UConn Health is looking for a highly skilled PreOp/PACU RN with a passion for patient experience. This critical role is located in our Pre OP PACU and will work alongside top medical providers.
Benefits of this position include:
Competitive pay structures
Sign on bonuses for experienced PACU RNs (2+ years)
12 eligible holidays & strong paid time off
Tuition waivers and reimbursements for self and dependents
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: -Monday - Friday, 12 noon to 8:30 p.m. Rotating weekends & holidays, on-call as required. 30 minute unpaid meal break.
This crucial role is responsible for independently performing a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients. Employee will guide and supervise assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care. Collaborates with health care professionals in providing holistic patient care.
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.
Collaborates with staff to implement patient care plans.
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
Excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills
Proven 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; must prove graduation from an accredited nursing program.
Must have at least 1-2 years of experience working in PACU or recent critical care experience
CPR, ACLS, PALS
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: BSN;
BSN or active enrollment in a BSN program.
Two (2) or more years' experience working in a PACU.
FULL TIME EQUIVALENT SALARY MINIMUM: $63,898
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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