WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network Staff Nurse / Labor & Delivery / Full Time 36 hours, Nights in Norwalk, Connecticut

The primary function of the Staff Nurse is to provide assessment and treatment of patients. Under the supervision of the Patient Care Manager, the Staff Nurse:

  • Elicits a comprehensive medical history and completes the admission assessment

  • Documents detailed information incorporating the plan of care, interventions and outcomes reflecting the patient’s physical, mental and emotional status

  • Assesses the patient prior to administering medications noting allergies, parameters, potential side effects, effectiveness and intervening as needed

  • Conducts walking rounds for shift report and introductory rounds with assigned patients at the beginning of the shift

  • Assumes role of charge nurse demonstrating independent problem solving, decision making, organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Attends to unit staffing needs in relation to acuity and census in a pro-active manner.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) required

  • Current State of CT RN license required

  • BLS required

Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR) within three months of hire. ED - ACLS, PALS/ENPC, TNCC, trauma hours, non violent crisis intervention, as per unit standards. ICU/CCU - ACLS, trauma hours, as per unit standards. Telemetry - ACLS, trauma hours, as per unit standards. OR - trauma hours, as per unit standards PACU - ACLS, trauma hours, as per unit standards. In Patient Psych - Non violent crisis intervention, as per unit standards Med/Surg - trauma hours, as per unit standards MCH - NPR, trauma hours, as per unit standards Pediatrics - PALS/ENPC, trauma hours, as per unit standards NICU - NPR, as per unit standards

Advertised Job Title: Staff Nurse / Labor & Delivery / Full Time 36 hours, Nights

ID: 2017-7095

Shift: Night 12

Department: Delivery Room (Labor & Delivery) 953/7031

External Company Name: Western Connecticut Health Network

External Company URL: http://www.westernconnecticuthealthnetwork.org/