Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1
Details: 36 hours shifts and hours may vary
OFFERED!! (restrictions apply)
Work where every
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.
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.
This talented OR team covers the
specialty areas of Cardiac and Vascular. Expand on your skills
–join this established skilled team in this expanding fast paced,
high volume, high acuity specialty area. Hybrid endovascular
procedures, open vascular cases, and busy Open Heart program,
including transplant and Heart failure surgeries.
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, requires on-call obligation,
and a professionally challenging and stimulating environment.
Inquire more and join the team that was ranked No. 1 in the
Hartford metro area by U.S. News & World Report.
- Primary role will be as a circulating nurse in one of our seven
cardiac or vascular operating rooms. High volume OR, averaging 30
open heart cases per week.
- On-call obligation required for covering week nights and both
weekend days and nights after the orientation process.
- Works as a team member in the operating room alongside the rest
of the surgical team to provide patient-centered care to high
- Ensures the presence and proper arrangement of surgical
equipment and supplies in the operating room to each
- Assists with cleaning operating room after the operation,
ensuring proper routing of equipment and used material.
- 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
- 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.
- After orientation there is a possibility for flexible
scheduling, including evening or weekend only schedule for the
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
• Recent BSN graduates will be enrolled in a Periop 101 orientation
• 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
At the completion of this course, the nurse will be able to:
1. Practice independently at a foundation level in a perioperative
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