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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Endocrinology Inpatient

Requisition ID:

20153757

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

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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.

 

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital which provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Backed by a talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

 

Advanced Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Role Scope  

  • The APP works within an inpatient setting providing care to endocrinology patients
  • Assimilates the mission, goals and objectives of Hartford Healthcare systems into a structured approach that allows for the opportunity to provide excellent service, high quality care and fiscal integrity.
  • Provides vision and leadership for endocrine care with attention to continuous quality improvement and cost effective outcomes.
  • Serves as the professional resource and liaison to the hospital’s central region’s inpatient endocrine care program and initiates planned change in healthcare delivery as needed.
  • Coordinates the development and maintenance of inpatient diabetes protocols/care-paths/order sets.
  • Provides coaching, mentoring, peer review and guidance to health care providers in the provision of endocrine care.
  • Maintains personal proficiency of specialty competency and education skills in order to serve as an ongoing resource for team members, physicians and other staff.
  • Maintains familiarity with current national standards for recognition developed by the Joint Commission and evidence based practice developed by the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Continually reviews program and processes to assure that all program sites comply with these requirements.
  • Actively participates in the work of the HHC Endocrine Collaborative Council.
  • Develops and implements provider education and in-services as needed.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve patient/customer experience. Participates in projects/programs designed to enhance service delivery and patient/customer satisfaction and ensure patient safety.

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

At Hartford HealthCare experienced practitioners are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include: 

  • 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.
  • LEAN process improvement to drive quality outcomes and positively enhance both the patient and the provider experience.
  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute


Qualifications

Advanced Practitioner Qualifications  

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Master’s program preferred
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) / Physician Assistant  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 required
  • 2+ years working within Endocrinology

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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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