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Registered Nurse

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Position Focus:In 1971, Yale University established Yale Health to provide health services to its facility, staff and students through a multidisciplinary health maintenance organization located on campus. Yale Health has more than 42,000 members including students, staff, faculty and their families who come from every state in the country and almost every country in the world. We are celebrating 50 years of service to the Yale community.
Our state-of-the-art facility at 55 Lock Street, is where our members receive most of their care from our 150+ providers. It is a 144,000 square foot medical facility with over 90 exam rooms, a 24/7 Acute Care Department, a 17-bed inpatient facility with two negative pressure rooms, a diagnostic imaging suite including MR and CT scan, x-ray and ultrasound and a full-service retail pharmacy.
The Clinical Nurse collaborates with the care team to deliver direct patient care to identified patient populations in a unit. Provides daily clinical support and nursing care, including integration of administrative work within a clinical department. In support of the Clinical Nurse Manager and Chief of Medical Service, is responsible and accountable for ensuring achievement of strategic objectives and mission in the related patient service line. As a critical member of the care team, demonstrates outstanding clinical judgement and critical thinking skills to support organizational goals to meet superior outcomes, provides seamless high quality and efficiencies in the delivery of care. Patient and Family centered care is demonstrated in all areas of operations. Adheres to a safety culture, fosters staff engagement and service excellence to promote a positive work environment. Works in close collaboration with nursing, clinician and physician staff to ensure standards of care are consistently met. Practically applies comprehensive knowledge of nursing standards and principles as well as quality assurance and infection control theory in daily management.
Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard):Generally Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. May include combination of days and evenings including weekends/holidays.
Essential Duties:1. The clinical nurse uses the nursing process to deliver high quality comprehensive and individualized care to members of Yale Health. 2. Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team to support the work of the team, unit activities, and the accomplishment of positive patient outcomes. 3. Delegates responsibilities to appropriate members of the care delivery team based upon an understanding of others' roles, scope of practice, knowledge, and capabilities to ensure optimal utilization of personnel. 4. Contributes to a positive work environment by being responsive to the need for change. 5. Maintains a collaborative work relationship with staff members through respect and recognition of cultural and human diversity. 6. Successfully completes the competency based orientation within designated time frame. 7. Identifies self-learning needs and actively participates in meeting them in collaboration with the leadership team. Sets and achieves professional goals. 8. Delivers excellence in patient care through compliance with all patient safety and regulatory initiatives. 9. Communicates in a calm professional manner with patients, families, colleagues, members of the care team, and other hospital personnel, accepts and elicits feedback, and works toward resolving problems and clarifying issues and concerns. 10. Uses resources in a fiscally sound manner. 11. Compliance with University, State and federal healthcare regulations.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize using the nursing process in a high volume outpatient environment.
  • Competent clinical triage skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Evidence of maintenance of professional skill and competency, attendance at educational programs such as seminars and workshops that are appropriate to the field.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and excellent written skills.
  • Computer proficiency as it relates to the use of an EMR.
    - Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Keywords: Yale University, New Haven , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , New Haven, Connecticut

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