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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 as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.
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 IV Team just opened a 13 Bay unit for outpatient infusions. In this unit, we will be administering blood and blood products, iron, intravenous fluids, intravenous antibiotics, and any other type of infusion needed for our outpatient population. Looking for an RN who is: energetic; can handle a fast paced environment; excellent time management skills; enjoys working independently; effective communication skills; is patient centered; excellent bedside mannerism; prior experience with infusions and IV insertion is a plus. Candidates who apply will need to be very flexible as we grow this outpatient infusion program.
• RN CT License. BSN required.
• Certification as a CRNI or VA-BC preferred. If hired without, applicant will be required to obtain certification within three years of start date.
• PICC/Midline insertion experienced preferred
• We strive for above 90% first stick success rates and placing an IV that will last till the end of patient’s therapy. Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the venous system is a basic requirement.
• Prior IV insertion skills are a plus, but not required. Applicant must be able to demonstrate use of ultrasound to guide IV placement within a month of being hired.
• Applicant must demonstrate meticulous infection control practices
• Must be able to practice independently
• Some understanding of INS Standards of Practice and on measures to reduce and prevent CLABSI’s is a plus
• Willingness to teach, coach, mentor best practice with all members of the healthcare team.
• Demonstrate excellent bedside mannerism.
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.