UConn Health is searching for an experienced per diem NICU Nurse to join our family centered care team in the NICU/Transitional Clinic located in our Outpatient Pavilion.
Competitive pay structures
Easy access to I-84, Rte. 9 and surrounding Greater Hartford communities
Organizational culture focused on diversity and inclusion, innovation and patient experience
State of the art, award winning campus environment with ideal parking
SCHEDULE: This is a per diem position, which is required to work 24 hours in a four (4) week schedule.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Performs a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients
Performs individualized nursing assessments for each assigned patient
Develops/updates care plans utilizing established standards of care which include physician prescribed therapies and common nursing measures derived from disease related/therapy/personal needs
Organizes/coordinates patient care and collaborates with staff to implement patient care plans. Also, participates in staff/patient care conferences
Assists in clinical education/orientation of other staff; guides and supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care; performs related duties as required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing
Knowledge of relevant health center policies and procedures
Considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills
Ability to establish priorities and manage effectively
Candidates must possess and maintain or be eligible for a current RN license in the State of CT.
Graduation from an accredited nursing program.
Must have a minimum one (1) year current/recent NICU nursing experience.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: BSN or active enrollment in a BSN program.
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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