Nurse Practitioner - YCCI

Connecticut, United States
Sunday, 15 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 15 January 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Clinical Trial Operations, acting as a professional member of the clinical and research team as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Yale Adult Diabetes Program, provide comprehensive clinical care to our patients in diabetes research programs and to our regular diabetes patients.

Clinical activity and oversight is in the YSM COVID Clinic.

Essential Duties

1. Examines patients to collect information about their physical condition and establishes a clinical diagnosis. 2. Conducts physicals, provides treatment, formulates a health care plan and counsels patients on various health practices. 3. Encourages compliance with treatments plan through education, assessment of patient understanding and regular patient monitoring. 4. Provides reasonable and prudent medical care, practices appropriate management, and uses sound clinical judgment based on best practice standards and evidenced based medicine. 5. Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination. 6. Provides preventive health practices to patients to maintain and improve health and prevent illness. 7. Coordinates patient care including ordering of laboratory tests and radiographic studies. 8. Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal. 9. Prescribes therapy or medication as necessary. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master’s Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program or graduation from a Physician Assistant (PA) Training Program accredited by the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary clinical research projects. Ability to participate in the recruitment of study subjects for research protocols. Ability to coordinate operation of study protocols with the assistance of research associates.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability to obtain informed consent. Ability to manage the treatment of diabetes in patients enrolled in the diabetes protocols. Ability to maintain accurate data sheets, report adverse events and recommend alternative actions. Ability to manage study supply provision.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Demonstrate ability to define the parameters and eligibility criteria for study enrollment in order to guide the clinical team in identifying viable research candidates.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

 Ability to educate participants in the use of study devices; assist researchers in preparation of manuscripts; participate in the ongoing care of patients with diabetes in the outpatient clinic. Ability to implement diabetes management strategies with pediatric patients and their families.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to evaluate patients throughout their treatment and monitor and adjust diabetes plan accordingly, explain any test results and the rationale for intensive insulin management, participate in telephone consultation with families and with research coordinating centers, provide feedback to coordinating center for protocol development and revision.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Experience in coordinating clinical research or desire to learn to conduct clinical research.

Required Licenses or Certifications

CT APRN license (or eligible) with ANA certification OR CT PA license (or eligible). Prescriptive privileges (or eligible) in the State of Connecticut, federal DEA license and CT DCP license for prescription of controlled substances.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the work involves sitting, standing, walking, bending, and occasional slight lifting. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds when transferring a patient from chair or wheelchair to exam table and turning patients for examination. Proper body mechanics must be used when maneuvering patients.

Preferred Licenses or Certifications:

MSN with licensure as APRN in Connecticut and successful completion of a recognized Masters Degree in Nursing program. Certification by a professional nursing association.

Weekend Hours Required?


Evening Hours Required?


Drug Screen


Health Screening


Background Check Requirements

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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.

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