RN, Critical Care-Float Pool

Danbury Health Systems Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 4 months ago

Welcome to Western Connecticut Health Network, a comprehensive group of Hospitals, Medical Practices and Home Care designed to know our patients well. WCHN is comprised of Danbury, New Milford, and Norwalk Hospital as well as Western Connecticut Home Care, and Western Connecticut Medical Group.

We are united by our mission to improve the health and well-being of those who live in the communities we proudly call home. We believe our dedicated and talented employees are the cornerstone of providing the best in patient care, and we are seeking qualified and compassionate individuals to enhance the delivery of care to the communities we serve.

Summary:

Provides professional care and assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. Provides care to these patients utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members.

Required: State of CT RN license; minimum of one year current Critical Care or one year of ICU cross-training experience. BLS and ACLS certification. Preferred CTICU experience. This position will float between ICU, Stepdown and PCU.
7 pm to 7:30 am including 3 weekend shifts per schedule

Responsibilities:

1.Performs assessments in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychological & cognitive status.
2.Formulates a goal directed plan of care which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis & patient outcomes.
3.Implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner.
4.Establishes priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available resources.
5.Evaluates effectiveness of care given and patient progression toward outcomes.
6.Identifies patient's/significant other's learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet them.
7.Coordinates interdisciplinary functions.
8.Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.
9.Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:

Required:

Minimum Experience: zero to six months

Desired: Nursing certification, BSN

Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave

Org Unit: 160

Department: Nursing Float Pool

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 36.00

FTE: 0.900000

Work Schedule: Eve/Night 12

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Credentials:

Essential:

  • Registered Nurse

Education:

Essential:

  • Associate's Level Degree

Working conditions:

Essential:

  • Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity

  • Significant occupational risk

  • Very Heavy effort. May exert up to 50 lbs. force

  • Significant exposure to dirt, odors, nose, human waste, etc.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.



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