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Nurse Scientist

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 40196Location: New Haven, ConnecticutCategory: NURSING-STAFF - OTHERPosition Type: Full Time Benefits EligibleDepartment: Cntr Prof Prac Excellence CPPEScheduled Hours: 40OverviewTo 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 Nurse Scientist is responsible for the generation of new nursing knowledge. Oversight of nursing research studies from inception to dissemination. Supports and engages clinical nursing staff in the research process.EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities 1. Plan the strategic vision and direction for nursing research and evidence-based practice in collaboration with Yale New Haven Hospital nursing leaders, Nursing Professional Governance Councils, and the Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee2. Provide leadership for the Yale New Haven Hospital Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee and the Yale New Haven Health Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Steering Committee3. Implement and update YNHHS research and evidence-based practice policies in collaboration with the Yale New Haven Health Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Steering Committee and senior nursing leaders4. Provide leadership for the infrastructure that advances the scholarly work of nurses and fosters a spirit of scientific inquiry, the generation of new knowledge through research, and engagement in the use of best evidence to optimize improvements in the safety and quality of nursing practice and patient care5. Advance the professional practice of nursing by supporting nurses? engagement in the use of best evidence for practice decisions, implementation of practice innovations, and conduct of research6. Ensure evidence-based practice and research projects are aligned with the Nursing Strategic Business Plan and are conducted within the framework of the Nursing Professional Practice Model and the Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care?7. Mentor nurses from all levels of the organization through all phases of the research process for studies designed to examine various aspects of health, illness, and health care to improve health, health care services, and health care outcomes8. Ensure that research conducted by nurses involving human participants is conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and ethical principles such as those outlined in the Belmont Report and institutional policies of Yale University (Yale New Haven Hospital?s Institutional Review Board) and Yale New Haven Hospital9. Perform the required functions of a voting member of one or more of Yale University?s Institutional Review Board panels that convene monthly and/or as needed10. Select, prepare, advise, and supervise research mentors to guide nursing research projects11. Implement educational opportunities to assure that nurses develop necessary knowledge and skills to implement evidence-based practice projects and conduct research studies12. Secure internal and external funding for project work13. Mentor nurses through the internal and external dissemination of project results (writing abstracts and manuscripts for publication, creating posters and oral presentations for local and national professional conferences14. Provide leadership for the translation of new evidence into practice based on the results of studies conducted by nursing research teams15. Lead by example through personal scholarly work16. Collaborate with affiliated schools of nursing to explore and formalize opportunities to enhance academic-partnerships related to faculty and student evidence-based practice/quality improvement and research projects17. Collaborate with University faculty and other health professionals in research curriculum development for staff and students18. Ensure that nursing research projects meet the empirical outcomes and other Magnet? re-designation requirements of the New Knowledge, Innovations, and Quality Improvement domain19. Maintain a central repository of research projects by tracking progress of nursing research protocols and dissemination of scholarly work through publications and presentations QualificationsEDUCATIONGraduate of accredited school of nursing. PhD required.EXPERIENCEMinimum of five years clinical practice required and has demonstrated ability to conduct research and publishLICENSURERegistered nurse licensed to practice in the State of ConnecticutSPECIAL SKILLSMust possess and demonstrate progressive leadership skills, effective verbal and written communication skills across disciplines and excellent decision-making skills. Additional Information 40 hour positionPHD required YNHHS Requisition ID40196PI177365542

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, New Haven , Nurse Scientist, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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