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.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
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. Assumes responsibility for direction of patient care through the resource nurse role; acts as a mentor for staff and students. He/she works collaboratively with unit resources in assessing educational needs and implementing programs for select staff.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN or higher degree preferred. If non BSN, must show evidence of active enrollment in a minimum of a BSN program.
ACLS & PALS REQUIRED/CRITICAL CARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have a current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.
Demonstrated leadership ability, good interpersonal skills.All staff members must meet the criteria for their clinical level on an annual basis, as defined in the Professional Ladder. The individual nurse must submit written documentation to their manager, a checklist will be provided on the intranet under the Shared Governance site (bottom of page under documents), supporting maintenance of advanced clinical status to the Manager. The nurses supporting documentation must be submitted thirty days before annual evaluation is due or by the nurse manager's discretion. The checklist will then be sent to the director for their signature and filed in your personnel folder. Failure to meet criteria by the evaluation due date will result in a demotion and a pay rate decrease. The employee may voluntarily withdraw their clinical ladder status and be demoted. 1.Active member of a hospital-wide committee or Chair a unit based or hospital wide committee in a leadership role, with evidence of participation and attendance of 75% of meetings within 6 calendar months of application. Provide a letter from the Committee chairperson summarizing participation. ** Use template provided. 2. Participates in staff meeting by presenting above committee work. This should be reflected in a summary of staff meeting minutes. Provide a copy of staff meeting minutes. 3. Attend a minimum of 6 in-services. Provide copies of in-service sign in sheets or copy of my transcript tab from health stream from those in-services you have attended.(Continued in Accountability)
Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing, and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.