REGISTERED NURSE-SWAT RN
Company: Yale New Haven Health
Posted on: November 16, 2023
Overview: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.At Bridgeport Hospital, we
are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that
is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We
strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and
provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center
of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part
of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of
promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to
provide quality improvement in the care provided to their
patients.As an integral member of the Yale New Haven Health System
(YNHHS) healthcare team, the Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
upholds the YNHHS mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives
to provide the highest level of patient centered care. The RN
practices professional nursing as a registered nurse within the
legal and ethical framework established by the Connecticut Nurse
Practice Act, American Nurses Association Scope and Standards for
Nursing Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and the YNHHS
Professional Practice Model. The professional role of the RN is
exemplified by the qualities of leadership, delegation,
collaboration, effective communication, ensuring quality outcomes.
YNHHS nurses practice in a framework outlined in our professional
practice model, which states, "Achieving outcomes through Autonomy
and Accountability". We value Nursing Professional Governance, and
use evidence and data to support our practice with the patient and
family at the center, always. The RN provides care that: *
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with the
patient and family encompasses an understanding and integration of
cultural and diversity into practice * Includes communicating and
working collaboratively with the patient, family and health care
team members * Includes respecting the patient's values,
preferences, expressed needs and knowledge of the healthcare
situation in holistic data collection, in formulating health care
outcomes and in the evaluation
- 1. STANDARDS OF PRACTICE RN practice is guided by the ANA Scope
and Standards of Practice (2015). The Standards of Practice
describe a competent level of nursing care as demonstrated by
utilizing the nursing process components of assessment, diagnosis,
outcomes identification, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Assessment: The registered nurse collects pertinent data and
information relative to the healthcare consumer's health or
situation Diagnosis: The RN analyzes the assessment data to
determine the actual and potential diagnoses or the issues.
Outcomes Identification: The RN identifies expected outcomes for a
plan individualized to the healthcare consumer or the situation.
Planning: The RN develops and modifies a plan of care that
prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.
Implementation: The RN implements the identified plan. Coordination
of Care: The RN coordinates care delivery and transitions in care.
Health Teaching and Health Promotion: The RN employs strategies to
promote health and a safe environment. Evaluation: The RN evaluates
progress toward attainment of outcomes.
- 2. STANDARDS OF PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE The ANA Standards of
Professional Performance (2015) describe a competent level of
behavior in the professional role, including activities related to:
ethics, culturally congruent practice, communication,
collaboration, leadership, education, evidence-based practice and
research, quality of practice professional practice evaluation,
resource utilization and environmental health. The RN is expected
to engage in professional role activities, including leadership,
appropriate to their education and position. The RN is accountable
to for their professional actions to themselves, their healthcare
consumers, their peers and ultimately to society. Ethics: The RN
practices ethically. Culturally congruent practice: The RN
practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and
inclusion principles. Communication: The RN communicates
effectively in all areas of practice Collaboration: The RN
collaborates with healthcare consumer and other key stakeholders in
the conduct of nursing practice. Leadership: The RN leads within
the professional practice setting and the profession. Education:
the RN seeks knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing
practice and promotes futuristic thinking. Evidence-Based Practice
and Research: The RN integrates evidence and research findings into
practice Quality of Practice: The RN contributes to quality nursing
practice. Professional Practice Evaluation: The RN evaluates owns'
and others' nursing practice. Resource Utilization: The RN utilizes
appropriate resources to plan provide and sustain evidence-based
nursing services that are safe, effective and fiscally responsible
Environmental Health: The RN practices in an environmentally safe
and healthy manner.Qualifications:EDUCATION Graduation from an
accredited School of Nursing. BSN or (demonstrated BSN enrollment
required with completion within three years of hire.) All newly
hired Registered Nurses must have current BCLS certification or
must obtain within one month of hire. EXPERIENCE Registered Nurse
is the foundational job description for all RNs. All RNs are
encouraged to advance through the SPIRE clinical advancement
program. LICENSURE Licensed and a currently registered nurse in the
State of Connecticut. Clinical specialty certification highly
encouraged. SPECIAL SKILLS Registered Nurse is the foundational job
description for all RNs. All RNs are encouraged to advance through
the SPIRE clinical advancement program. PHYSICAL DEMAND Requires
prolonged standing; walking; use of sight, hearing, and touch. May
be exposed to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical,
mental and emotional illness as well as end of life conditions and
death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care.
Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Frequently bending,
reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to
assist pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from five (5) to
three hundred (300) pounds. Additional Information: 2 years of
critical care RN experience required; ICU competencies up to date.
Current BLS and ACLS certifications. Experience in leadership roles
such as preceptor, mentor, and coach and/or committee involvement
preferred. Hours: Monday-Friday and every 3rd weekend
- Acute Care Resource
- ICU Experience required.
- BLS, ACLS, PALS required (or within 6 mo of hire)
- Strong critical thinking and communication skills
- BSN and specialty certification preferred.
- PACU experience preferred.
- Flexible schedule, every third weekend shift required, PACU
support as needed.
Keywords: Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport , REGISTERED NURSE-SWAT RN, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut
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