Hours are negotiable

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.

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 Description:

The Clinical Resource Leader (CRL) is recognized as the clinical expert in Patient Care Services and a leadership role model for Registered Nurses and all staff under their supervision. Directs the work in such a way to ensure the overall Patient Flow. This position will assign all patient care activities assuring that staff are qualified to care for assigned patients, support team members, and ensure quality and service excellence to our patients. They will also, facilitate challenging situations. The CRL will appropriately assign the workload. Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and developing staff performance.


Minimum Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a health related field- a qualified candidate in the process of completing the education requirement will be considered.

Experience: Applicable nurse specialty experience of at least 2 years. Charge or supervisory experience required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current Connecticut License Registered Nurse/or Connecticut License in clinical specialty. BLS/ACLS required.

Language Skills: Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Requirements
Education: Master’s Degree in health related or business field

Experience: At least 3 years of emergency experience. Leadership experience required.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)  

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements
Must have demonstrated appropriate clinical knowledge to evaluate and prioritize patient flow issues.
Must have demonstrated excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Previous supervisory experience.
Ability to set priorities, and supervisory skills to manage a work team
Must possess a resilient spirit and unrelenting passion for taking action and making things happen.

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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.
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