Waterbury Nursing Float Pool- Connecticut Children's Medical Center, located within St. Mary's hospital in Waterbury, is a teamwork oriented inpatient floor. We provide care to both medical and surgical patients within a 12 bed unit. We work as part of the float pool within the main hospital located in Hartford. Our team is crossed trained to all of the inpatient and ICU's units. This opportunity provides new employees the benefit of caring for many patient populations. We value continuity of care and build strong trusting relationships with our patients and their families. We pride ourselves on our talented, warm and friendly team and look forward to welcoming a new team member!
Under general supervision, assumes accountability to plan and provide direct professional nursing care for
specified patients during his or her assigned shift as defined by population and unit. Provides nursing
services to patients and families in accordance with the standards of practice of a professional nurse, CCMC
policies & procedures, TJC, and State & federal regulations. Reports to Nurse Manager, Bed Management
defined patient population according to CCMC and unit policies and standards.
Competently cares for all patients in med-surg and float assignments in the ICUs
Demonstrates knowledge of the population-specific differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific
populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural
sensitivity in all interactions with patients/families and co-workers
LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING:
scope of practice.
Completes all required documentation in a timely manner;
Effectively communicates all information to members of the health care team.
PATIENT/FAMILY PARTNERSHIP & EDUCATION:
Partners with child and family in evaluating outcomes.
Monitors and evaluates patient/family responses to treatment.
Provides and documents appropriate education to patients and families regarding all aspects of care
according to CCMC policies and standards.
QUALITY AND SAFETY:
Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are
consistent with the Connecticut Children's behaviors and leadership competencies.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Theories, principles, techniques and practices of professional pediatric nursing.
Organizational policies and procedures
constituencies in a diverse community
to facilitate multifaceted communications.
Work individually and within teams
Make clinical and procedural decisions using the nursing process
Maintain confidentiality of information
Delegate appropriately to ancillary staff
Connecticut Children's Medical Center