The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care for an assigned group of patients, and for directing and coordinating all nursing care according to established standards of practice. Uses the nursing process to assess needs, plan care, implement the plan, and evaluate the patient's responses and progress towards goals.
Collaborates with colleagues, physicians, members of the healthcare team, and the patient and family to ensure safe, effective, and efficient care delivery. Contributes to the overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Appropriately delegates nursing tasks to unlicensed assistive personnel. Demonstrates clinical leadership skills and professional accountability.
Education:Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BS in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred.
Licensure: Current licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Connecticut.
Certification:BLS certification required. Additional certifications may be required for certain departments. National certification in area of specialty preferred.
Familiarity with computer-based applications (E-MAR, clinical documentation), e-mail, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office. Demonstrated teamwork and communication (written and verbal) skills; demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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