Yale New Haven Health System

New Graduate Nurse - General Medicine Service Line Cohort

US-CT-New Haven
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Full Time Benefits Eligible
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7A-730P, 7P-730A
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Yale New Haven Hospital has several openings in the General Medicine Service Line.  We are looking to hire for our Medicine Cohort and for our brand new Protocol Observation unit opening this winter.  These are great opportunities for graduate and experienced nurses.  Below is a list of all the units that fall under the Medicine Service Line. 


YNHH- York Street Campus

  • 4-6: General medicine with telemetry and hospice beds
  • 4-7: General medicine unit with telemetry, focus on alcohol withdrawal
  • 5-5: General medicine unit with teaching services and telemetry
  • 6-7: Medical sickle cell care, and telemetry, oncology overflow
  • 7-5: General medicine with renal concentration and peritoneal dialysis
  • 9-5: General medicine with focus on infectious disease
  • 9-7: General medicine unit with telemetry, long term patients
  • 10-7: Medicine with adult ventilator weaning, adult cystic fibrosis, primary pulmonary hypertension



YNHH- Saint Raphael Campus

  • SLA 3: Medical telemetry with hospice beds
  • SLA4: Observation unit with telemetry
  • Cel3:General medicine unit, geriatric concentration with renal focus
  • Cel4: General medicine unit, with renal concentration and peritoneal dialysis
  • V4W: Medical patients age 65 and older, with telemetry
  • V5N: General medicine unit with teaching services and telemetry
  • V5W: General medicine unit with a behavioral health focus
  • Main 2: Protocol observation unit with telemetry (NEW UNIT OPENING WINTER 2018)



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.



  • 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.




Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing., 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.




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.




Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.




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


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