Registered Nurse I

New Haven, CT
Jan 10, 2019

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Job Description

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.

SUMMARY

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.

1.2
The clinical nurse uses a 5 step process to deliver high quality comprehensive and individualized care incorporating:

1. Patient assessment

2. Problem identification

3. Establishment of desired outcomes

4. Implementation of interventions

5. Evaluation of care with
necessary revisions.

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

Contributes to a positive work environment by being responsive
to the need for change.

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.

5.2
Participates with team members
in activities to improve care environment.

5.3
Responsible for being
current with staff meeting minutes.

5.4
Actively
supports student learning.

5.5
Assumes
responsibility for continued learning and integration of evidence based practice.

5.6
Identifies self learning needs and actively
participates in meeting
them in collaboration with the leadership
team. Sets and achieves professional goals.

5.7
Delivers excellence in patient care through compliance with all patient
safety and regulatory initiatives.

6 . Leadership
6.1Communicates 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

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.

6.2
Uses resources in a fiscally
sound manner.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION (number of years and type required to perform the position
duties):
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.
EXPERIENCE (number of years and type required to meet an acceptable
level of performance):
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.
SPECIAL
SKILLS:
Excellent communications,
interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.
ACCOUNTABILITY (how this
position is held
accountable for such
as goals achievement,
budget adherence, or
other areas of accountability):
Provides nursing care to
an individual or
group of patients;
recognizes changes in
patients condition and
reports such changes to Physician and/or Patient Services
Manager., Utilizes and
manages material resources
in a costeffective manner.
In personal and job-related decisions and actions, consistently demonstrates
the values of
integrity (doing the
right thing), patient-centered (putting
patients and families first), respect (valuing all people and embracing all
differences ), accountability (being responsible and taking action), and
compassion (being empathetic).
COMPLEXITY (describe planning,
problem solving, decision
making, creative activity,
or other special
factors inherent in the responsibilities of this position):
Plans, develops and
implements patient care
plans; evaluates the
effectiveness of existing
patient care; evaluates
the effectiveness of existing patient care plan
and modifies plan
of care to
meet patient needs,
Please see RCAP
CMP for further details.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

INFORMATIONAL

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMAND:

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

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Job Info

Job: 3273

Department: Critical Care Transport
Category: Nursing-staff
Sub Category: ADULT CRITICAL CARE
Hours: 24.00

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