Norwalk Hospital, now a part of Nuvance Health is actively seeking
Registered Nurses to join our Emergency Department Nurse Residency Program!
The Emergency Nursing Residency Program ("ED 101") is a comprehensive blended (classroom and clinical) educational program developed by the Emergency Nurses Association's expert emergency nurse authors, based on the latest, evidence-based Guidelines for Emergency Nursing Practice. This program combines a standardized evidence-based online curriculum and textbook readings with hands-on skills labs and a clinical practicum led by experienced emergency nurses.
To provide registered nurses who have no previous experience in emergency nursing with the basic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to function independently in an entry- level emergency department nursing position.
Overview and timeline:
This blended program combines a standardized, evidence-based online curriculum and textbook readings with hands-on skills labs and a clinical practicum, which consists of eight (8) weeks of didactic training followed by anywhere from twelve (12) to twenty (20) weeks of clinical experience depending on baseline experience.
In order to successfully complete the program, candidates must receive a passing grade on module exams.Upon successful completion of program modules, candidates will move forward to clinical specialty training.
Candidates must be clinically sound, self-driven, compassionate and motivated with a passion for the emergency nursing
Satisfactorily completed the probation period in his/her current job (internal candidates).
Those with less than 12 months of employment will be encouraged to apply and will be considered in compliance with the criteria of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
External candidates and new graduate RN's will be considered
An essay describing your interest in emergency nursing at Norwalk Hospital
Must have a current CT RN License.
Must have a BSN.
Must have current BLS.
Please upload the following to your application:
Your application will be considered incomplete if it is missing any of the attachments above.
Criteria for program completion:
Successful completion of the ENA modules as assigned daily.
Completion of program journals and case studies.
Complete the online module exams
Successful completion of competency validation sessions associated with the training modules.
36 Hour Positions Available, shifts may be Day/Eve or Straight Night
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