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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Bone & Joint / PREPARE BJI

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Every day, almost 30,000 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.


The Bone & Joint Institute

The Bone and Joint Institute, Connecticut’s first and only orthopedics hospital, provides innovative musculoskeletal care with a patient-centered approach. Utilizing leading edge technologies like precision MAKOplasty robotic surgery, hip resurfacing, a special Fragility Fracture Program, The Bone and Joint Institute provides an unparalleled network of coordinated services for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and orthopedic injuries.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the new state of the art Bone and Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital.

The first new stand-alone Orthopedic Hospital in the Northeast in over 50 years! Our Mission is to be acknowledged as the regional leader in patient-centered, innovative musculoskeletal care, providing cutting edge care to patients in Connecticut and surrounding states. We are seeking dedicated, passionate individuals who would like the opportunity to be part of a team with a patient-centered approach, which brings decades of experience in providing the most innovative musculoskeletal & orthopedic care. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope    

Hartford HealthCare's Hartford Hospital and Bone and Joint Institute are seeking a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant to join a very enthusiastic team in The PREPARE Center. This is an outpatient clinic specializing in performing preoperative optimization and patient education in preparation for orthopedic and spine surgery.  Advanced Practitioners will work in collaboration with the surgeons and with the supervision of the physician Director of PREPARE center.

  • Review of patient’s medical history
  • Perform and document H&Ps in the EMR
  • Interpretation of lab values and EKGs, including determining treatment for abnormalities noted
  • Determine need for additional medical testing, ordering and interpreting testing
  • Referring patients to specialists as appropriate.
  • Perform and document anesthesia risk assessment
  • Provide medication instructions in preparation for surgery
  • Complete risk assessment in preparation for surgery and identify any potential areas for optimization
  • Good communication skills are required to work with surgeons as well as primary care and specialty offices
  • Perform teaching to patient/family regarding anesthesia and general information about surgery

Shift: Full-time Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA will be required to work 40hrs/week (schedule would be four 10-hour days - 7 am to 5:30 pm)

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

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

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Access to Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute






  • 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.  
  • AGACNP Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner and / or critical care AP experience.

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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