At the UCHC, this class is responsible for independently performing a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients. Guides and supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care. Collaborates with health care professionals in providing holistic patient care.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing; knowledge of relevant health center policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to establish priorities and manage effectively.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must possess and maintain or be eligible for a current RN license in the State of CT; graduation from an accredited nursing program. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain patients; may have exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and to risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions. Possession of knowledge, skills, abilities as stated above. Minimum 1 - 2 years current adult Critical Care nursing experience.
PREFERRED: 2+ years current Critical Care experience; ACLS
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients; performs individualized nursing assessments for each assigned patient; develops/updates care plans utilizing established standards of care which include physician prescribed therapies and common nursing measures derived from disease related/therapy/personal needs; organizes/coordinates patient care; collaborates with staff to implement patient care plans; participates in staff/patient care conferences; assists in clinical education/orientation of other staff; guides and supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care; performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
SCHEDULE: This is a 90% Night position, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m., 72 hours/2 weeks, every third weekend and holidays as needed; 1/2 hour unpaid meal break.
FULL TIME EQUIVALENT SALARY MINIMUM: $56,454.
UCONN Health Center - 18 months ago