Yale University Registered Nurse 1 in New Haven, Connecticut

Position Focus: As part of a patient care team, provide specialized nursing support to the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Section in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Work responsibilities include conscious sedation procedure, recovery room activities, ART (Assisted Reproduction Technology) and teaching protocols/medications to patients in a non-standard work schedule, including weekend and holidays in this 7 day/wk clinical practice. This position will be primarily based in Westport, CT providing high level infertility nursing care to patients. May be required to rotate to the New Haven clinic location.

Essential Duties 1. Performs physical assessments of patients, including triage duties and advises on treatment or course of action by having knowledge of nursing care standards and principles. 2. Develops, implements, and manages nursing care plans in collaboration with physicians. 3. Interviews patients and records medical history to establish data for treatment plan. 4. Plans and coordinates the admission and discharge of all patients. 5. Instructs patients and families in proper treatment and advises patients on health maintenance and disease prevention. 6. Performs patient care procedures by following appropriate policy and procedure. 7. Records patients’ medical histories and symptoms, operates medical machinery, administers treatment and medications, and coordinates patient follow-up and rehabilitation; assures all procedures for maintaining patient confidentiality are maintained per HIPAA guidelines. 8. Identifies education needed to assure competent delivery of patient care for oneself and others in the department. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience Required Education and Experience: Graduation from accredited school of nursing.

Required Skill/Ability 1: Demonstrated ability to teach medical protocols to patients.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Strong focus on delivery of superior customer service.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: IVF, ART and phlebotomy experience highly desirable.

Proven ability to provide conscious sedation preferable.

Ability to provide conscious sedation and demonstrated recovery room experience.

Required Licenses or Certifications Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut or Connecticut license eligible. Current CPR certification.

Weekend Hours Required? Occasional

Evening Hours Required? Occasional

Drug Screen Yes

Health Screening Yes

Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Click here for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.


Original Posting Date: 17-Oct-2016

Supervisory Organization: Ob/Gyn Reporductive Sciences; Endocrinolgy

STARS Requisition number: 40387BR

University Job Title: Registered Nurse 1

Posting Position Title: Registered Nurse 1

Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type: Full time

Duration Type: Regular

Compensation Grade: Clinical & Research

Compensation Grade Profile: Registered Nurse 1 (23)

Work Location: Medical School Campus

Worksite Address: 310 Cedar Street New Haven, CT 06510

Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)

Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5