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Advanced Practitioner (NP / PA ) – Neuro Critical Care

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
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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 Neuroscience Center 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 Practitioner Role Scope 

The Neuroscience Critical Care Team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are part of a multidisciplinary team at St. Vincent’s Medical Center that plans and delivers care for complex multiple neuroscience patients including trauma, neurology, neurosurgery, and other critical care patients as the service needs dictate. The APP works in collaboration with the attending intensivist, the primary admitting team, and consultants. Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied critical illness, performing comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, hemodynamic/ventilator management, daily progress notes, patient/family education and meetings.


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

·         A collaborative model of care with the attending physicians and other members of the health care team.

·         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 is required for APRN’s.  

·         Critical care experience or neurology experience as an APP required.


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