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Position is responsible to complete precalls for surgical patients. Days/evenings Monday-Friday. Also responsible for pre admission testing ie ECG and lab draw.
The Registered Nurse (RN), Level 2 is a competent nurse who has been practicing a minimum of 2 years in the same clinical setting. In this role, the RN is able to provide clinically appropriate care following established protocols for an assigned group of patients. The RN is beginning to recognize long range goals and more readily recognizes patterns of clinical information. The RN can manage some degree of uncertainty but may still need assistance with complex, vulnerable patients and situations. Based on these skills the RN is able to form a plan of care using the nursing process which helps to increase efficiency and organization. The RN is able to identify opportunities for continued professional development that correspond with career goals. May choose to remain at this level or seek advancement.
Full access to medications is given to the incumbent of this position because they are required by their job responsibilities to handle, prepare, or administer medications.
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. BS in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred.
Experience: Ability to practice according to this definition: ¿The process of diagnosing human responses to actual or potential health problems, providing supportive and restorative care, health counseling and teaching, case finding and referral, collaborating in the implementation of the total health care regimen, and executing the medical regimen under the direction of a licensed physician, dentist or advanced practice registered nurse.
Periop experience preferred.
Licensure: Current licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Connecticut.
Certification: BLS certification required. Additional certifications, i.e., ALCS, PALS, NRP may be required for certain departments. National certification in area of specialty preferred.
Skills: Familiarity with computer-based applications (E-MAR, clinical documentation), e-mail, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office. Demonstrated teamwork and communication (written and verbal) skills; demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Conditions of Employment
In adherence with our safety and compliance regulations, all new employees are subject to a criminal background check and health clearance (including drug testing through Occupational Health) prior to the first day of employment.
The health and safety of our patients and employees is a top priority at St. Francis Care, which is why we have instituted mandatory flu shots effective Fall 2013. Exemptions for medical and religious reasons will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Please be aware all St. Francis Care facilities are smoke and tobacco free
Equal Employment Opportunity
Saint Francis Care is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinance.