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RNs for Intermediate Care/Step-Down (Unit 8-7)

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Type Full time Posted 2/24/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/17/2014
CT - Connecticut (All) - Hartford Referral - n/a -    
Job Description
RNs for Intermediate Care/Step-Down (Unit 8-7)
107709
Saint Francis Campus


Responsibilities

Please note: Our core positions are filled at this time. If you are an experienced nurse and wish to submit a resume for future consideration, please do so.

Unit  8-7 is located on the 8thfloor of the new John T. O'Conner Tower. It is a highly specialized Intermediate Step Down area, each room specifically equipped with the latest advanced cardiac monitoring equipment. The nursing staff has been specifically trained to provide quality care with an emphasis on critical thinking focusing on adult patients with a wide variety of medical, surgical, neurological and cardiac needs.The unit has the capability to provide continuous cardiac monitoring, continuous pulse oximetry, arterial catheter monitoring, hemodialysis and, on carefully selected patients, mechanical ventilation.

This unit consists of 32 private rooms, 4 of which are allocated for special isolation (negative pressure) and two of which are equipped for bariatric patients.


Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current Connecticut RN license and current CPR certification required.  BSN strongly preferred.
Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices in rendering of patient care.
Ability to act in a professional capacity and serve as a professional role model.


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.