FLEX RN TIER 1; Registered Nurse

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 Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


  • 1. Nursing Process
    • 1.1 The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and
      evaluation while caring for our patients maintaining confidentiality and dignity. The Clinical Nurse
      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 partners with the team to facilitate the
      coordination of patient care at the unit level utilizing the principles of patient/family centered care. The
      clinical nurse uses a 5 step process to deliver high quality comprehensive and individualized 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 Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team to support the work of the team, unit
      activities, and the accomplishment of positive patient outcomes.
  • 4. Collaboration/Teamwork
    • 4.1 Delegates responsibilities to appropriate members of the care delivery team based upon an
      understanding of others' roles, scope of practice, knowledge, and capabilities to ensure optimal
      utilization of personnel.
  • 5. Practice Development / Positive Impact (improvement of the self and improvement of the practice of
    • 5.1 Successfully completes the competency based orientation within designated time frame.
  • 6. Leadership
    • 6.1 Communicates in a calm professional manner with patients, families, colleagues, members of the
      care team, and other hospital personnel, accepts and elicits feedback, and works toward resolving
      problems and clarifying issues and concerns.



Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing., 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.


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.


Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.

Additional Information

Our recently-enhanced Flex Tier Casual RN Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital provides tiered rate structure based on the number of specialty areas in which candidates can demonstrate competency. Now is a great time to explore opportunities at our Magnet*-recognized, 1,500+ bed teaching hospital and take advantage of the flexible schedule that works best for you.

We are hiring for:

  • ED / Emergency Room
  • ICU / Stepdown
  • Med/Surg General Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric General Nursing
  • Women’s Health

Float Pool Tier Options

TIER 1: $40/hour plus applicable shift differentials – evaluated as competent in one specialty area

TIER 2: $43/hour plus differentials – two specialty areas

TIER 3: $46/hour plus differentials – three or more specialty areas


Positions require a minimum schedule of 32 hours a month after the orientation period has concluded. Minimum 2 years of RN experience; ICU candidates must have at least 2 years of ICU experience.


Work requirements also include 12 shifts per year of either off-shift or weekends, as well as a minimum of two holidays per year.


Please indicate in your application the specialties and/or Tier level in which you are more interested.

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