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.
At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.
A strong, positive and collaborative culture exists among the emergency medicine attending, the ED nursing staff, the private physicians, the hospitalist physicians, the physician assistants, the nurse practitioners, the emergency medical services staff, medical and PA students, the volunteers, and the ancillary/support staff.
- 1. Rapid evaluation and stabilization of critical conditions involving adult, pediatric, medical, surgical, gynecologic and obstetrical illnesses and trauma-related injuries. Resuscitation of acutely ill and injured patients in all ED clinical areas: the main ED, Fast Track and ED Crisis.
- 2. Obtain a complete patient history of the present medical illness, past medical history, review of systems, and medication list and allergies. Perform a vectored physical examination based on the presenting complaint may include performing a pelvic exam, trauma examination or pediatric assessment. Accurately document patient findings of the physical examination, history, allergies, treatment, response to treatment, and consultants' reports in a timely manner.
- 3. Clinically efficient and evaluates an appropriate number of patients per shift and can simultaneously manage multiple patients. Selects the next patient to be seen based on the severity or condition and complaint.
Graduation from an accredited medical school with an M.D. or D.O. degree, completion of an approved emergency medicine residency training program with board certification or board eligibility in Emergency Medicine.
One year of related experience preferred.
M.D. or D. O. degree
Management of acutely ill and injured patients of all ages. Skills that are included in basic and advanced cardiac life support, advanced trauma life support, basic life support, and pediatric advanced life support courses are examples of some of the skills required. Proficiency in the use the departmental computer for patient management, order entry, patient tracking, and laboratory, radiology, and medical record retrieval is essential. Licensure & Certification: Licensed as an MD in Connecticut. Certificates to dispense controlled substances by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and a permit from the Connecticut Department of Consumer Affairs.