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Registered Nurse (RN) - Ortho Neuro

Requisition ID:

21161686

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: 32 hour evening position every other weekend and holiday New graduate RN's welcome

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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:

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the newly established and state of the art Connecticut Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. As we launch our new unit, we are seeking dedicated, passionate individuals who would like the opportunity to be part of a team with a patient-centered approach. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.

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.

 

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

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• Required Credential(s):
• Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of
Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
• One or more of the following:
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained
within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:
• Associate degree required, BSN preferred and Two years of Medical-Surgical
experience.


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