Job Schedule: Per Diem Standard Hours: 1 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: may included evening and weekend hours
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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 creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization. With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will provide professional, effective, efficient and appropriate services to HHC NH patients in order to serve the community’s healthcare needs. The APP will follow established standards and practices as a member of the Neighborhood Health team.
Promote, protect and preserve the health of the public through:
Help identify and develop relationships with local community resources
Identify community stakeholders in each region
Assist with development and dissemination of marketing materials
Perform direct local outreach and assist to identify at risk populations
promoting healthy lifestyle
prevent disease and health problems
provide direct care
educate community about managing chronic conditions and making healthy choices
Skill in providing excellent customer service and support; strong active listening skills, organizing and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines; and excellent written and verbal communication.
Position Responsibilities: Key Areas of Responsibility
Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic illness & disease, acute illness & injuries, infectious & communicable diseases, prescription management, immunization administration as indicated, and referral to appropriate primary and specialty care needs.
Able to perform minor procedures including suturing of minor lacerations and incision and drainage
Responsible for collaborating with the staff for the day-to-day operations of the clinics:
Site set up and break down
Able to provide safe and appropriate basic patient care and administrative duties in order to assist patients in achieving established outcomes by: collecting data points;
Medication reconciliation; document pharmacy location if available
Past Medical/Surgical/Social/Immunization History
Point of Care Testing (POCT)
Ability to delegate responsibilities to appropriate team members based upon an understanding of other’s roles, knowledge and scope of practice
Perform various other duties as assigned to maintain safe & efficient patient flow
Maintains a safe, clean, and orderly environment for patients and colleagues
Contributes to improvement by participating in huddles, training, education and performance improvement activities as directed
Follow the HHC Neighborhood Health clinic policies & procedures
Models quality patient/customer services by:
Demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times
Maintains an awareness of patient needs and utilize the initiative to respond to those needs within skill level
Utilizes tact, discretion and compassion in collaborating with other members of the team to ensure quality patient care
Initiates appropriate action in urgent situations by adjusting priorities to address immediate customer and/or staff concerns which may include but is not limited to:
Use of ambu bag/BVM for respiratory distress
Use of AED for cardiac emergency
Use of anaphylaxis kit for allergic reactions
Activating 911 for EMS transport to higher level of care
Requirements and Specifications:
Graduate of an Accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Shall meet the requirements of the CT Board of Medical Examiners, and be licensed to practice medicine without restrictions in the state of CT.
Graduate from Accredited Physician Assistant Program
Certification by NCCPA
Minimum of 3 years as a FNP/PA
Minimum of 3 years recent pertinent professional nursing experience in a hospital, medical office, or other clinical setting
Minimum of 1 year experience in an environment where children are treated
Preferred: Urgent care experience
Licensure, Certification, Registration
Current Connecticut RN and APRN or Connecticut PA-C license
Current CT Controlled Substance License
Current DEA license
Current BLS certification
Must meet and maintain HHCs credentialing and privileging requirements
Valid CT driver’s license
Current ACLS certification
B-CON certification (training can be provided)
Minimum:English, Excellent verbal, written and personal communication skills
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
Excellent communication skills demonstrated through written documentation, direct communication and using active listening skills
Ability to shift with changing priorities and embrace change
Customer service skills: proactively and promptly responds to customer needs
Must be willing to travel between HHC regions
Must be willing to work evening and weekends if necessary
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.