Yale New Haven Health System

  • RN-Ambulatory Nurse-Per Diem

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    67111
    Department
    MEDEASE
    Category
    RN - AMBULATORY
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    2-2 1/2 days per week. M-F WITH OCCASIONAL WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY ROTATION
    Work Hours
    8:30A-5P, AM ON WEEKENDS
    Work Shift
    EVERY 5TH WEEKEND ROTATION HOLIDAY ROTATION
    Requisition ID
    2018-20569
  • 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.

    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

     

    BSN or actively enrolled in a program.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    2-3 years of acute care experience required.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Current license to practice nursing in the State of Connecticut.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Good interpersonal skills, Successful completion of orientation.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMAND

     

    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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