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Mgr Adv Practice - Phys Assistant / Neurosurgery Bridgeport

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Mon, Tue,Wed, Thur,Fri, Sun

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 Ayer Neuroscience Institute

More than fifty million Americans will experience a disorder of the brain or nervous system this year. Common disorders include stroke, brain tumors, memory disorders, sleep disorders, movement disorders, chronic headaches, spinal cord injuries, severe back and neck pain, seizures, and Parkinson’s disease. The Ayer Neuroscience Institute offers a unique integration between neurology, neuroscience and neurosurgery, to give patients a comprehensive approach to treating and/or managing their symptoms and living a healthier, more balanced life. We offer an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to care, coupled with state-of-the-art technology and techniques that enable you to provide every patient the best possible outcome. 

 Advanced Practice Provider Manager Role Scope 

Primary responsibilities include:

·        Provides administrative management to a minimum of 10 Advance Practice (AP) providers within a specialty or work area to ensure that a high quality, cost-effective clinical care is delivered by the department in support of the hospital's strategic plan, and the function's goals and objectives.

·        The AP Manager will maintain clinical responsibilities in their area of specialty.

·        Reports to department Medical Director and Regional Director

·        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. 

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

·        Oversees Kronos payroll activities

·        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.

·        Participation in Clinical Councils

·        Recruitment and Hiring/Onboarding

·        Holds regular huddles and staff meetings

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 St. Vincent’s Medical Center.


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.

·        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 

·        Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master’s program preferred.

·        Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut.

·        Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.  

·        Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner preferred.  

·        Neurology or stroke experience preferred.

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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.


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