Clincal Nurse Registered Nurse Transitional Youth Program

Employer
Yale New Haven Hospital
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 17, 2018
Closes
Mar 17, 2018
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview
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 a primary and/or associate 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 clinical 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/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities
  • 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 incorporating:
  • 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 nursing)
    • 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.
Qualifications
EDUCATION

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.

EXPERIENCE

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. 1-3 years of Psychiatric RN experience is required.

LICENSURE

RN

SPECIAL SKILLS

Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

Requires prolonged standing, walking, use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.

Additional Information
BSN preferred
1-3 years of psychiagric RN experience is required

Company Description:

Yale New Haven Hospital is a destination hospital for patients from around the corner, around the country, and around the world. As a Magnet-recognized*, tertiary medical center, with 1,500+ beds, we are the 4th largest hospital in the country, with two acute care campuses and three emergency departments, including a Level I trauma center. We're ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, which is a testament to the unrivaled expertise, compassion and character of our staff, and as the primary teaching facility for Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing, we are nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and clinical research.

Located on the Connecticut shoreline, Yale New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

*Yale New Haven Hospital's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the ANCC.