Yale New Haven Health System

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER - Sleep / Pulmonary Medicine

Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
65048
Department
MEDICINE-SLEEP/PULMONOLOGY
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MON-FRI
Work Hours
8-4
Work Shift
NONE
Requisition ID
2018-18105

Overview

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER

BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL

SLEEP / PULMONARY MEDICINE

Full Time - Days

 

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 is to provide comprehensive medical care for patients in collaboration with the attending physician. Clinical responsibilities will include: evaluating patients, entering patient care orders, performing minor procedures, providing education, collaboration wtihin the multidisciplinary team, preparing patients for discharge and the communication and documentation of all patient care activities. The goal of the APRN is to provide high quality, consistent patient care in a cost efficient, safe manner while adhering to best practice and achieving optimal outcomes and excellent patient satisfaction.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Admit patients. Perform and document complete H&P. Enter appropriate information and orders into EMR
  • 2. Order and obtain necessary diagnostic tests including imaging studies and laboratory tests. Follow through on interpretation of results and communicate with team.
  • 3. Request consultations from other services, obtain appropriate work up and follow through on recommendations
  • 4. Participate in daily rounds and assist with implementing managerment plan in collaboration with multidisciplinary team and attending
  • 5. Enter, review, and update orders in EMR to include: PT, OT, Speech, IV therapy, medications, restraints, patient care, discharge orders
  • 6. Address patient concerns brought forth by nursing staff
  • 7. Document patient encounters into EMR including, but not limited to: progress, event, procedure or transfer notes
  • 8. Perform procedures as credentialed.
  • 9. assist with evaluation and management of clinic patients with attending supervision

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

BSN , MSN, Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Patient care experience in inpatient setting preferred

 

LICENSURE

 

APRN and RN licensure required.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work wtih a diverse group of providers across the health care continuum. Computer skills preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.

 

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