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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant - Thoracic Surgery/ Thoracic

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Mon-Fri

Work where every moment matters.


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.


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hartford HealthCare Medical Group consists of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between.  This physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.


Join a Vibrant, Expanding Thoracic Service Line in Connecticut!


APP Role Scope:


This role will include outpatient support for a team of 4 thoracic surgeons across Hartford Healthcare.  This would consist of annual/semi-annual surveillance of lung, esophageal and other malignancies as well as benign diseases of the chest and foregut.  The opportunity for training and performance of in office procedures such as thoracentesis, removal of indwelling tunneled pleural catheters and removal of feeding tubes.  A high level of autonomy is expected, but support from attending surgeons is widely available.  Participation in development of lung cancer screening program as well.  Some travel to satellite locations will be expected.


Hartford HealthCare’s Thoracic Surgery team is equipped with the latest techniques for dealing with benign and malignant conditions of the lung, chest wall, and esophagus. Minimally invasive techniques allow us to deal with lung cancer in a manner that maximizes patient comfort and minimizes hospital stays.  We have access to a variety of advanced technologies for invasive mediastinal staging without incisions.  We are also committed to providing compassionate care for every stage of esophageal cancer. Working hand-in-hand with a multidisciplinary team, we are involved in formulating an individualized care plan for each patient. Furthermore, we are one of the few centers in the region with expertise in minimally-invasive esophagectomy (MIE), an advanced technique that permits us to remove esophageal cancers through small incisions.


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: 

  • A comprehensive on-boarding program
  • A supportive team of PA’s and physicians
  • Monthly M&M conferences
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • High volume, progressive and collegial group
  • Access to a 24,000 sq. ft. Education and Simulation center
  • Robust research -access to the MSK clinical trials and clinical expertise
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice 
  • Comprehensive orientation program tailored to the needs of individuals


Advanced Practitioner Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner/PA program
  • Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner/PA in the state of Connecticut
  • Thoracic experience a major plus

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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