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.
Surg/Ortho is a 46 bed unit and cares for patients who have had General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery: Total Joint Replacement (Knee, Hip, Shoulder), Fracture repairs, Neurosurgery, Bariatric Surgery Med Surg over flow, etc. We are nationally recognized by the Joint Commission for Total Joint Replacement, Spinal Fusion and Bariatric Surgery Programs.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended
RN in State of Connecticut or Permit; Basic Life Support (BLS)
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.