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.
The Registered Nurse practices within the Patient and Family Centered Care Model will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients, coordinate ancillary staff and collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team.
The Recovery Room, with a total of nine beds, services patients from age 5 weeks and older, receiving different forms of anesthesia, including peripheral nerve blocks (pre and post nerve blockade). Care of post op surgical patients, Radiology, Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and GI. Care for ICU patients as well.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended.
3-5 years critical care experience.
RN in State of Connecticut or Permit; Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS/PALS Certificated
May be exposure to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical, mental and emotional illness as well as end of life conditions and death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care. Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Frequently bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to assist pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from five (5) to three hundred (300) pounds.