Opportunities for Experienced Nurses

 If you are an experienced nurse, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a great place for you to develop your critical thinking, acute care skills, and pediatric expertise in a uniquely supportive environment.

Our nurses deliver exceptional care to patients and their families in partnership with our passionate and skilled multidisciplinary healthcare team. We are dedicated to helping to make children in Connecticut the healthiest in the nation.

Why Choose a Career at Connecticut Children's?

Here are some of the programs we have in place to support our nurses’ development:

  • Tailored orientation, including a mentorship program
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Clinical ladder structure to encourage you to grow and advance your practice
  • Strong nursing shared governance structure
  • Competitive Total Rewards program: compensation, benefits, educational assistance, free parking, paid time off, and more

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Featured Nursing Opportunities

We are always interested in meeting experienced nurses, particularly those with pediatric and/or adult acute care experience, for a variety of nursing positions. Here are some of our featured opportunities:

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

PICU nurses care for patients and their families during their most difficult times. PICU nurses work in collaboration with the PICU physicians to provide optimal critical care to our high acuity patients. Our PICU is the ideal place for experienced nurses to build critical care skills and learn skills through a comprehensive orientation program with the support of nursing leadership in a team-focused environment.

After a comprehensive, individualized orientation, PICU nurses enjoy a flexible work schedule – weekend only, day/night rotation and nights-only schedules are available. Contact us using the form below if you are interested in exploring PICU opportunities!

Click the video to experience our PICU through the eyes of some of our nurses!


Operating Room (OR)

We pride ourselves on our team approach to patient care in the OR. Our OR nurses are key members of the OR team, working as scrub and circulating nurses. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, Connecticut Children's has some of the most technically advanced equipment available, including the da Vinci Xi robot and Medtronic image-guided surgical navigation instruments.

We perform cutting edge surgeries such as EXIT procedures, Nuss procedures, spinal fusions using MAGEC™ (MAGnetic Expansion Control) spinal growing rods, and robotic procedures. We offer surgical services in wide variety of pediatric specialty areas, including general surgery, neurosurgery, cardiac, and ENT.

OR nurses may work day, evening or night shifts. Please contact us using the form below if you are interested in exploring nursing opportunities in our OR!


Ready to Learn More?

We’d love to talk with you! Please share your name and contact information using the form below, and include any notes on your interests or questions in the space provided. We will reach out to you within one business day to learn more about you and your interests.


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