Yale New Haven Health System

  • RN-Medical Ambulatory Nurse-P/D

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    2 to 2 1/2 days per week
    Work Schedule
    Work Days
    M-F, every 5th weekend coverage (morning only) Some holiday mornings also required
    Work Hours
    Work Shift
    Every 5th weekend (mornings only) some holiday mornings required
    Requisition ID
  • 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 theresponsibility and accountability for prescribing, delegating and coordinating that care.



    • 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.




    Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN or higher degree preferred. If non BSN, must show evidence of active enrollment in minimum of a BSN program.




    Ambulatory RN experience. Strong IV therapy skills.




    Current license to practice nursing in the State of Connecticut.




    Good interpersonal skills, Successful completion of orientation.




    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. Must be able to assist with pushing/pulling/liftin patients up to 75 pounds. If the lifting required exceeds 75 pounds and the patient is not ambulatory, assistance from other staff members must be obtained. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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