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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Role Scope    

  • The advanced practice provider (APP) provides pre-admissions testing for surgical patients.
  • Responsible for coordinating pre-op care including history and physicals (H&P’s), and all required patient testing prior to procedures
  • Consults with collaborating providers and specialists when necessary in an effort to achieve the best possible patient outcome.
  • Oversees patient care as well as administrative responsibilities including standard operating procedures to support a LEAN organization; standardize care, reduce waste, improve patient and provider satisfaction and reduce preventable readmissions.
  • Performs / completes accurate pre-operative physical exams in accordance with established licensure and certification.
  • Selectively orders and interprets appropriate laboratory studies, X-rays, EKGs and other diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Participates in system-wide councils in an effort to standardize care provided by the Pre-Admission Center(s) across the system.
  • Drives initiatives to improve surgical outcomes; reduce preventable readmissions, increase patient and provider satisfaction, improve patient outcomes, build relationships with community and hospital providers and increase revenue to the organization.

Schedule: Per Diem

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

The opportunity to join a well-resourced department on the ground level

A wide patient population

A collegial atmosphere

Competitive compensation

LEAN process improvement to drive quality outcomes and positively enhance both the patient and the provider experience.




Qualifications - External

Advanced Practitioner Qualifications  

Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Master’s program

Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut

Board Certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP), or certification as Physician Assistant

A minimum of 1 year practicing clinically in-person as an advanced practitioner is required    

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