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 primary functions of the Nurse Practitioner will be to provide comprehensive care to the patients and consultation service to the patients direct care team under the supervision of the Attendings., and as directed by established protocols. In collaboration with the Health care team, the Nurse Practitioner will provide continuity of care to patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings to achieve optimal patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
MSN required. Graduate of Nurse Practitioner Program. Current Connecticut APRN license (or eligible).
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.
Excellent basic knowledge with clinical skills and judgment. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical date, perform through physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication and leadership activities and exhibit good judgment and tact dealing with patients, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred.
The APP will collaborate with Psychoncologist to provide proactive innovative multidisciplinary psychiatric care of patients receiving treatment at Smilow Cancer hospital inpatient and outpatient. The APP will diagnose, treat and manage acute and chronic psychiatric and behavioral conditions. The APP will work with the Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist to provide education and support to nurses caring for these patients. This position requires Psychiatric certification.