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Registered Nurse (RN) -Medical Surg

Requisition ID:

21157195

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day/Eve, every other weekend, including holidays

 

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St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.

 

 

Job Summary:

  1. Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  2. Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  3. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients and to identify physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and age-related needs in order to provide individualized care to the patient.
  4. Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  5. Adhere to safety standards and precautions
  6. Participates in activities for professional growth and development outside of patient care.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients and to identify physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and age related needs in order to provide individualized care to the patient.
  • Reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure
  • Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards 
  • Communicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of care
  • Assess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate their concerns
  • Prepare the operating room for surgery (supplies, implants, instruments, equipment)
  • Check equipment & troubleshoot as needed
  • Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized
  • Position and prepare patient on operating table
  • Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies
  • Adhere to safety standards and precautions
  •  Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation when scrubbed 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Registered Nurse program prior to start date.
  • ASN required, BSN preferred.
  • Must pass NCLEX and be licensed as an RN in the State of CT within 90 days of graduation from ASN/BSN program.
  • BLS certification required within 60 days of hire.
  • Previous acute care experience preferred.

All New Graduate RNs will participate in a year-long Nurse Residency Program (NRP) with a curriculum proven to improve decision-making competence and confidence, nursing leadership and critical thinking skills, and provide a higher-level of overall support during the time of transition to professional practice. 

The Nurse Residency Program offers monthly seminars that will compliment nursing orientation and the unique training provided to Registered Nurses in our various units across the hospital. 



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