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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR Cardio Vascular

Company: William Backus Hospital
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast's largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

A new 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Bliss Building on the Hartford Hospital campus will provide an exciting opportunity to grow your career with us. The project, already well under construction and expected to be completed in the fall of 2021, will include 18 new critical care beds, five operating rooms, a 10 bay pre/post recovery area, and three new MRIs. Expand your skills in well-established specialty areas by joining our skilled, knowledgeable team.

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Hartford Hospital is looking for an experienced nurse to join our electrophysiology team. Join our rapidly growing and successful program at this exciting time as we launch a brand new electrophysiology lab, supported by a new dedicated pre-and post-recovery area.

Hartford Hospital is a leader in complex ablations, pacemaker and ICD implantation, laser lead extraction, and cardiac resynchronization therapy, with an outstanding record of safety and efficacy. Our labs are equipped with the most advanced technology, including 3D electroanatomic mapping systems and intracardiac echo, which allows us to navigate within the heart with minimal X-ray exposure.

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists - increasing collaboration and care coordination - all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery and research. We received "top performer" recognition by The Joint Commission for performance on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of heart attack, and were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines - Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award winner in 2016.

Hartford Hospital is a level-one trauma center and academic medical center, with substantial opportunities for professional experience and exposure. This position offers flexible hours, minimal on-call demand, and a professionally challenging and stimulating environment. Qualified applicants are guaranteed an interview and shadow within 48 hours of application.

Inquire more and join the team that was ranked No. 1 in the Hartford metro area by U.S. News & World Report.

Job Description:

Organizing and administering individualized, professional patient care to patients within the Operating Room. Providing nursing care in accordance with the objectives, policies, procedures and protocols of the hospital and AORN, ASPAN and SGNA standards. Participating in patient teaching; incorporating the needs and behavior of the patient's specific age/cultural groups in planning and providing care. Participating in quality improvement activities.

  • Works closely with the anesthesiologist to provide care to high acuity patients pre, during and post-surgery.
  • Primarily in cardiac and vascular areas
  • Will assist with room set up including airway management invasive and non-invasive monitoring equipment and supplies.
  • Participates in placement of peripheral IV
  • Works with LPN to ensure availability of needed supplies and equipment partnering with anesthesia technician and biomedical engineering as needed

Are you looking for a dynamic workplace with career advancement opportunities in a Perioperative Environment using the latest surgical technology? Then Harford Hospital is the place to be!


  • Current CT RN License
  • ASN applicants with previous OR nursing experienced are invited to apply.
  • Recent BSN graduates will be enrolled in a Periop 101 orientation if hired.
  • Previous OR nursing experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Independent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • CNOR a plus

Periop 101 Course Description:

The Perioperative 101 Course is a 6-8 month blended learning program for the novice nurse entering the Perioperative environment. It combines the AORN Core Curriculum evidence-based module study course with classroom didactics, OR clinical skills, and simulation labs. It incorporates OR observation and hands-on participation in all modalities of perioperative nursing skills. The program will enhance the nurse's educational knowledge leading to the ability to practice independently at a foundation level in a perioperative position.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the nurse will be able to:

  1. Practice independently at a foundation level in a perioperative position.

  2. Advance as a professional perioperative nurse.

  3. Improve patient outcomes through evidence-based practice.

  4. Identify workplace safety, practice guideline, and standards to facilitate practice quality.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education 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. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: William Backus Hospital, Hartford , Registered Nurse (RN) - OR Cardio Vascular, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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