Yale New Haven Hospital CLINICAL NURSE; Registered Nurse in New Haven, Connecticut
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.
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 incorporating:
Clinician Patient Relationship
Demonstrates a holistic and caring approach throughout the nurse patient relationship.
Clinical Expertise / Problem Solving
Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team to support the work of the team, unit activities, and the accomplishment of positive patient outcomes.
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.
Practice Development / Positive Impact (improvement of the self and improvement of the practice of nursing}
Successfully completes the competency based orientation within designated time frame.
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. BSN required. 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.
Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing, and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.
MINIMUM TWO YEARS ACUTE RN EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. PEDIATRIC, ED OR ICU EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Job ID 61892
Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
Department PEDIATRIC ED NURSING
Category RN - PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE
Position Type Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours 36
Work Schedule YNHH-A .9 FTE W/ FT BENEFITS
Work Days 6 WEEK MASTER STAFFING PATTERN, THREE 12 HOUR NIGHT SHIFTS PER WEEK
Work Hours 7:30PM-8AM
Work Shift EVERY OTHER WEEKEND, HOLIDAY REQUIREMENT
Requisition ID 2017-15127