Advanced Practice Provider- Critical Care, Rapid Response Team (RRT)- Hospitalist Team
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.
Responsible for processing and patient care management of medical patients. The Advanced Practice Provider (APRN or PA) works collaboratively with attending physician, PCP, and or Hospitalists and utilizes a team approach in the care of the patient. The APP may diagnose illness and physical condition and perform therapeutic and corrective measures.Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by interview, health history, physical exam and diagnostic tests. Participates in quality improvement initiatives. Carries out responsibilities with minimal need for supervision and guidance within the scope of practice.Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
Ensures the required licensure and certifications are kept up to date and that NEMG always has copies of current licenses and certificates.
Bills for all procedures performed and documented.
Attends required team meetings.
Dresses and acts professionally at all times.
APRN: Educational preparation at the Master's level of nursing. Clinical privileges required when performing certain advanced practice activities Graduation from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program required. Certified as a APRN by the National Commission on Certification of Nurse Practitioners. Must hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification.
Physician Assistant: Graduation from an accredited Physician Associate program required. Certified as a Physician Associate by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Associates. Both hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification
One (1) to two (2) years caring for patients preferred.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
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.