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.
A registered professional nurse who utilizes the nursing process in providing nursing care and assumes the responsibility and accountability for prescribing, delegating and coordinating that care. A RN-Specialty Stress Test Nurse is accountable for performing and monitoring ordered Stress tests with the personal needs and comfort of patients served by the practice, assisting medical providers, and maintaining a clean and safe environment in accordance with the policies and procedures of NEMG
- 1. Demonstrates advanced skill in interviewing, observing and collecting health care data, performing systems assessment, identifying patient support systems on admission.
- 2. Applies qualitative critical and discriminating judgment in predicting patient problems based on subtle cues and selects a course of action whose outcome is highly reliable.
- 3. Demonstrates knowledge of test procedures and participates in patient education of same as evidenced by feedback from patient.
- 4. Takes initiative to provide and assist others in providing health education to patients, families, and/or significant others.
- 5. Demonstrates proficiency of treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to the unit as demonstrated by competency assessment.
- 6. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for ensuring best practices and delivery of nursing care.
- 7. Administers medications, calculates doses and maintains current knowledge of medications and IV therapy.
- 8. Completes annual skills competency validation.
- 9. Serves as a positive professional role demonstrating accountability and responsibility through professional behavior.
- 10. Maintains and updates knowledge of clinical and evidence-based practice by reading professional literature and introducing new ideas and interventions to unit practice.
- 11. Uses effective communication skills when working with others to create an atmosphere of collaboration.
- 12. Promotes teamwork and cooperation through open communication and problem-solving techniques.
- 13. Suspends judgment on policies and decisions, allowing time to earnestly assess their pros and cons.
- 14. Obtains and maintains ACLS certification.
- 15. Is sensitive to different cultural, emotional and spiritual needs of people.
- 16. Treats all patient related and other discussions with discretion; eliminates gossip; does not discuss patient or facility business in public areas.
- 17. May be responsible for scheduling and leading/directing the day to day work of the Medical Assistants in assigned practice.
Graduate of accredited school of nursing (Diploma, AD, BS, MS)
1-2 years experience working in a practice or hospital setting
Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the State of Connecticut. Current ACLS certification.
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.