Educational / Minimum Requirements:
State/Federal Mandated Licensure or Certification Requirements:
- Current State of Connecticut licensure as a Registered Nurse. Certification from a professional nursing body preferred.
Bristol Hospital Mandated Educational Requirements:
General orientation at time of hire. Fire/Safety/Infection Control annually. Health Care Provider CPR from American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer CPR by American Red Cross or other similar programs deemed appropriate by management. Successfully complete all training programs as determined by Education & HRD department. Other unit based competencies/skills as required.
Successfully complete unit based competency package, plus unit specific items. Strong team skills.
For Home Care Agency: Must have a car to drive to home visits and a valid Connecticut driver’s license in good standing; $100,000-$300,000 automobile liability insurance.
Physical agility with repetitive occurrence including but not limited to; walking, running, bending, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, standing, sitting, and twisting. Lifting greater than 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the work day. Looking at a computer monitor. Vision acuity correctable to normal. Hearing acuity correctable to normal. Acute sense of smell for normal perception. Ability to verbalize so that the average person can comprehend.
Regular exposure to patient elements, occasional stress.