Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Part Time
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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is a certified clinical nurse specialist in adult, family practice or pediatric practice who is responsible for providing psychiatric treatment including: psychiatric evaluations; diagnosis; prescribing; psychotherapy; coordination of care, and patient education in all setting of the Department of psychiatry including Inpatient, Emergency Department Crisis Intervention, Partial Hospital, Outpatient and in community settings where the department is contracted to provide services. The APRN works closely with the Outpatient Medical Director, staff psychiatrists, and clinicians in a patient centered multidisciplinary treatment team approach. The APRN has prescriptive authority and licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse through the State of CT Department of Public Health and is credentialed through the medical staff of CHH.
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIREMENTS, AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Knowledge of advanced practice of nursing including anatomy and physiology, psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychosocial/family systems, drug and alcohol addiction, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and regulations related to evaluating and providing patient care, and professional ethics related to the delivery of nursing care.
Maintains good relations and fosters effective public relations with patients, medical staff and other departments as well as other hospitals that use services.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards and participates in assigned quality improvement efforts and development of new procedures for patient care.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings, and workshops and incorporates information for improving patient care.
Attends clinical disposition, supervision, and case review meetings as required.
Meets the established quality and productivity measure of the department.
Performs all other related duties as assigned.
The job requires a Master’s or other advanced degree in Nursing/APRN. NP certification and CPR certification required. The job also requires a CT APRN. DEA/CT Controlled Substance required.
The job requires three years but less than five years of job related experience.
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