Yale New Haven Health System

  • LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE-Adult Sleep Study

    Job Locations US-CT-North Haven
    Job ID
    68199
    Department
    SLEEP STUDY NORH HAVEN
    Category
    NURSING - SUPPORT
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON-FRI, WITH FLEXIBILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT
    Work Hours
    8:00AM-4:30PM, WITH FLEXIBILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT.
    Work Shift
    WORK LOCATIONS ROTATE BETWEEN NORTH HAVEN AND MADISON
    Requisition ID
    2018-21477
  • 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 Licensed Practical Nurse I provide care to patients and is responsible for performing designated tasks and responsibilities under the direction of a Registered Nurse and with a focus on supportive and restorative care, health counseling and teaching. The Licensed Practical Nurse I is knowledgeable about and supportive of Patient and Family Centered Care Model using a collaborative approach with the Register Nurse. The LPN I demonstrates clinical judgment by applying problem-solving techniques and by integrating skills and knowledge into clinical practice.

    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. Provides direct patient care with the establish model of nursing as evidenced by the following:
      • 1.1 Documents admission information under supervision of the Register Nurse
    • 2. Collaborates with the Register Nurse and other members of Health Care Team.
      • 2.1 Collaborates consistently with Register Nurse to develop the patient-s plan of care and implement interventions on all assigned patients.
    • 3. Verifies, prepares and administers medication to all assigned patients to ensure safe medication delivery and positive outcomes.
      • 3.1 Clarifies any questions regarding physician prescriptions orders immediately to the Register Nurse 100% of the time.
    • 4. Participates in team building activities that contribute to the patient care, staff education, and self development.
      • 4.1 Participates in interdisciplinary conferences
    • 5. Maintains clinical competency to ensure that practice is evidence- based.
      • 5.1 Attends all mandatory and continuing educational classes.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION


    Graduated from an accredited LPN program. Current license in the State of Connecticut.


    EXPERIENCE


    Prefer experience in a clinical procedural area. Must complete an approved medication course and forty (40) hours of supervised medication administration including medication verification, transcription of physician's prescriptions, preparation and administration of medications in accordance with department policy within one (1) year of employment with Y-NHH. Must also demonstrate competency in designated hospital and unit


    PHYSICAL DEMAND


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


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