Registered Nurse (RN) - OR General Surgery
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Day/ Evening Rotate
SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED!!! FULL BENEFITS OFFERED!
Work where - every moment -matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. - We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network.
St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200
employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a
76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large
multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for
adults and children. St. Vincent's is the first hospital in
Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare
network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.
--- -Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established -
- policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare
--- Promote safe care for patients undergoing operative and other
invasive procedures through evidence based practices as the RN
--- Provides support to the surgical team for maintaining a high
level of sterility.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients
and to identify physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and age
related needs in order to provide individualized care to the
Reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with documentation
protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure
Adhere to all relevant -health and safety standards
Communicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure
continuity of care
Assess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate
Prepare the operating room for surgery (supplies, implants,
Check equipment & troubleshoot as needed
Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized
Position and prepare patient on operating table
Monitor patient's vital signs to detect anomalies
Adhere to safety standards and precautions
Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during
operation when scrubbed
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
--- Required Credential(s):
Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut
Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job
Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart
(AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job
Current 2 years' experience as Operating Room Nurse (scrub is a
plus, not required)
Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques
Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions
In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures
Critical thinker and problem solver
Excellent organizational and time management skills
A great team player with excellent communication skills
--- - -Associate degree required, BSN preferred
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is - your moment.
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