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Staff Nurse-ER

Location: Norwalk, Connecticut US

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Requisition Number: 10341

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External Description:

The Norwalk Hospital Emergency Department Nurse Residency Program The Norwalk Hospital Emergency Department Nurse Residency Program is a comprehensive blended (classroom and clinical) education program developed based on the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) online orientation modules.

This program combines a standardized evidence-based online curriculum and textbook readings with hands-on skills labs and a clinical practicum led by the Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Educator.

Program Purpose: To provide new graduate registered nurses (defined as less an RN with less than 12 months experience in a non-acute care setting) who have no previous experience in emergency nursing with the basic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to function independently in an entry-level emergency department nursing position.

Overview and Timeline: This blended program combines a standardized, evidence-based online curriculum with textbook readings, hands-on skills labs and a clinical practicum. The clinical practicum consists of eight weeks of didactic training followed by, a minimum, of 12 weeks of clinical experience. In order to successfully complete the program, candidates must receive a passing grade on all ENA module exams. Upon successful completion of program modules, candidates will move forward to the 12 weeks of clinical specialty training (orientation).

Candidate Requirements:

• Must have a current CT RN License upon start date (job offer is contingent on passing NCLEX and having a CT RN license by August 22nd).

• A graduate of or enrolled in a BSN program by start date • Must have current BLS • Will be required to obtain PALS and ACLS certification within 6 months of hire, and TNCC within 12 months of hire.

• Internal Candidates o Employed at Norwalk Hospital for a minimum of 12 consecutive months leading up to application.

o Satisfactorily completed the probation period in his/her current job.

o An overall rating of “Satisfactory” on his/her most recent annual performance review o Have no corrective action (documented verbal or above) within the past 12 months.

o Those with less than 12 months of employment are encouraged to apply and may be considered in compliance with the criteria for the collective bargaining agreement.

City: Norwalk

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Staff Nurse-ER

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Norwalk, Connecticut US

Job Number: 37846