Yale New Haven Health System


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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.

The Professional Nurse Coordinator is a Registered Nurse is a member of the care delivery team. The Professional Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the care of the patient in a global view, accountable for multiple aspects of the patient care package even when patient contact is minimized. The Professional Nurse Coordinator uses independent judgment and continued communication with the patient, family, physician and community resources to assist the patient in attaining a measure of outpatient health. The Professional Nurse Coordinator demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.



  • 1. Develops the overall plan of care/guidelines and communicates plan to members of the patient care team.
    • 1.1 Reviews clinical records to obtain demographic and financial information and assesses physiological needs appropriate to plan of care as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.
  • 2. Provides direct/indirect care to select patients and families.
    • 2.1 Assess psychosocial needs of patients and families and provides counseling and/or referrals as evidenced by documentation in patient care record.
  • 3. Utilizes relevant research findings to support and advance nursing practice and improve patient outcomes.
    • 3.1 Integrates relevant research findings into practice as evidenced by observation and feedback.
  • 4. Professional Development
    • 4.1 Attends educational seminars to maintain and meet expectations set forth by Hospital and departmental standards.
  • 5. Performs other relevent duties as required.
    • 5.1 Performs daily in-hospital rounds and weekly meetings with mid-level practitioners to follow inpatients through their hospital stay.
  • 6. Provides direct supervison to staff in Cardiac Surgery/Surg. Onc. section.
    • 6.1 Performs evaluatoin of staff in department that directly report to Nurse Coordinator.




RN with BSN




Minimum of 5 years of relevant clinical experience in the area of specialty.  SURGICAL EXPERIENCE




Current RN licensure in the State of Connecticut.




Clinical credibility with physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team. Excellent communication skills iwth the ability to communicate effectively with multiple disciplines and agencies. Ability to quickly process complex problems, identify key components, and develop plans for resolution. Effective interactions with all health care team members and the ability to elicit their cooperation. Demonstrated skills in clinical management of specific patient populations including working with and providing support of primary nursing. Ability to provide clinical financial education to colleagues, patients, and families. Critical thinking, negotiation and priority setting of highest importance in this role.




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and/or hear. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and itnernal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.



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