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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / Physician Assistant - Physical Medicine Torrington

Requisition ID:

22162396

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: mon-fri

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Physical Medicine Torrington

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, 36,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut, is known for its commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes. There are 32 outpatient locations with a variety of specialists, ranging from oncology and women’s health to sports medicine.

 

Hartford HealthCare is seeking a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Advanced Practitioner to join a quickly growing PM&R team. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will work in an ambulatory setting and will provide acute and chronic pain specialty care with the cognizance or supervision of a physician. These include musculoskeletal, orthopedic, and spine diagnoses and management.

 

The Physician Assistant shall have the capability to:

  • Collect and record, in proper format, medical and social historical data appropriate to the patient's condition
  • Perform an orthopedic/spine physical examination and/or a pain focused examination
  • Responsible for examination of patients and formulation of differential diagnostic plans
  • Define and order required diagnostic testing, interpret exam findings and test results, and implement treatment plans
  • Direct the care provided by nurses and technicians in the clinic, and admit inpatients per local facility instructions, as necessary
  • Recognize more complicated cases, initiate treatment (if appropriate), and refer to a higher level of medical expertise for diagnosis and/or treatment
  • Plan and initiate proper treatment within defined privileges and the scope of practice of the facility
  • Communicate to other health personnel either orally or in writing the findings, diagnosis, and planned treatment regimen as well as answer any questions from the team and/or patients
  • Stabilize and manage a patient in a medical or surgical emergency and/or transfer to physician care
  • Maintain inpatient and outpatient medical records.
  • Perform clinic injections and other invasive procedures as directed by the supervising physician
  • Serve as a subspecialist consultant to other departments
  • Perform first assist duties in the operating room as necessary including closing, preoperative exams, postoperative discharge planning, and inpatient unit follow ups
  • Perform Peer to Peer authorizations in relation to patient care
  • Provides guidance and instruction in preventive musculoskeletal and spine health care to patients
  • Provide counseling in various areas such diet, wellness, and exercise programs
  • Perform other clinic related duties as required by supervising physicians or unit leadership

Schedule: Monday through Friday with no call!

 

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

At Hartford HealthCare newly graduated and experienced practitioners are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include: 

  • Supportive team environment with thorough on-boarding
  • Great work / life balance without call.
  • Competitive compensation
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • LEAN process improvement to drive quality outcomes and positively enhance both the patient and the provider experience.
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization.
  • EPIC EMR

Qualifications

Advanced Practitioner Qualifications  

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master’s program preferred
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse through AACN or ANCC.   
  • PM&R experience preferred

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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