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 Registered Nurse practices as the patient's nurse and collaborates with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level. Through utilization of the nursing process, the nurse assesses and treats patient and family responses to actual or potential health problems. The registered nurse is accountable to the patient, family, peers and manager.
Patient care is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the Standards of Professional Behavior with attention to patient centered care. Key principles for patient centered care are participation, dignity, respect, information sharing and collaboration.
Responsibilities: 1. 1. Nursing Process 1.1. 1.1 The Registered Nurse (RN) uses the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation while caring for our patients maintaining confidentiality and dignity. In addition 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 RN partners with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level using the principles of patient/family centered care. 1.2. 1.2 The RN uses a highly reliable 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. 2. Clinician Patient Relationship 2.1. 2.1 Demonstrates a holistic and caring approach throughout the nurse patient relationship. 3. 3. Clinical Expertise/Problem Solving 3.1. 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. 4. Collaboration/Teamwork 4.1. 4.1 Delegates responsibilities to appropriate members of the care delivery team based upon an understanding of others' scope of practice, knowledge and capabilities to ensure optimal use of personnel. 4.2. 4.2 Contributes to a positive work environment by being responsive to the need for change. 4.3. 4.3 Maintains a collaborative work environment with staff members through respect and recognition of cultural and human diversity. 5. 5. Practice Development/Positive Impact (improvement of the self and improvement of the practice of nursing) 5.1. 5.1 Successfully completes the competency based orientation within designated time frame 5.2. 5.2 Participates with team members in activities to improve the care environment 5.3. 5.3 Responsible for being current with staff meeting minutes and other communication important to the care of patients and families and to the organization. 5.4. 5.4 Actively supports student learning. 5.5. 5.5 Assumes responsibility for continued learning and integration of evidence based practice. 5.6. 5.6 Delivers excellence in patient care through compliance with all patient safety and regulatory initiatives. 5.7. 5.7 Identifies self learning needs and sets and achieves professional goals 6. 6. Leadership 6.1. 6.1 Communicates in a calm professional manner with patients, families, colleagues, members of the care team and other hospital personnel, accepts end elicits feedback and works toward resolving problems and clarifying issues and concerns. 6.2. 6.2 Uses resources in a fiscally sound manner.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing., Licensed and a current Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut
All Registered Nurses must have a current BLS certification.
Registered Nurse with 1 year experience in an acute care healthcare facility
Current RN license in State of Connecticut
Excellent communication, interpersonal,effective
coordination and organizational skills.
Provides nursing care to an individual or group of patients. Recognizes changes in patients condition and reports such changes to the Physician or Advanced Practice Provider and /or the organizational leadership such as the unit's charge nurse, off shift leaders or the unit manager or assistant manager. Uses and manages material resources in a cost effective manner.
In personal and job related decisions and actions, consistently demonstarates the values of integrity (doing the right thing), patient-centered (putting the patient and families first), respect (valuing all people and embracing all differences), accountability (being responsible and taking cation), and compassion (being empathetic).
Plans, develops and implements patient care plans; evaluates the effectiveness of existing patient care and in the plan of care and modifies the plan of care to meet patient needs.
Requires traveling to different assignments each day at different clinical sites and/or delivery network organizations. Requires prolonged standing, walking, use of sight, hearing and touch; moving/lifting patients of varying weights