Yale New Haven Health System

  • Registered Nurse-Geriatric Psych

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    60984
    Department
    PSYCH R8
    Category
    RN - PSYCHIATRY
    Position Type
    Part Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    24
    Work Schedule
    EVENINGS/NIGHT
    Work Days
    TWO (12) HOUR SHIFTS AS NEEDED
    Work Hours
    7PM - 7:30AM
    Work Shift
    EVERY OTHER WEEKEND, SOME HOLIDAYS. MAY OCCASIONALLY ROTATE TO THE DAY SHIFT
    Requisition ID
    2017-14644
  • 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.

    At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

    A registered professional nurse who utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care and assumes the responsibility and accountability for prescribing, delegating and coordinating that care.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Demonstrates basic skill in assessment of health care needs.
      • 1.1 Demonstrates basic skill in interviewing, observing and collecting health care data, performing systems assessment, identifying patient support system on admission according to hospital policy.
    • 2. Demonstrates basic skill in planning for patient health care needs.
      • 2.1 Initiates clinical pathway utilizing admission assessment and guidelines for nursing care according to hospital policies.
    • 3. Demonstrates basic skills in implementing care to meet patient care needs.
      • 3.1 Prioritizes patient care based on assessment.
    • 4. Demonstrates basic skill in evaluating care delivered.
      • 4.1 Assesses patient responses to medical and nursing interventions based on expected outcomes.
    • 5. Documents outcomes appropriately, accurately and consistently.
      • 5.1 Completes Admission Assessment Forms.
    • 6. Demonstrates basic leadership skills and professional growth.
      • 6.1 Identifies areas in performance needing improvement as evidenced by completion of self assessment skills checklist and ongoing communication with supervisor.
    • 7. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed and following established policies and procedures.
      • 7.1 Appropriately collects specimens, performs test and interprets results.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Those with a Diploma or Associate's Degree need to show evidence that they are actively enrolled in a BSN or MSN program.


    EXPERIENCE


    *


    LICENSURE


    Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.


    SPECIAL SKILLS


    Good interpersonal skills.
    Successful completion of orientation.


    PHYSICAL DEMAND


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


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