Registered Nurse - ICU

Subspecialty: Intensive Care Unit

Posted: 10/17/2019

Company: Stamford Health - Stamford Hospital, residing on the Bennett Medical Center campus, a 305-bed, not-for-profit community teaching hospital provides area residents with access to the latest technology using a compassionate, patient-centered approach. Stamford Health System is Planetree designated and is a major teaching hospital.

Together with our physicians, we provide a broad range of high-quality health and wellness services focused on the needs of our communities.

Location: Stamford, CT

Description: Registered Nurse - ICU
Stamford Hospital is looking for experienced ICU RNís seeking a full-time position in our Intensive Care Unit. Our level II trauma hospital has one all-encompassing 20 Bed ICU which receives all types of patients including medical, surgical, trauma, open heart, etc. and is a great place to professionally grow your critical care nursing skills! Come join our transformational team at our Magnet and Planetree designated hospital!

In this role, the RN will coordinate and deliver patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and following all established standards of practice within State and Federal guidelines. Provide supervision of non-RN personnel and act as a resource for ancillary staff on assigned unit. Supervise unit activities when assigned to charge or clinical coordinator role. Act as preceptor to new staff and/or students as requested. Adhere to all Stamford Hospitalís policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program. Provide safe and therapeutic care using the values inherent in our hospital culture.

In our ICU, the nurse/patient ratio is generally 1:2 or 1:1 based on acuity. Job details include closely monitoring high acuity patients with various diagnoses. We are looking for a candidate who can competently care for patients on a ventilator, status post cardiac arrest, STEMIís, balloon pumps, CVA, post craniotomy, post trauma, post thrombectomy, post neuro procedures, post open-heart surgery, etc.

Shift: 7p-8a, 3 nights per week. Rotation to weekends and holidays

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications:

1) Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

2) Valid license as Registered Nurse in Connecticut.

3) BSN strongly preferred.

4) BLS certification required.

5) Minimum of 1-2 years acute nursing experience; critical care/neuro/open heart highly preferred

Benefits: Benefits:

- Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN's of $15,000!

- Tuition reimbursement

- Flexible Self scheduling

- Strong Shared Governance model

- Benefits (Health/Dental) start day 1 of hire!

- Strong support for career development

How to Apply: https://www.stamfordhealth.org/careers/job-search/

Website: https://www.stamfordhealth.org/

E-mail: KMcDonough@stamhealth.org


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