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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA – Bariatric / General Surgery

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Shelton, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a physician-led practice affiliated with Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut's finest full-spectrum health care system. With 250 physicians and advanced practitioners offering Primary Care, Urgent Care, Walk-in services, and more than 30 different specialties in over 60 offices, we enjoy an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, and best-in-class operations and business management.


Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope  

The advanced practitioner will provide care in an ambulatory setting to bariatric surgical weight loss, and general surgery patients. The bariatric nurse practitioner or physician assistant develops long standing patient relationships to help patients not only treat health conditions, but to dramatically improve their lives. Daily responsibilities include midway visits between initial consultations and surgery, post-operative care, lap band management, and patient education. Additional responsibilities will include engaging the community to provide educational seminars on nutrition and support groups, establishing relationships with primary care physicians, and participation in research projects and quality initiatives. At home call may be required and coverage at additional sites may be required.


Shift:   Monday through Friday 8 hr shifts


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

  • The opportunity to own the success of helping to grow a practice while having the support and resources of the Hartford HealthCare system.
  • A supportive collaborating physician
  • 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.


Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • 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 ambulatory Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical experience in surgery, weight management, or nutritional services strongly 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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