Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: East Lyme
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: Nights: 7p-7a
Sign-on bonus eligible for experienced orthopedic RNs!
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part
of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in
Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become
nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for
personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary
source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We
are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham
counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter
services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality
healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our
A4 Orthopedic is a 31-bed unit where we care for patients
recovering from orthopedic surgeries including state-of-the-art
total knee, hip, shoulder, spine and general post-op procedures.
Through our dedication to providing the highest quality of care, we
are proud to have earned "Center of Excellence" accreditation from
The Joint Commission. We are a dynamic team of nursing and
healthcare professionals who are supportive of each other and
thrive in a fast-paced environment. Combining our skill and use of
innovative technology, our patient and family centered care creates
an environment that promotes caring and healing. If you see
yourself on A4 and are interested in joining our team, we invite
you to submit an application so that we can learn more about
Demonstrates clinical competence through utilization of the nursing
process and development of a synergistic nurse-patient
relationship. Assesses and identifies patient problems/needs,
establishes a plan of care, implements and evaluates care provided
Graduate of a school of Nursing. - BSN preferred
One (1) year RN experience and/or successful completion of the
Backus Hospital Nurse Residency Program. Two (2) or more years of
experience in orthopedics preferred.
Current unrestricted license in good standing to practice as a
Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) -upon hire.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Basic knowledge of Nursing principles and practices. Ability to
read and understand oral and written instructions. Communicates
effectively in order to provide technical or complex information as
well as instruction. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to
communicate with departments, employees, physicians, managers and
patients. Ability to handle multiple priorities, be flexible and a
team player. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Commitment
to customer service. Basic computer knowledge in order to
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires high level of analytical ability in order to gather and
interpret information from various sources. Able to take the
appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances, problems
and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at
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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