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.

Performs selected patient care services and assists other care providers under the direction of the R.N. Documents care. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

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  • 1. Demonstrates skill in observing and communicating patient needs.
    • 1.1 Identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates significant observations to the nurse in a timely fashion as indicated by report to the nurse.
  • 2. Demonstrates skill in providing direct patient care.
    • 2.1 Accepts report on assigned patients and demonstrates understanding as evidenced by her/his communication.
  • 3. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed.
    • 3.1 Appropriately collects specimen and performs test (i.e. EKGs, blood drawing, blood sugars and guiac, etc.) following established policy and procedure.
  • 4. Completes non-therapeutic functions as assigned by NM/designee.
    • 4.1 Follows correct procedure in performing non patient care activities.
  • 5. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.
    • 5.1 Relocates and rotates to meet patient care needs.



High school diploma or GED; and CNA or other educational equivalent, i.e. Medical Assistant, CPCT, EMT, a student nurse from an accredited program or LPN.




CT CNA certification, CPCT, EMT, a student nurse from an accredited program or an LPN


Successful completion of orientation.
Speak and write English proficiently.
Successful completion of orientation/evidence of positive initiatives with patients and staff.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. They must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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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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