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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant - Hospitalist Services

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday to Friday. No overnight call.

Every day, almost 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 Neuro-Hospitalist Services at Hartford HealthCare (HHC) are dedicated to serving patients admitted to the hospital as well as providing consultative services to surgical patients. HHC Neuro-Hospitalists engage in clinical care, teaching, research or leadership in the field of neurology. Our team provides the highest quality medical care for patients who need neurological consults while in the hospital.

Neuro- Hospitalist Advanced Practitioner Role Scope 

The Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / Physician Assistant will provide care for the Hartford HealthCare Central Region which includes The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, and Bradley Memorial Hospital. Responsibilities will include non-complex initial consults, consult follow-ups, and hospital follow-up care in the outpatient setting.  The Advanced Practitioner / Physician Assistant is responsible for the clinical management of patients, assuring timely communication and comprehensive collaboration, and is also responsible for Inpatient Management and Hospital based medical care.  The work schedule will be Monday to Friday, normal business hours. 


  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides and documents direct treatment and management of health conditions.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.
  • Communicates and coordinates care between case team members, patients and family.
  • Conducts emergency procedures within scope of training.
  • Actively participate in current and future department initiatives.
  • Provide quality and compassionate care within ethical/Religious directives.
  • Comply with Medical Records documentation standards.
  • Respond to consultation and evaluation requests from other service lines in a timely manner.  Address orders in a timely manner.
  • Partners with HHCMG and Central Region leadership to ensure patients receive hospital follow-up care in a timely manner. 

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:

• Competitive compensation, matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans

• Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice

• Medical Office Buildings located on the Hospital campuses

• Our providers have the stability and resources of the largest health care system in CT, while enjoying the local management and operation of a community-based medical practice

• Experienced, supportive colleagues in the central region medical community and throughout the system.

• A robust referral stream

• Access to and support from Hartford Hospital, the tertiary care center for the system.



Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Basic Education: Master’s degree

Minimum formal training: Successful completion of an accredited nurse practitioner educational program.

Certification: Certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by a recognized national certifying body required. Any one of the following certifications is acceptable: Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center include the following: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner; Family Nurse Practitioner. Certification through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses include the following: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; Adult Nurse Practitioner.  Life Support Certification: ACLS required.  Collaboration Agreement: Current agreement that meets the requirements of the General Statutes of Connecticut.  Licensure: Current RN and APRN unrestricted licenses to practice in CT, current unrestricted CT Controlled Substance Registration and Federal DEA Registration.

Physician Assistant (PA)

Basic Education: Bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Minimum formal training: Successful completion of an accredited PA educational program.

Certification: Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required.

Life Support Certification: ACLS required

PA Supervision and Delegation Agreement: Current agreement that meets the requirements of the General Statutes of Connecticut.

Licensure: Current unrestricted PA license to practice in Connecticut, current unrestricted CT Controlled Substance Registration and Federal DEA Registration.

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