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.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
A Registered Nurse who assumes the responsibility and accountability for the peri-operative assessment and planning through interview, collection of data and collaboration with the healthcare team to determine perioperative readiness. The RN will ensure that all testing and appropriate clearances are complete to optimize patient outcomes a minimum of 5 days prior to surgery date.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred.
3-5 years nursing experience in an acute care setting. Previous experience in a perioperative or procedural area prefered.
Current license to practice nursing in the State of Connecticut
Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Ability to assess medical history, labs, and tests independently in order to communicate abnormal findings to appropriate provider.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is quiet.