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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - PACU / Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Requisition ID:

19156314

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Either rotating days / nights, or nights

Work where every moment matters.

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.

Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. The Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to Hartford Hospital. Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the state’s only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.

 

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope    

The PACU Team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practice (AP) providers are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for complex multiple surgical patient populations including: general surgery, trauma, vascular, thoracic, neurology, neurosurgery, and other critical care patients as the service needs dictate.  The AP provider will provide overnight care to patients in PACU and work in collaboration with the attending intensivist, anesthesiologist, critical care fellows, advanced practice providers, residents, the primary admitting team and consultants.

 

Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied critical illness, comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, hemodynamic monitoring and daily progress notes. An extensive orientation curriculum and supervision is provided to the AP provider for skills such as arterial lines, and central lines.

 

Shift: Either day / night or nights 

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: 

  • Extremely competitive salary

  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 

  • Generous Paid-Time Off

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

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Access to Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute

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 through AACN or ANCC.  
  • AGACNP Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner and / or critical care AP experience.

 

We take great care of careers.

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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