Clinical Professionals

Experience the challenges, excitement and rewards few nursing or hospital jobs can offer. You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment while meeting the demands and opportunities only a world-class hospital can provide. If you join Yale New Haven Hospital, you can a part of an organization that is recognized as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

Our commitment to providing unparalleled patient care, our emphasis on creating a truly rewarding and diverse work environment, and our track record of being on the leading edge of the clinical landscape have combined to make us a destination for clinical professionals of all backgrounds and experience levels. We opened the first Radiation Therapy School in the U.S. in 1964, and today, we offer the only Radiation Therapy Residency Program in Connecticut. We also offer the only accredited School of Diagnostic Ultrasound in the state; the first Social Work Clinical Advancement Program in Connecticut; post-graduate training for pharmacy students through ASHP-accredited programs; and much more.

At Yale New Haven Hospital, we provide our clinical professionals with the most sophisticated technologies and advanced techniques available—creating opportunities for advancement and satisfaction like no other hospital in the area.

Clinical professional positions at Yale New Haven Hospital include:

As a diagnostic radiology professional, you’ll gain unparalleled experience in both clinical and research applications working with a full range of imaging technologies - including Web-based imaging, a full-time MRI center, breast imaging and biopsy services, advanced ultrasound capabilities and low-dose CT imaging.

Our services include:

  • Radiology: including general inpatient/outpatient, OR, Trauma and Bone Density
  • Breast Imaging: including a full range of biopsy services and the first in CT to offer 3D, Tomosynthesis Imaging
  • MRI: Comprehensive MRI Center with 1.5 and 3 T Scanners offering subspecialty imaging in Neurology/Neurosurgery, cardiac, pediatric and orthopaedics
  • CT: Offering low dose imaging protocols and subspecialty imaging in Cardiology and Bariatrics. Our scanners are on HD platforms.
  • US: Offering subspecialty imaging in Vascular, transplant and endocrine services
  • Nuclear Medicine and PET CT: Offering Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures in multiple organ systems and specialties such as Endocrinology, Neurosciences and Oncology

Our Commitment to Your Career

You''ll be working in a supportive and professionally enriching environment, beginning with an unparalleled commitment to your continuing education. This includes training and clinical didactic education for ultrasonographers through our School of Diagnostic Ultrasound—which offers both a 12-month general Sonography program and a 6-month Echocardiography program. And, we also serve as a clinical training site for programs in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound and subspecialty teaching in CT and MRI through our affiliations with Gateway Community College and Quinnipiac University.

When you join our Laboratory Medicine department, you'll play a crucial role in the investigation, diagnosis and management of illness and disease for our patients. You will be a part of a team of technical, clerical, management and administrative professionals who work on-site at our acclaimed medical center. Not only does our team perform millions of tests each year for Yale New Haven Hospital, but we’re also a regional reference laboratory for New England and a national reference laboratory for various advanced diagnostic studies.

Our testing services include:

  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Clinical Hematology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Immunology, Molecular Diagnostics & Flow Cytometry
  • Clinical Virology
  • Prenatal Testing

Getting Started

As a member of our Laboratory Medicine team, you’ll get to work with some of the leading experts in a number of specialty fields every day. Teaching is central to our mission, and our Laboratory Medicine department houses a residency training program that’s among the best in the country. This academic focus lends itself to the department’s fast-paced team-oriented atmosphere, creating an environment that’s progressive, challenging and rewarding—both personally and professionally.

Yale New Haven Hospital offers physician assistants unique opportunities to face a complex case mix, play a key role in patient care and collaborate with our Emergency Medicine and Surgery departments. Join our staff to be a part of Medical and Pediatric teams who continually learn at the side of world-renowned physicians.

Getting Started

Upon joining our team as a Physician Assistant, you’ll take part in our individually-tailored orientation program, giving you the opportunity to demonstrate specialty-specific competencies, and—at the same time—helping you become familiar with the workflow of each specialty service within the hospital.

In the Department of Pharmacy Services, you’ll have the opportunity to continually learn and grow with the most sophisticated technologies. Our medical center uses computerized physician order entry and advanced clinical knowledge systems with automated dispensing devices. We think that by creating a stimulating and enriching work environment, our patients benefit by getting the highest-quality pharmaceutical care.

When you work at the Department of Pharmacy Services, you’ll be working side-by-side with clinical specialists, pharmacists, residents, students, technicians, clerks and support staff. Our team has more than 300 members and over 100 clinical specialists – all of whom have the same goal of providing our patients comprehensive and compassionate care. We’re using evidence-based, decentralized services along with cutting-edge technological applications to help pioneer new regimens, new protocols and raise the level of patient-care.

Our Commitment to Your Career

We are dedicated to supporting your career development and ongoing learning, providing onsite continuing education opportunities for pharmacists and technicians. Pharmacist board certification is valued and supported, with over 50% of our pharmacists having achieved this certification in their specialty. To support career growth, we have established Career Ladders for pharmacists and technicians that outline clear steps for advancement.

As a teaching site for the Doctor of Pharmacy programs at the University of Connecticut and University of Saint Joseph, our Pharmacy residents have the opportunity to mentor students, participate in campus lectures and get involved in a new teaching development program offered by the University of Connecticut.

Our department provides a number of acclaimed specialty pharmacy services, including:

Smilow Cancer Hospital

Oncology pharmacists play a critical role in the innovative treatments performed by Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven. You’ll be part of the team that’s developing personalized cancer care through innovative tumor profiling techniques and genetic counseling. You’ll be providing patient education and ensuring safe and effective therapy for inpatients and numerous outpatient clinics.

Children’s Hospital

All of the staff at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is dedicated to providing children with kind and compassionate care. As a pediatric pharmacist, you’ll help ensure that children receive medications that are safe and effective, while focusing on the unique needs of the patient.

Psychiatric Hospital

At Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, you’ll be part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. You will help support and care for adults, adolescents and geriatric patients with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. You’ll educate patients on their medication treatment while ensuring safe and effective medication therapy.

Transplant Service

Yale New Haven Transplantation Center (YNHTC) provides expert and comprehensive care for adult and pediatric patients who are candidates for organ transplantation. Our Transplant Pharmacists help to optimize mediation regimens and provide education to transplant donors.

The Center for Drug Information

Our state-of-the art drug information center uses advanced literature retrieval and analysis services to provide electronic and print materials on-demand. The center provides support for our hospital’s patient care, education, research and community outreach efforts.

Investigational Drug Service

As part of our pharmacy staff, you’ll help support and review and develop new protocols, inventory control techniques, patient enrollment and randomization procedures. Your work will help advance the research activities of both the University and Hospital.

Ambulatory Care Services

Point-of-care testing, patient education and medication therapy management are all services provided to patients in our Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Tuberculosis and Hyperlipidemia Clinics. Those are just a few of the opportunities you’ll have as a clinical pharmacist, as well as working with the Apothecary & Wellness Center (outpatient pharmacy), in the discharge/concierge program, providing services to clinic patients or working in the Grimes Center (skilled nursing facility).

Pharmacists

Since our Central Pharmacy staff is supplemented by satellite stations in many other hospital units, you’ll have the opportunity to specialize in a wide range of patient care areas – Critical Care, Pediatrics, Oncology, Transplant and general Medical/Surgical. Pharmacist participation in medical staff rounding, medication use evaluation, drug information and patient education is also highly encouraged.

Pharmacy Technicians

We’re dedicated to providing our Pharmacy Technicians with every opportunity to succeed. You can lead quality assurance activities, help ensure safe and effective drug distribution and be able to participate in a number of areas – including IV admixture, advanced automated delivery systems and our Investigational Drug Service. We’ll help support your efforts to gain national certification and are prepared to reward your commitment with exciting career advancement opportunities.

Imagine being able to help improve a life every time you show up to work. As a member of our Rehabilitation Services Department, you’ll master the techniques that can maximize a patient’s functional capability. You’ll play a key role in providing the highest quality occupational therapy, physical therapy or pediatric speech-language pathology services and do it in a setting that’s clinically efficacious and sensitive to the needs of our patients and their families.

Getting Started

Upon joining our Rehabilitation Services team, you’ll complete an orientation program tailored to your individual needs, where we’ll prepare you to deliver top-notch care in a variety of clinical settings, including:

  • Orthopedics
  • Trauma
  • Pediatrics/Neonatal
  • Medicine
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Cardiology/CT Surgery
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Rounds and Patient/Family Meetings

Our social workers help positively impact patients' lives as they cope with the challenges of illness, hospitalization and other difficulties. You will play a crucial role in connecting people to a variety of support groups and community-wide initiatives, and deliver the patient- and family-centered care people have come to expect from us.

Getting Started

Upon joining the Social Work department, you'll complete an orientation program tailored to your individual needs, where we'll prepare you to play an active role in a variety of inpatient and outpatient clinical settings, including:

  • Medical/Surgical
  • Pediatric
  • Psychiatric
  • Adult and Pediatric Emergency Specialty Units
  • Oncology

Our Radiation Therapy department is composed of Connecticut’s largest team of therapists, dosimetrists, and physicians. We are closely aligned with Yale Cancer Center, one of only 41 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the U.S. designated by the National Cancer Institute. We are committed to providing the most comprehensive radiation therapy services in the northeast.

Our Commitment to Your Career

We are committed to supporting the ongoing education and professional development of everyone who joins our Radiation Therapy team. As a member of our department, you’ll use the most sophisticated technologies, protocols and specialty services available—including high and low dose Brachytherapy, IMRT and SBRT external beam-approached treatments, Gamma Knife, Cyberknife and more. We opened the first Radiation Therapy School in the U.S. in 1964, and today we offer the only Residency program in Connecticut.

As a member of our Respiratory Care department, you will do rotations in Adult Specialty ICUs, a Pediatric ICU, a Level III Newborn ICU, and a Level 1 Trauma Adult and Pediatric Emergency Services unit. You’ll be part of a team of NBRC registered and registry-eligible practitioners licensed by Connecticut – a comprehensive team of professionals few other hospitals have the resources to support.

You’ll also participate in:

  • Medical staff rounds
  • Respiratory care protocols
  • Nitric oxide administration
  • APRV ventilation
  • Interdisciplinary QI teams
  • Critical care ground transport
  • Clinical research
  • Health professional education
  • Process improvement initiatives
  • Community health outreach

Getting Started

Our orientation program is individually tailored to the needs of each new Respiratory Care team member—including those who haven’t recently practiced in an acute care environment.

Our Commitment to Your Career

You’ll have the opportunity to grow professionally and assume higher levels of responsibility and leadership through our 4-step clinical ladder. It’s just one of the ways we are committed to giving you the resources and support you need to make ongoing education and professional development a priority.