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 Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive care to patients under the supervision of the advanced heart failure attending physicians and as directed by established protocols. In collaboration with the health care team, the Nurse Practitioner provides continuity of care to the target patient population and contributes to the education of patients, their families and other health care professionals as necessary.
MS or MSN. Graduate of an approved Nurse Practitioner program. Current Connecticut APRN license (or eligible).
APRN or PA with several years of experience caring for patients with heart failure or working in transplantation. Job will entail care primarily in the ambulatory setting of the patient with heart failure under evaluation or awaiting heart transplantation as well as the patient post heart transplantation.
Must have a CT nursing license and current CT APRN license
Excellent basic medical knowledge with clinical skills and judgement. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data, perform thorough physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and leadership abilities and exhibit good judgement dealing with parents, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills necessary.
May require standing for long periods.
Prior experience in Heart Failure/Cardiology is required. Position is based in New London. Occasional travel to other Disease Management clinics may be required.