Advanced Nurse Practitioner

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New Haven, CT
Feb 8, 2019


Job Description

Per Diem

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.

A nurse practitioner is a licensed, practitioner who is responsible for providing and coordinating primary care to an
identified panel of patients including history, assessment, planning, intervention and consultation. The APRN
works collaboratively within the practice support staff, with other APCs, and physicians, and utilizes a team
approach in the care of the patient. The APC may diagnose illness and physical conditions and perform or order
therapeutic and corrective measures. Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by interview ,
health history, physical exam and diagnostic tests. Participates in quality and patient satisfaction improvement
initiatives. Carries out responsibilities independently, if so certified, or with minimal need for supervision if not so
certified. Maintains practice within the defined scope of practice for an APRN
Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core
Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
May function independently and may maintain a panel of patients as the assigned PCP
Demonstrates excellence in the completion of patient history and physical exams and assessment
appropriate to patient population

Demonstrates proficiency in treatment plans and interventions, working collaboratively with other APCs ,
physicians, or specialists when indicated. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non -pharmacologic
treatment modalities
Serves as a resource for nursing staff and APRN students when indicated
Serves as a resource for families
Integrates ethical principles in all areas of practice.
Maintains regular communication with patients, families, and colleagues as appropriate regarding progress
and treatment plans.
Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

EDUCATION (number of years and type required to perform the position duties):
Educational preparation at the Master's Level of nursing. Graduation from an accredited Advanced Nurse
Practitioner program required. In addition, holds a BSN degree from an accredited institution.
EXPERIENCE (number of years and type required to meet an acceptable level of performance):
1-3 years clinical experience related to the specialty of the practice, preferred.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.
ACCOUNTABILITY (how this position is held accountable for such as goals achievement, budget adherence, or
other areas of accountability):
Accountable to conduct accurate and appropriate evaluation, care, and coordination of care and resources for
COMPLEXITY (describe planning, problem solving, decision making, creative activity, or other special factors
inherent in the responsibilities of this position):
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).
Evaluates, manages and coordinates care of patients in collaboration with other APCs and physicians
Certified as APRN by the Nursing Certification Board or American Nurses Credentialing Center. Must hold a valid
State Controlled Substance Registration, a Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification, a valid State
RN and APRN license. May hold a State Independent Practice license if qualified.

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Job Info

Job: 4910

Department: Shoreline IM Admin
Category: Advanced Practice
Status: Per Diem
Hours: 0.00