Yale New Haven Health System

  • ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER - GERIATRICS

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    65218
    Department
    GERIATRICS-STRATFORD-ADMIN
    Category
    ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MON- FRI
    Work Hours
    8:30 AM TO 5:00 PM
    Work Shift
    LIMITED CALL COVERAGE
    Requisition ID
    2018-18655
  • Overview

    ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER - GERIATRICS

    PRACTICE LOCATION:  LORD CHAMBERLAIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER

    STRATFORD, CT

     

     

    Northeast Medical Group (NEMG) was established with the goal of integrating physicians across Yale New Haven Health System in a single group practice that offers enhanced collaboration, improved clinical quality and better practice management resources. Since 2010, community and hospital-based physicians and mid-level practitioners have benefited from our affiliation with the region’s five leading hospitals: Bridgeport, Greenwich, Yale New Haven, Lawrence & Memorial and Westerly, Rhode Island. Our commitment to them is to provide excellence in service with compassion and sensitivity to their needs and the patients they serve. 

    This is a great opportunity to work with Yale New Haven Health | Northeast Medical Group.  We are proud to offer:

    • Collegial and supportive environment with access to resources and specialists across the continuum of care
    • Full suite of practice management services that allow providers to focus on patient care
    • Leadership opportunities
    • Competitive compensation with robust benefits and retirement plans including a pension and matching 403B, vacation, CME, malpractice including tail coverage and more!

    Located in Fairfield County, this is a wonderful family oriented residential community. There is quick access to New York City and Boston with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants.

    A nurse practitioner is a licensed, practitioner who is responsible for providing and coordinating primary care to an identified panel of patients including history, assessment, planning, intervention and consultation. The APRN works collaboratively within the practice support staff, with other APCs, and physicians, and utilizes a team approach in the care of the patient. The APC may diagnose illness and physical conditions and perform or order therapeutic and corrective measures. Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients by interview, health history, physical exam and diagnostic tests. Participates in quality and patient satisfaction improvement initiatives. Carries out responsibilities independently, if so certified, or with minimal need for supervision if not so certified. Maintains practice within the defined scope of practice for an APRN Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.

     

    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.
    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. May function independently and may maintain a panel of patients as the assigned PCP
    • 2. Demonstrates excellence in the completion of patient history and physical exams and assessment appropriate to patient population
    • 3. Demonstrates proficiency in treatment plans and interventions, working collaboratively with other APCs, physicians, or specialists when indicated. Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
    • 4. Direct and provide clinical supervision to nursing staff as appropriate. Serves as a resource for nursing staff and APRN students when indicated.
    • 5. Serves as a resource for families
    • 6. Integrates ethical principles in all areas of practice.
    • 7. Maintains regular communication with patients, families, and colleagues as appropriate regarding progress and treatment plans.
    • 8. Facilitates staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Educational preparation at the Master's Level of nursing. Graduation from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program required. In addition, holds a BSN degree from an accredited institution.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    1-3 years clinical experience related to Geriatrics preferred.

     

    LICENSURE

     

    Certified as APRN by the Nursing Certification Board or American Nurses Credentialing Center. Must hold a valid State Controlled Substance Registration, a Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification, a valid State RN and APRN license. May hold a State Independent Practice license if qualified.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently.

     

    Additional Information

    Lord Chamberlain has been awarded 5 stars by CMS based on numerous quality measures. Lord Chamberlain specializes in short-term rehabilitation with the goal of getting residents back to the community as quickly as possible. At Lord Chamberlain, our commitment is to provide exceptional caring in a patient-centered environment. Lord Chamberlain is a family-owned and operated facility. Whether residents are here for a short- or long-term stay, all aspects of care are focused on meeting the individual’s recovery goals.

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