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 functions of the Nurse Practitioner will be to provide comprehensive care to the patients and consultation service to the patients direct care team under the supervision of the Attendings., and as directed by established protocols. In collaboration with the Health care team, the Nurse Practitioner will provide continuity of care to patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings to achieve optimal patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.
MSN required. Graduate of Nurse Practitioner Program. Current Connecticut APRN license (or eligible).
Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred.
Excellent basic knowledge with clinical skills and judgment. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical date, perform through physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication and leadership activities and exhibit good judgment and tact dealing with patients, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred.
Responsibilities will be frontline inpatient care with a provider to patient ratio of 1:12. Coverage will be at SRC, York St, and McGivney Surgical center. Duties include perioperative throughput, surgical 1st assisting, orthopedic consults at SRC 7 days a week, and overnight coverage. These APPs will also provide support for the orthopedic residency through these clinical efforts, allowing for increased education and operative exposure.