Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Float Pool
Company: Waterbury Hospital
Posted on: September 11, 2023
At Waterbury Hospital we offer our RN's with scheduled
--- Employer paid pension plan
--- Sign on bonuses for experienced RN's
--- Employee Referrals
--- Opportunity for training in specialty areas
--- Generous student loan forgiveness
--- Education reimbursement
--- Shift incentives
--- Clinical Ladders
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Registered Nurse in the Medical -Surgical Float Pool utilizes
the nursing process, diagnoses to treat human responses to actual
or potential problems and is accountable to the patient, family and
peers for the totality of work performed in order that the
organization can fulfill its primary mission of providing quality
health care within the community. Population serviced includes
adult, geriatric patients and upon occasion, adolescents. This
position will be required to float to Inpatient Medical, Inpatient
Surgical (including Observation), Inpatient Ortho/Neuro and
Telemetry. May float to other units/specialties based upon skills,
experience and competencies. Reports to the Patient Care
Develop and implement a plan of care and demonstrate leadership to
ensure all patient/family needs are met. Monitor patients before,
during and after surgery and /or procedures to provide safe,
efficient care. Evaluate the plan of care and the patient's
responses: reassess and revise the plan based upon changing needs
Demonstrate the skill and judgment necessary to implement
Physician's orders, nursing interventions and procedures as
necessary for the care of the patient.
Maintain up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care
provided to insure the integration of information for use by the
health care team and to insure the totality of quality care.
Promote effective working relationships and work cooperatively as
part of the department team to facilitate the department's ability
to meet its goal and objectives. Contributes to Quality Improvement
activities and participates in the departmental Quality Improvement
Responsible for own professional development to insure appropriate
knowledge of advances in practice to provide state of the art
treatment for patient population serviced.
Perform other related duties as required.
Primarily responsible for the delivery of coordinated nursing care
for a patient or an assigned group of patients within an assigned
unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the
related clinical activities
Accountable for coordinating the plan of care with the patient,
family and interdisciplinary team
Responsible for supervising and directing the activities of
ancillary personnel , utilizing both professional and supervisory
discretion, independent decision making, and critical judgment
- Graduate of an accredited Nursing ( RN ) Program
- Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut
- Medical/Surgical experience preferred.
- ACLS ( must obtain within the first 6 months of
- Intravenous therapy experience preferred (included starting
- Good communication skills.
- Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
- Ability to work in a time oriented environment including
exposure to all patient elements, i.e. blood borne pathogens,
physical requirements; lifting and pulling of patients, pushing
stretchers, standing and walking for extended periods of time
wearing a lead apron.
- Ability to demonstrate and perform strengthening and toning
- Ability to interact with patients with tact and
- Must have basic computer skills and ability to access internet
and other programs applicable to Waterbury Hospital procedures.
Experience with electronic medical records, including CPOE
- Perform automated functions that fall within job
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