GERIATRICS APRN/NP EMERGENCY ROOM
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 primary function of Advanced Nurse Practitioner (APRN/NP) working for NEMG YNH Geriatric Services is to provide comprehensive care to geriatric emergency room patients in collaboration with employed facility and attending physicians. The APRN also participates in education of Yale University PA students and Geriatric Fellows. Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
- 1. Clinical Practice:
- 1.1 After patient is admitted to nursing home by attending M.D. the PA/NP sees each patient every other month for routine exams and more frequently, as needed, for problems.
- 2. Education
- 2.1 Identifies and provides information needs of team members, patients and families.
- 3. Quality Improvement/Customer Satisfaction
- 3.1 Participates in team based quality improvement and patient/customer satisfaction initiatives.
- 4. Patient Safety
- 4.1 Practices medicine in a manner to maximize patient safety.
- 5. Operations
- 5.1 Follows all YNH Geriatric Services, P.C. policies and procedures.
Graduation from an accredited APRN program required. Licensed APRN by the State of CT. Holds a valid Connecticut medical License. Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drub Enforcement Agenecy (DEA) Certification.
One (1) to two (2) years caring for geriatric patients preferred.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.
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