Clinical Outcomes Leader


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.


The Clinical Outcomes Leader (COL) is responsible for providing advanced clinical leadership and clinical outcomes management in the patient care setting and through the transitions of care. The COL facilitates evidence based care, improves systems processes, supports care coordination, facilitates outcomes management, establishes an evolving risk assessment, supports the patient experience, strives for ongoing quality improvement and serves as a role model for inter-professional communication. As a member of the unit leadership team, the COL promotes the value-based model among the nursing team as well for the continuum of care for patients.



  1. Population Management Objectives

    • 1.1 Evaluates the current status and needs of a given patient population
  2. Population Health/Accountble Care

    • 2.1 Evaluates patients' pre-admission health status to begin to plan for discharge needs
  3. Outcomes Leader/Risk Analyst/Reduction and Elimination of Adverse Events

    • 3.1 Establishes an evolving risk assessment methodology to evaluate, plan for and mitigate risk on behalf of patients, families, unit (care area) and organization
  4. Clinical Outcomes/Optimize Utilization of Resources

    • 4.1 Oversees a patient centered environment at the point of care
  5. Synergy Leader

    • 5.1 Collaborates with CNs, assuring patient care across the continuum
  6. Clinical Leadership

    • 6.1 Shares accountability for safe, effective, high quality care and optimal outcomes in the setting
  7. Customer Satisfaction

    • 7.1 Supports the unit leadership team in ensuring that customer service standards reflect the service excellence pledge and policy
  8. Professional Member/Lifelong Learner

    • 8.1 Advocates for the professional nurse as a key member of the inter-professional team



Baccalaureate degree required; Masters preferred. Would enroll and complete a Master's program. DNP, CNL, CNS or APRN preferred. Current CT state RN licensure and/or eligibility for CT state RN licensure required


Three (3) years minimum experience in area of clinical specialization required.


Current Connecticut State RN Nursing licensure and/or eligibility for CT RN licensure required. Relevant specialty certification required


Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities. Demonstrated clinical expertise, critical thinking and computer skills. Must have excellent prioritization and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to implement, support and effectively monitor change. Must be able to translate research and data into practice. Pre-requisite classes preferred: - Foundations of Safety, Quality and Performance Improvement - Project management - (or Planning and managing Projects) - Tools for Improvement - (or applying Lean Principles) - Change Acceleration Process (CAP) - Workout facilitation


Exposure to bio-hazardous blood and body fluids. Prolonged standing, walking, and lifting required.

See Inside the Office of Yale New Haven Hospital

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.

Back to top