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Nurse Practitioner (APRN)/Physician Assistant – Surgical Intensive Care Unit – (17151288)

At Hartford HealthCare, we strive for a balance of career and lifestyle. We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence. Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care.

Advanced Practitioner (AP)
Surgical ICU – Hartford Hospital Unit C8
Full Time: 40 hours
Weekend/Off Shift/Holiday rotation required.
(Premium differentials offered.)
Will consider candidates for permanent nights.

Hartford Hospital’s C8 is a 14-bed Surgical ICU  that cares for multiple surgical patient populations including: general surgery, trauma, vascular, thoracic, liver transplants and other critical care patients as service needs dictate. These patients may require multiple technologies or advanced life support including: hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH), nitric oxide (NO), and multiple vasoactive drug therapies. The AP provider responsibilities includes  invasive bedside procedures, for which training will be provided during orientation for candidates that do not have this skill set.

The critical care team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The AP providers are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for this complex population under the direction of the attending intensivist, and in collaboration with primary attending, critical care fellows, residents and other consultants.

Advanced Practitioner’s enjoy:

Exceptional benefits from a system known for exceptional care.

Hartford HealthCare doesn’t just take great care of its patients. It takes great care of its employees too. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Medical and dental plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement

Hartford Hospital has developed the only organization wide Office of Advanced Practice- the first of its kind in acute care in New England.  The Office of Advanced Practice was formed to:

  • Provide a centralized platform for Nurse Practitioners  and Physician Assistants to forward their professional development
  • Tackle matters of common interest of  advanced practitioners (Nurse Practitioners (APRN)/ Physician Assistant)
  • Provide opportunities to engage in forwarding the position and interests of the Advanced Practice group
  • Improve Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant job satisfaction across the institution
  • Further elevate and promote the reputation of  Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants in the medical community and institution
  • Engage with regional training programs to form closer partnerships, provide greater opportunity to students for clinical rotations, and provide more outreach for recruitment

Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School, serving the New England region. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on the foundation of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Our quality programs have continually been recognized for excellence by the Federal Government, US News and World Report, Solucient, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the National Cancer Institute, to name a few.

Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the state’s only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner (APRN) Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program. Current Connecticut  PA/APRN license. Federal DEA, and CT Controlled Substance Registration. Critical Care / Stepdown and Surgical experience preferred. ACLS required . Demonstrated ability to positively interact with medical/nursing staff and other members of multidisciplinary team. Willingness to learn and demonstrate proficiency in invasive procedures.

Standard Hours: 40
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Full Time: 40 hours Weekend/Off Shift/Holiday rotation required. (Premium differentials offered.)


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