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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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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.
The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists – increasing collaboration and care coordination – all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology. Hartford Hospital is the first in New England to achieve Comprehensive Cardiac Center Accreditation by Joint Commission. Hartford Hospital is a level-one trauma center and academic medical center, with substantial opportunities for professional experience and exposure.
The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research. Hartford Hospital was selected as one of the Top 50 hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award – 2021, 2022, as well as 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention Awards for 2021, 2022
Functioning within the context of the framework for professional nursing practice, the Nurse Educator, in consultation and collaboration with nursing leadership and the Health Care Team, facilitates training, education and development by assessing, planning, developing, implementation, coordination and evaluation of projects and programs for staff, faculty, patient populations and the community. This is accomplished to ensure role competence, compliance with regulatory standards, and to meet organizational goals. Identifies, implements, and evaluates various strategies to enhance evidence based practice in the clinical setting.
The Nurse Educator in Cardiology is responsible for training, growth and development of the Clinical Education for the Cardiology In-Patient units, which includes, Cardiology Step-Down Level of Care. Our population consists of medically complex cardiac patients experiencing the need for heart failure and anti-arrhythmic management through the latest in technological interventions, as well as acute medication management. Our Cardiac Catheterization, Structural Heart, and Ventricular Assist Device patients are increasing in volume and complexity. This educator should have experience with anti-arrhythmia interventions, MI treatment algorithms, including post- procedural care for PCI, TAVR & Mitral Clip; Heart Failure, and Ventricular Assist Devices.
• Current Connecticut nursing license.
• Bachelor's degree, Master's Degree required.* One degree must be in Nursing.
• Demonstrated clinical competence in areas of assignment.
• Minimum 3 years appropriate recent experience in an acute care setting.
• AHA or ARC CPR certification
Step- down Level of Care and VAD Experience preferred
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.