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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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.
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 assistant nurse manager supervises a work group to ensure that a high quality, cost-effective product or service is delivered in support of the hospital's strategic plan, and the function's goals and objectives. They model the effective, efficient operation of the unit by scheduling and assigning work, resolving processing problems, collecting data to monitor progress, and carrying an assigned workload or filling in as necessary. While continually strives to improve quality and productivity by identifying improvement opportunities, and recommending and implementing changes. They will implements and monitors departmental goals and objectives for the work group that align with the strategic direction of the organization, by analyzing needs and developing recommendations. The assistant nurse manager will implements individual performance expectations; coaches, develops, and provides input to performance evaluations to enable employees to be successful in contributing to the achievement of individual and work group objectives.
Bliss 5 is a 42-bed inpatient Medical/Surgical unit, which is part of the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital. Nurses on Bliss 5 care of a diverse patient population, including patients who have underwent Vascular, Thoracic, Cardiothoracic, and Trauma surgery. Other patients cared for on Bliss 5 include patient’s pre and post cardiac catheterization, patients who are pre-operative open-heart surgery, congestive heart failure patients and other cardiac patients requiring monitoring. The pace is professionally challenging, stimulating and a supportive learning environment.
• Current Connecticut RN License.
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school (BSN required).
• BLS certification by the American Heart Association and proof of Arrhythmia Certification required prior to date of hire.
Prior leadership experience and/or unit committee work highly preferred.
Specialty certification highly preferred.
Strong communications skills required - both written and verbal.
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.