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.
The Oncology Nurse Practitioner/APRN is an advanced practice nurse who is an integral part of a multidisciplinary disease team providing specialized care to a population of patients with Cancer. The incumbent works in collaboration with the attending physicians and other members of the disease team to manage patients during all phases of the disease process from diagnosis, through treatment and discharge or end of life. These positions exist in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • 1. Clinical Practice

    • 1.1 Assumes direct patient care responsibilities for a group of patients as directed by the Disease team leader/attending physician.

  • 2. Communication

    • 2.1 Partners with all members of the health care team to ensure coordinated communication to patients and families.

  • 3. Education

    • 3.1 Serves as a role model for nursing staff; provides inservice education, grand rounds, etc to members of the team.

  • 4. Professional Development

    • 4.1 Ensures that he/she attends sufficient educational opportunities to stay current in his/her field.

Graduate of an approved APRN/PA program required. Graduation from an APRN position with concentrated oncology
clinicals is preferred.
Experience as an APRN or PA is preferred. Oncology RN experience is preferred.
Excellent clinical skills and judgement; possesses analytical skills to evaluate care needs; excellent interpersonal
skills and relationships with patients, peers and physicians. Proficient in computer skills.
COMPLEXITY (describe planning, problem solving, decision making, creative activity, or other special factors
inherent in the responsibilities of this position):
In personal and job-related decisions and actions, consistently demonstrates the values of integrity (doing the right
thing), patient-centered (putting patients and families first), respect (valuing all people and embracing all differences),
accountability (being responsible and taking action), and compassion (being empathetic).
Appropriate national certification by either AACN or ONS. Current licensure to practice in the State of CT as an APRN or PA
Company Description:

Yale New Haven Hospital is a destination hospital for patients from around the corner, around the country, and around the world. As a Magnet-recognized , tertiary medical center, with 1,500+ beds, we are the 4th largest hospital in the country, with two acute care campuses and three emergency departments, including a Level I trauma center. We're ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, which is a testament to the unrivaled expertise, compassion and character of our staff, and as the primary teaching facility for Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing, we are nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and clinical research.

Located on the Connecticut shoreline, Yale New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

Yale New Haven Hospital's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the ANCC.

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