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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Trauma Surgery

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Trauma Acute Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity….What do you value?

Join us at Hartford Hospital’s Trauma Service as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

Trauma Services

Full Time: 40 hours – (3- 13.5hrs shifts)

Weekend/ Nights/ Holiday rotation required. (Differentials offered.)

Hartford Hospital's Trauma Service is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practitioners (AP) are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for trauma patients from the emergency room, to the operating room, surgical floors, critical care units and even outpatient clinic.  The trauma AP works in collaboration with the attending trauma physician, trauma fellows, residents, other advanced practitioners and consultants.

Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied injuries and illness. The trauma AP will perform comprehensive physical assessments; interpret diagnostic results, complete daily progress notes, provide patient/family education.  Extensive training and supervision is provided to the AP for skills including but not limited to management and resuscitation of level 1-trauma patients, operating room skills, chest tubes, central lines and other procedures.

Hartford Healthcare - The Office of Advanced Practice

Hartford Healthcare employs more than 300 Advanced Practitioners at the Hartford Hospital campus, and has developed the Office of Advanced Practice (OAP), one of the first nationally, to provide:

  • Operational support to inpatient and outpatient practice settings
  • A resource for AP practice including compliance, scope of practice, staffing/utilization, and regulatory issues.
  • AP professional practice development
  • A comprehensive and competitive compensation structure
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Credentialing and privileging support

Engagement with academic Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs to form partnerships and facilitate improved clinical education rotations.


Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners (APRN) Enjoy:

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, CME allowance and tuition reimbursement

Enjoy exceptional benefits from a system known for exceptional care.

Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner (APRN) Requirements:

The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant program.  They must have a current, or a pending Connecticut APRN or PA-C license, federal DEA, and CT controlled substance registration. For this position we are looking for qualified Advance Practitioner candidates with at least 1-2 years of trauma/surgical/critical care experience. ACLS is required. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to positively interact with medical/nursing staff and other members of multidisciplinary team.

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