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Mgr Adv Practice - Physician Assistant / Department Of Neurology

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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 Ayer Neuroscience Institute

Every day, Hartford HealthCare welcomes nearly 30,000 employees who share one common goal: a deep sense of pride in the impactful work we do. We invite you to be part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network, where every moment holds significance.

Ayer Neuroscience Institute

In a year where over fifty million Americans will face neurological disorders, the Ayer Neuroscience Institute stands as a beacon of hope. From strokes to brain tumors, memory disorders to Parkinson's disease, we offer an integrated approach to care that combines neurology, neuroscience, and neurosurgery. With state-of-the-art technology and a commitment to comprehensive treatment, we empower patients to live healthier, more fulfilling lives.


Neurology Advanced Practice Provider Manager Role Scope 

Primary responsibilities include:

·        Working clinically as part of the stroke service care delivery team at Hartford Hospital

·        Management & oversight of Stroke/Neurology APP team

·        Oversees day to day operations of stroke APP team, in collaboration with APP Clinical Leader/Educator

·        Participation in oversight of adherence and maintenance of Comprehensive Stroke Center Accreditation, in collaboration with Stroke Medical Director, Stroke Coordinators, and multidisciplinary care team, including quality of care measures and review.

·        Collaboration with other departments caring for stroke patients (incl. ED, Interventional Radiology, ICU, etc.)

·        Leads collaborative initiatives to improve delivery of care, reduce length of stay, and improve patient experience, in collaboration with physicians, nursing, residents, and other care teams.

·        Participation in System-Wide Clinical Councils, guiding changes in care delivery, adoption of innovation, and oversight of clinical quality.

·        Works with AP Clinical Leader / AP Educator to develop orientation and continuing education for AP team

·        Leads recruitment and Hiring/Onboarding of new APPs within the department

·        Oversees financial performance (billing, expense management) of APP team

·        Establishes performance expectations; coaches, develops, and evaluates performance to enable AP employees to be successful in contributing to the achievement of individual and department objectives.

·        Contributes to the development of meaningful goals and objectives for the department that align with the strategic direction of the organization by analyzing needs and developing recommendations.  Communicates the goals and objectives to the staff and monitors progress during the year.

·        Oversees AP scheduling and resource utilization in collaboration with residency (if applicable).  Oversees payroll activities

The Advanced Practice (AP) providers are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for neurology, stroke and other complex disorders affecting blood supply to the brain and spinal cord, including brain aneurysms, carotid artery disease, cervical artery dissection, vascular malformations and other disorders of the nervous system under the direction of the attending physicians at Hartford Hospital.

Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with stroke and TIA, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic results, managing medications, dictation of clinic notes, patient/family education, clinical partnering with technicians, nursing and therapy colleagues, attending multidisciplinary meetings.


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

·        A collaborative model of care with the neurology attending physician, rehabilitation, nurses, and other members of the health care team.

·        Extensive onboarding allowing the AP Provider to train throughout the entire continuum of stroke care.

·        Training is provided to the AP provider for skills such as management of medications, neuroradiology, condition specific physical examination, and treatment plans.

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

·        Generous Paid-Time Off.  

·        Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice.  

·        State of the art clinical and informatics technology.



Advanced Practitioner Qualifications

·        Ideal candidates for this role will be graduates of accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Master's programs, licensed or eligible to be licensed in Connecticut.

·        Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner or Physician Assistant is required, along with minimum 5 years of prior experience in neurology or stroke care.

·        Prior leadership / managerial experience of APP team preferred


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At Hartford HealthCare, we believe that a thriving organization begins with thriving employees. We offer exciting opportunities for career growth, cutting-edge technologies, breakthrough treatments, and a supportive benefits program designed to promote work/life balance. This is your moment to make a difference.


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