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.
Works collaboratively with the Nurse Manager displaying leadership in management, clinical practice, performance improvement and staff development in accordance with the overall philosophy and goals of Patient Care Services. Participates in the facilitation of patient flow to internal and external resources: the facilitation of efficient operations to support the delivery of patient care; and the ongoing management of regulatory and organizational compliance requirements. In the absence of the Nurse Manager, he/she is responsible for the direction of patient care as well as patient care activities, unit operations, and staff functions. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelors degree in Nursing major preferred. Degreed ANM must earn 10 contact hours annually. Non-agreed ANM must complete 6 credit hours towards a bachelor's degree and 6 contact hours annually.
Previous PCU or Critical Care Experience required, Previous leadership experience preferred (Charge RN, Preceptor, Professional Governance).
Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.
Demonstrated leadership abilities Demonstrated interpersonal skills
Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.