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 Pediatric Clinical Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive care to patients and their families within a specific pediatric specialty (examples include: Diabetes, Endocrinology,Genetics, Neurology, Orthopedics) under the supervision of the Attending Physician of the assigned specialty, and as directed by established standards of care. As a member of the health care team, the Nurse Practitioner provides direct care, and focuses on education to patients and families regarding prevention and/or management of their health status within YNHCH Pediatric Specialty. The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with all members of the specialty service and multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide safe,high-quality, evidenced-based care. Some specialtiies many require coordination and/or support in clinical research trials.
MSN - Graduate of approved Family/Nurse Practitioner Program. Preferrerably a Pediatric Nurse practioner program with concentration in specialty area. Current Connecticut APRN license Certification as FNP, or PNP. Specialty Certification preferred.
Two (2) years as a NP, PNP Preferred, or similar role in specialty area.
Excellent basic medical knowledge with clinical skills and judgement. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data. Demonstrated independent decision making and the ability to initiate with minimal supervision. Must be able to perform thorough physical examinations. possess excellent interpersonal skills: Counselilng, communication, and leadership abilities. Must exhibit good judgement and tact dealing with parents, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills essential
flexible to meet clinical specialty needs
This role is critical to support the increasing # of complex patients, rare diseases, both clinical care management, and extensive diagnostic and genetic testing and treatment regimens. Must have experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner, preferably in genetics or related field of complex chronic population. Ability to provide independent visits, ordering and interpretation of complex testing. Ability to support care and intervene with patients with rare diseases.