Travel Contract

Travel Nurse RN - Med Surg / Telemetry
Waterbury, CT
Trinity Health FirstChoice
3x12 hrs, Nights

$2,628/week

Overview

  • Shift Breakdown3x12 hrs
  • ShiftNights
  • Duration13 weeks
  • Facility Information
    Short Term Acute Care146 bedsEpic Systems Corporation

Pay

Benefits

  • Employee assistance programs
  • 403b retirement plan
  • Discount program

Description

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Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
FirstChoice exclusively supports hospitals and facilities within the Trinity Health system. You are a highly valued member of our team. Your training at one site will apply to other sites within the region and will minimize the time you are spending outside of patient care. We understand that there has been a fundamental shift in health care in recent years and like any other employee, nurses and health care professionals want more options and flexibility in their careers. FirstChoice provides you with both, along with the comfort and security of one employer.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Graduation from accredited nursing program and requires current Nursing License in the state where working and active BLS certification.
o Required to have and maintain the credentials required per their specialty area (ex: ACLS, TNCC, etc).
• Minimum of eighteen (18) months – two (2) years of recent clinical experience, depending on your specialty, in the area in which you work. Knowledge of nursing theory, practice and age specific needs as demonstrated by successful completion of introductory orientation behaviors for Registered Nurse.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to initiate and maintain collegial relationships with coworkers and therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
• Critical thinking skills necessary to perform principal duties and responsibilities of job description.
• Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when planning and performing professional nursing care.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.
• Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.
• Cannot hold a concurrent position at a Trinity Health facility.
• Ability to complete the orientation and training. We have different options to choose from that will meet your schedule.
• Facility specific requirements may be further requested.
Trinity Health FirstChoice Job ID #HEK-05012024-B. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: RN Med Surg Tele

Facility

Saint Mary's Hospital

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Culture
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Saint Mary's Hospital
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  • Short Term Acute Care
  • 146 beds
  • Epic Systems Corporation
ADDRESS56 Franklin StWaterbury, CT 06706
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Employer

Trinity Health FirstChoice

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About
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FirstChoice offers a rewarding career with significant premium pay and flexible scheduling to fit your life. FirstChoice healthcare travel professionals fill critical positions when unforeseen or unplanned circumstances occur; or, when there is a position open due to an extended leave-of-absence. You’ll get to experience a variety of practice settings while traveling within your local region or traveling nationally – your choice!
Healthcare travel professionals, join us in caring for our community, we can't do it without you.FirstChoice exclusively supports facilities within the Trinity Health system meaning you will have a consistent experience between job sites. Your training at one site will apply to other sites within the region and will minimize the time you are spending outside of patient care. We understand that there has been a fundamental shift in the nursing position in recent years and like any other employee, nurses want more options and flexibility in their careers. FirstChoice provides you with both along with the comfort and security of one employer.
Benefits of Being a FirstChoice healthcare travel professional:
  • Premium pay
  • Choose your own travel adventure—work in a variety of practice settings
  • Wide range of assignments available
  • Housing and meal stipend

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements of a FirstChoice Nurse:
  • Registered nurse with a license in the state(s) you will work
  • Minimum of 2 years, depending on specialty area
  • Cannot hold a concurrent position at a Trinity Health facility

Trinity Health is a leading not-for-profit Catholic health system with 92 hospitals and hundreds of primary, specialty and continuing care centers across the United States.
Response timewithin a day
Travel jobs$1,440–4,475/week
Staff jobs$45–47/hour
Local contracts$45–47/hour
Per Diem / PRN roles$45–47/hour
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About Waterbury, CT

As a Travel Med Surg/Telemetry Nurse in Waterbury, CT here's what you should know:
Cost of Living
  • The cost of living in Waterbury, CT is slightly lower than the national average, making it an affordable option for travel nurses.
  • Wages typically match up with the lower cost of living, providing good value for money.
Weather
  • In the summer, average highs are around 80°F, while in the winter, average lows can drop to around 18°F.
  • Be prepared for both warm and cold seasons.
Furnished Housing
  • Short term rentals and furnished housing options are available in Waterbury, CT, and they can be relatively easy to find, especially with the assistance of a healthcare marketplace.
Transportation
  • Waterbury is car-friendly, with a well-connected road network.
  • Public transportation options include buses and trains, providing convenient travel within and outside the city.
Demographics
  • Waterbury has a diverse population with a wide age range.
  • Common health issues may include respiratory conditions due to seasonal temperature variations.
  • There is a growing population of travel nurses in the area.
Things to Do
  • Waterbury offers a variety of restaurants, including diverse cuisines.
  • Art and music enthusiasts can explore local galleries and live music venues.
  • Sports lovers can enjoy recreational activities, and outdoor enthusiasts can explore parks and nature trails.
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