Yale New Haven Health System

  • APRN

    Job ID
    68016
    Department
    PICU ADIM
    Category
    ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    SUN-SAT
    Work Hours
    AS NEEDED - DETERMINED BY ATTENDING PROVIDER SCHEDULE COVERAGE NEEDS
    Work Shift
    SEE ABOVE UNDER WORKED HOURS
    Requisition ID
    2018-21124
  • 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.

    The Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive care to patients under the supervision of the Attending Physcians and as directed by established protocols which are recorded in the policy manual. In collaboration with the health care team, the Nurse Practitioner provides continuity of care to all patients during their hospitalization, as well as contributes to the education of health care professionals.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical Practice
      • 1.1 Delineation of Activities:
    • 2. Performs initial evaluation of all patients, including:
      • 2.1 History, physical examination, and documents same.
    • 3. Performs special procedures, as indicated, in accordance with approved protocols. Procedures include: lumbar puncture, chest tube thoracotomy/evaluation of pneumothorax, endotracheal intubation, suprapubic tap, tracheal suctioning, radial artery puncture, and umbilical vessel catheterization and PCVC placement.
    • 4. High risk delivery attendance and in unit emergencies will be able to direct or assist in the care of an infant, including the performance of necessary procedures, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for neonatal resuscitation.
    • 5. Evaluates the infant with regard to discharge status. Performs discharge exams and completes paperwork and discharge dictation when indicated.
    • 6. Provides for family support:
      • 6.1 Collaborates with other health care team members, referring physician, and coordinates appropriate educational experience and follow-up care.
    • 7. Educational Efforts:
      • 7.1 Identifies learning needs of team members and families.
    • 8. Research:
      • 8.1 The practitioner may participate, collaborate, or initiate research activities with the Department of Obstetric/Gynecologic/Pediatric Nursing.
    • 9. Professional Development:
      • 9.1 Participates in at least one (1) professional organization.
    • 10. Evaluation:
      • 10.1 The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner will be evaluated annually as to performance within their job description by the Director of Neonatology and the Clinical Director of Obstetric/

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    BSN, MSN. Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program. Current Connecticut APRN license (or eligible).

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    5 years of critical care Nursing and/or APP experience, must have at least one year of APP experience.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Must have a CT nursing license and current APRN license

    Pediatric NP certification preferred

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent basic medical knowledge with clinical skills and judgement. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data, perform thorough physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and leadership abilities and exhibit good judgement and tact dealing with parents, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred.

     

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