Yale New Haven Health System

REGISTERED NURSE-Medical ICU

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
61622
Department
ICU
Category
RN - ADULT CRITICAL CARE
Position Type
Part Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
24
Work Schedule
12 HOUR ROTATING
Work Days
SUN-SAT WORK WEEK
Work Hours
50/50 ROTATING
Work Shift
THIS POSITION CARRIES AN ON-CALL COMMITMENT OF TWO 12 HOUR SHIFTS A MONTH
Requisition ID
2017-14920

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

A registered professional nurse who utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care and assumes the responsibility and accountability for prescribing, delegating and coordinating that care.
 

The Critical Care Units at Bridgeport Hospital are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs.  We value teamwork that allows the nurse to function in an autonomous manner acknowledging and supporting a high level of critical thinking skills. We have strong physician/nurse relationships. We take pride in providing quality care in a dynamic fast-paced environment. If you have these same values we want you to join our team.

 

Bridgeport Hospital is proud to be a Level II Trauma Center, certified Stroke Center and the only Burn Care Center serving the State of Connecticut.  Our Critical Care Units include: Medical/Cardiac ICU, Surgical/Cardiothoracic ICU, Burn ICU, Progressive Care Unit, and Critical Care Resource Support Unit.

 

EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran



Responsibilities

  • 1. Demonstrates basic skill in assessment of health care needs.
    • 1.1 Demonstrates basic skill in interviewing, observing and collecting health care data, performing systems assessment, identifying patient support system on admission according to hospital policy.
  • 2. Demonstrates basic skill in planning for patient health care needs.
    • 2.1 Initiates clinical pathway utilizing admission assessment and guidelines for nursing care according to hospital policies.
  • 3. Demonstrates basic skills in implementing care to meet patient care needs.
    • 3.1 Prioritizes patient care based on assessment.
  • 4. Demonstrates basic skill in evaluating care delivered.
    • 4.1 Assesses patient responses to medical and nursing interventions based on expected outcomes.
  • 5. Documents outcomes appropriately, accurately and consistently.
    • 5.1 Completes Admission Assessment Forms.
  • 6. Demonstrates basic leadership skills and professional growth.
    • 6.1 Identifies areas in performance needing improvement as evidenced by completion of self assessment skills checklist and ongoing communication with supervisor.
  • 7. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed and following established policies and procedures.
    • 7.1 Appropriately collects specimens, performs test and interprets results.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Those with a Diploma or Associate's Degree need to show evidence that they are actively enrolled in a BSN or MSN program.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Previous Acute Care experience required.

 

LICENSURE

 

Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Good interpersonal skills. Successful completion of orientation.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.

 

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