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.
As a core member of the Care delivery team, the Clinical Nurse practices as the patients nurse and collaborates with the team to facilitate the coordination of patient care at the unit level. Through utilization of the nursing process, the clinical nurse diagnoses and treats patient and family responses to actual or potential health problems. The Clinical Nurse is accountable to the patient, family, peers, and Manager. Patient and family centered care (PFCC) at YNHH is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the 4 principles of PFCC: participation, dignity and respect, information sharing, and collaboration. This includes providing service excellence by creating a great "First Impression" by demonstrating exemplary customer service skills for all customer groups including patients, families/friends, physicians, staff and support department personnel. Adheres to the "I Am YNHH" service excellence pledge and promotes a positive work environment.
Greenwich Hospital’s maternity unit boosts 24 private rooms for baby and family. Maternity nurses educate new parents on the care of their newborn. They are trained in both newborn nursery as well as postpartum nursing. All nurses are NRP certified and highly encouraged to become certified in maternity. The maternity nurses work closely with the physicians for both mother and baby to ensure safe discharge with follow up with our postpartum visit program. Breastfeeding support is one fundamental success factors in maternity. Skin to skin, rooming in and the close connection for all babies is promoted by all nurses. The nurses all work closely with the nursing assistants of the unit.
Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing. Licensed and a currently Clinical Nurse in the State of Connecticut. All newly hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or must obtain within one month of hire.
maternity experience required. Clinical Nurse is the basic level for new graduates and all registered nurses., All RNs are expected to advance to their optimal level of functioning through promotion., Five or more years of clinical nurse experience
Excellent communications, interpersonal, coordinative, and organizational skills.