Yale New Haven Health System

GI MEDICAL ONCOLOGY OUTPATIENT CLINIC NURSE; Registered Nurse

US-CT-New Haven
Job ID
61878
Department
NP8 MULTISPECIALTY
Category
RN - ONCOLOGY
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Work Hours
VARIES 7:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
Work Shift
WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS BASED ON CLINIC NEED. 8 AND 10 HOUR SHIFTS.
Requisition ID
2017-15332

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.

As a core member of the Care delivery team, the Clinical Nurse practices as the patients nurse and collaborates with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level. Through utilization of the nursing process, the clinical nurse diagnoses and treats patient and family responses to actual or potential health problems. The Clinical Nurse is accountable to the patient, family, peers, and Manager. Patient and family centered care (PFCC) at YNHH is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the 4 principles of PFCC: participation, dignity and respect, information sharing, and collaboration. This includes providing service excellence by creating a great "First Impression" by demonstrating exemplary customer service skills for all customer groups including patients, families/friends, physicians, staff and support department personnel. Adheres to the "I Am YNHH" service excellence pledge and promotes a positive work environment.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Nursing Process
    • 1.1 The Clinical Nurse I (CN I) utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation while caring for our patients maintaining confidentiality and dignity. The Clinical Nurse provides safe, effective evidenced based care tailored to the individual needs of the patient and family. As a core member of the care delivery team, the Clinical Nurse partners with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level utilizing the principles of patient/family centered care.
  • 2. Clinician Patient Relationship
    • 2.1 Demonstrates a holistic and caring approach throughout the nurse patient relationship.
  • 3. Clinical Expertise / Problem Solving
    • 3.1 Collaborates with members of the multidisciplinary team to support the work of the team, unit activities, and the accomplishment of positive patient outcomes.
  • 4. Collaboration/Teamwork
    • 4.1 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.
  • 5. Practice Development / Positive Impact (improvement of the self and improvement of the practice of nursing}
    • 5.1 Successfully completes the competency based orientation within designated time frame.
  • 6. Leadership
    • 6.1 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.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing., BSN preferred.  Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut., All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or must obtain within one month of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Clinical Nurse is the basic level for new graduates and all registered nurses., All RNs are expected to advance to their optimal level of functioning through promotion.  1- 3years of RN experience is required. Minimum of two years of Oncology RN experience is required.  Med/surg, infusion and ambulatory RN and triage experience is preferred.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Requires prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing, and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights.

 

Additional Information

Minimum of two years of Oncology RN experience is required.  Med/surg, infusion and ambulatory RN and triage experience is preferred.

BSN Preferred.

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