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Lead Registered Nurse - ICU

Requisition ID:

20156971

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: Nights (7p-7:30a), Every other weekend and holiday

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.  CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

 

The ICU at CHH is a 10 bed unit that cares for complex medical and surgical patients. These issues include but are not limited to: respiratory failure, sepsis, drug and alcohol withdrawal, liver and kidney injury/failure, gastrointestinal bleeding as well as post-op complications.  We care for patients requiring mechanical ventilation and NIPPV, and are able to continuously monitor blood pressure via arterial lines, cardiac output, capnography and oximetry. Members of our team include Intensivists, Clinical Leaders, RNs and multi-skilled techs. Our staff works together efficiently, in a supportive environment to provide high-quality compassionate care to our patient population.  


Job Summary


Provides holistic, quality and cost-effective nursing care for patients/families and/or others for patient populations within a unit, service or other primary area of practice, with an awareness of the continuum of care. Applies the nursing process within the context of the organization's Framework for Professional Practice. Collaboratively manages transitions across the continuum of care, to assist patients or populations in achieving or maintaining an optimal level of health. Is recognized as professional role model and clinical expert. Delegates and supervises work appropriately.

Qualifications

  • RN CT License. BSN preferred.
  • Minimum three years nursing experience with recent RN experience in an ICU setting required.

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