Ascension Health RN Registered Nurse (Acute Care) - Special Needs Services (Children Residential) in Trumbull, Connecticut

Job ID: 244564

RN Registered Nurse (Acute Care) - Special Needs Services (Children Residential)

Trumbull, Connecticut


Additional Job Information

Title: Registered Nurse

City, State: Trumbull,CT

Location: St Vincent's Special Needs


Additional Job Details: PT,Nights, 24 hours,Weekly

Work Schedule: 8 hours shift is 10p-6a, 12 hour shift is 6p-6a

Marketing Statement

St. Vincent’s Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent’s is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) for Special Needs Services provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Coordinates the activities of the residence in the absence of the Nurse Manager.

  • Serves as resource staff.

  • Ensures the appropriate transfer of information and responsibilities to the next shift.

  • Ensures the residence's medications, supplies and equipment needs are met for the present and following shift.

  • Other Duties as assigned



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Associate Degree

  • Associates Degree required (Bachelor's Degree preferred)

  • 1 year Acute Care nursing experience required (Pediatric experience and or experience working with children with disabilities preferred; Leadership and supervisory experience preferred)

How To Apply

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For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The recruitment, selection, placement, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay, or any other employment decision made by St. Vincent’s Health Services based on the needs of St. Vincent’s Health Services and the job related qualifications and abilities of the candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, union affiliation, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, job assignments, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees, volunteers and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.