Critical Care Tech
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: New Britain
Posted on: November 16, 2022
Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: 12 hour shifts every other weekend and holiday
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.
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary
source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We
are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham
counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter
services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality
healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our
The Florence H. Busby Critical Care Unit at Backus Hospital is a 12
bed unit which coordinates and delivers a high degree of critical
cares services by caring for patients as a multidisciplinary team
with competence, compassion and humility. Our patients have a wide
variety of medical and surgical ailments, and include referrals
from Windham Hospital and the Plainfield Emergency Department. Our
staff consists of Registered Nurses, Techs, a group of engaged
Interventionists, and 24/7 Respiratory Therapy coverage. Through
living our values of trust, integrity and excellence, we work
together to provide the highest levels of personalized,
compassionate care to our patients at the times they need it
Under the direction of the clinical director, clinical coordinator,
Registered Nurse (RN), the Critical Care Technician (CCT) will
assist in the delivery of care to patients and their family. The
CCT fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and
quality of care that fosters the best interest and well-being of
the patient and family.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent experience. Must
successfully complete the competency in basic dysrhythmia
recognition within first 90 days of employment. Must successfully
complete the Critical Care Technician Exam provided by the
organization within the first 90 days of hire.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in health care or other
comparable field required.
License and Certification: CNA; Completion of the PCT Core
Curriculum exam from a certificate program required; Or presently
enrolled in Registered Nurse Preparation Program having completed
one semester of a Medical/Surgical clinical rotation.
Education: Advanced education in medical terminology, completion of
a two (2) year program in a health related field.
Experience: Two (2) years in an acute care setting.
License and Certification: Health Unit Coordinator Certified;
Licensed Practical Nurse.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and
effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills
(including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Working knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent interpersonal
skills to enhance effective communication with hospital personnel,
patients and the public. Ability to read and understand oral and
written instructions, and communicate effectively in order to
provide information and instruction. Ability to manage time and
meet deadlines in a stressful work environment. Ability to handle
multiple priorities. Must be organized, flexible and a team player.
Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities. Working
knowledge of windows based software.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment
to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction.
Work is subject to general review only and requires considerable
accuracy and responsibility. Ability to maintain confidentiality at
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.
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