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 function of Physician Assistant (PA)/Nurse Practitioner (NP) working for the NEMG-YNH is to provide comprehensive care to medicine inpatients in collaboration with Attending physicians. Each PA/NP has a designated supervising/collaborating physician.
Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
- 1. Clinical Practice:
- 1.1 At the instruction of the Director or his/her designee, assists in the care of medicine inpatients assigned to the Hospitalist Service, ensuring safe and efficient care.
- 2. Education:
- 2.1 Identifies information needs of team members, patients and families. Provides related teaching and education to unit nurses and PA students from the Yale University School of Medicine Physician Associate Program.
- 3. Quality Improvement/Customer Satisfaction
- 3.1 Participates in team based quality improvement and patient/customer satisfaction initiatives.
- 4. Patient Safety
- 4.1 Immediately reports any concerns about patient safety to Operations Manager and/or Director.
- 5. Operations
- 5.1 Follows all NEMG and YNHH policies and procedures.
Physician Associate: Graduation from an accredited Physician Associate program required. Certified as a Physician Associate by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Associates.
One (1) to two (2) years caring for medicine inpatients preferred.
Both hold a valid Connecticut medical license, Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.