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.
Under the direction of the Manager, Director of Orthopedic Services, and Physician Director, the Nurse Coordinator works collaboratively with physician leaders, physicians, Advanced Practice Providers (APP) and staff of the Orthopedic program to ensure goals and objectives are successfully met. The primary role of the Nurse Coordinator is to maintain communication with patients, families, staff, and providers in order to ensure coordination of patient care across the continuum.
- 1. Clinical Practice
- 1.1 Manages incoming referrals, coordinates initial patient contact, and complies list of presented patients in collaboration with attending physicians, fellows, and Advanced Practice Provider, (APP's).
- 2. Clinical Program
- 2.1 Assists in the coordination of the Orthopedic program.
- 3. Patient Safety, Quality, and Research
- 3.1 Creates and supports a culture and environment of safety.
- 4. Professional Development and Education
- 4.1 Participates in enhancing the professional development of the nursing staff and other health care
providers involved in the care of Orthopedic patients.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required. Connecticut RN license
A minimum of three (3) years experience in adult orthopedic acute care inpatient services, ambulatory or critical care.
RN license in the State of Connecticut
Knowledge of orthopedic procedures and surgeries. Excellent collaborative, communication, and interpersonal skills required. Ability to triage non-urgent and emergent situations.