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.
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.
Minimum of 3 years of critical care experience preferred.
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.
Good interpersonal skills. Successful completion of orientation.
Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.