Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: Evening Shift Trauma Level II
$30,000 SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED!!!
Work where every moment matters. Every day,
almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one
thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters
here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most
comprehensive healthcare network. St. Vincent’s
Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It
includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient
psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider
group, and special needs services for adults and children. St.
Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be
integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the
system’s second-largest hospital.
Job Summary: • Provides direct nursing care in accordance
with established policies, procedures and protocols of
the healthcare organization. • Promote safe care for patients
undergoing operative and other invasive procedures through evidence
based practices as the RN Circulator. • Provides
support to the surgical team for maintaining a high level of
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess
patients and to identify physical, psychosocial, cultural,
spiritual and age related needs in order to provide individualized
care to the patient.
Reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with
documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical
Adhere to all relevant health and safety standards
Communicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure
continuity of care
Assess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate
Prepare the operating room for surgery (supplies, implants,
Check equipment & troubleshoot as needed
Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room
Position and prepare patient on operating table
Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies
Adhere to safety standards and precautions
Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during
operation when scrubbed
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• Required Credential(s): Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed
from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to
hire date or job transfer date.
Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart
(AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job
Current 2 years’ experience as Operating Room Nurse (scrub is a
plus, not required)
Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques
Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions
In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures
Critical thinker and problem solver
Excellent organizational and time management skills
A great team player with excellent communication skills
• BSN required
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are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring
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to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
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