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.
Preferred Education: BS in Nursing and one year experience working in an ambulatory care setting. Ophthalmology clinic experience a plus.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: BS in Nursing and one year experience working in an ambulatory care setting. Ophthalmology clinic experience a plus.
Posting Position Title: Registered Nurse 1
Required Skill/ability 3: Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Registered Nurse
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven ability with clinical triage.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong ability to prioritize and organize in a fast-paced clinical environment.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.