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 the APRN Specialties program is to provide comprehensive care to the assigned speciality patient population, under the supervision of the program Medical Director (PMD) and the Director of Surgical Specialties. This nurse works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team providing consistency to both the programatic goal sand outpatients population. The APRN assists the physicians with clinical work, documentation, paperwork, and ordering tests as well as works in a collaborative fashion with other services. Develop evidence based protocols and standards for all activities in the section of trauma, surgical critical care and surgical emergencies.



  • 1. Clinical Practice
    • 1.1 Delineation of Activities:
  • 2. Educational Efforts:
    • 2.1 Identifies learning needs of team members and families.
  • 3. Research:
    • 3.1 Applies research-based data to clinical practice in the care of specality patient populations
  • 4. Professional Development:
    • 4.1 Participates in at least one (1) professional organization.
  • 5. Evaluation:
    • 5.1 Nurse Practitioner will be evaluated annually as to performance within their job description by the program Medical Director
  • 6. Quality Improvement
    • 6.1 Actively participates in the quality improvement process




MSN. Graduate of Nurse Practitioner Masters Degree Program or graduate from Physician Assistant program and CT PA licensure eligible.




Three (3) to five (5) year experience in specality related field ideal. Previous experience in an advanced practice role preferred. Previous outpateint experience preferrred




Licensed and currently registered in the State of CT. ANA certification and prescriptive authority required




Excellent basic medical knowledge with clinical skills and judgment. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data, perform thorough physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and leadership abilities and exhibit good judgment and tact dealing with parents, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred




Must have the flexibility to travel to offsite locations


Additional Information

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants welcome to apply


previous pediatric or urology experience preferred, prior ambulatory experience preferred

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