CLINICAL NURSE/REGISTERED NURSE-Winchester Chest Clinic

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

As a core member of the Care delivery team, the Clinical Nurse practices as the patients nurse and collaborates with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level. Through utilization of the nursing process, the clinical nurse diagnoses and treats patient and family responses to actual or potential health problems. The Clinical Nurse is accountable to the patient, family, peers, and Manager. Patient and family centered care (PFCC) at YNHH is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the 4 principles of PFCC: participation, dignity and respect, information sharing, and collaboration. This includes providing service excellence by creating a great "First Impression" by demonstrating exemplary customer service skills for all customer groups including patients, families/friends, physicians, staff and support department personnel. Adheres to the "I Am YNHH" service excellence pledge and promotes a positive work environment.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Nursing Process
    • 1.1 The Clinical Nurse II utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation while caring for our patients maintaining confidentiality and dignity. The Clinical Nurse II provides safe, effective evidenced based care tailored to the individual needs of the patient and family. As a core member of the care delivery team, the Clinical Nurse II partners with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level utilizing the principles of patient/family centered care.
  • 2. Clinician Patient Relationship
    • 2.1 Demonstrates a holistic and caring approach throughout the nurse patient relationship.
  • 3. Clinical Expertise / Problem Solving
    • 3.1 Successfully performs technical skills.
  • 4. Collaboration/Teamwork
    • 4.1 In partnership with other team members, mobilizes resources to meet the needs of individual patients and families.
  • 5. Practice Development / Positive Impact (improvement of the self and improvement of the practice of nursing)
    • 5.1 Evidence of self development and positively influencing practice environment on a consistent basis.
  • 6. Leadership
    • 6.1 Evidence of self development and positively influencing practice environment on a consistent basis.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.  BSN preferred.  Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or must obtain within one month of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Clinical Nurse is the basic level for new graduates and all registered nurses.  All RNs are expected to advance to their optimal level of functioning through promotion

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Special Skills: Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing, and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.

 

Additional Information

AMBULATORY RN EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.  3-5 YEARS OF ACUTE RN EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


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Yale New Haven Hospital provides diverse comprehensive care in over 100 medical specialties. As the primary teaching hospital of the Yale School of Medicine, YNHH provides around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care. In addition to providing quality medical care to patients and families, Yale New Haven Hospital is the second largest employer in the New Haven area, with more than 12,000 employees.


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