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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA – Urgent Care

Requisition ID:

20155904

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Fairfield, CT

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Description

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

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 HealthCare is seeking a full-time Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join St. Vincent’s Urgent Care Walk-In Centers, which are conveniently located throughout western Connecticut.

 

Urgent Care Advanced Practitioner Role Scope

Under established guidelines and in collaboration with the practice physician(s), performs routine physical examinations, and formulates medical, educational, and psychosocial plans to treat patient. In consultation with the physician(s), develops plan for further evaluation of health needs, e.g., referral to other health team members or specialists. Provides appropriate treatment for problems within scope of a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) practice as designated by protocols.  Identifies problems outside of Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) scope of practice and refers appropriately to physician. With the knowledge and consent, and the direction of the physician, a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA)  may carry out the following:

 

  • Evaluate the status of any assigned patient by history and physical exam.  Obtain complete medical history.
  • Managing to specific medical needs for patients in Options to Health Clinic. These patients have complex psychiatric and emotional issues.
  • Perform complete physical examination.
  • Order appropriate lab tests, imaging studies, radiographic and other cardiac imaging studies.
  • Review patient charts, write progress notes, and complete all other required documentation in the Electronic Medical Record.
  • Complete record keeping, observe strict confidentiality, and attend continuing medical conferences and patient review sessions.

 

Scheduling and Practice Locations

  • Full-time, rotating schedule during the clinic hours of Mondays – Fridays, 8:00AM – 8:00PM, Saturdays – Sundays 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Practice locations will include:
    • 1055 Post Road, Fairfield, CT
    • 401 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT
    • 15 Armstrong Road, Shelton, CT
    • 3272 Main Street Stratford, CT
    • 900 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT

 

 

Hartford HealthCare Advanced Practitioners Enjoy:

 

 

  • No call!
  • 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 

Qualifications

Urgent Care 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 a Family Nurse Practitioner required 
  • One year of experience practicing within urgent care, emergency medicine, or similar setting is required
  • Urgent care experience is highly preferred
  • Training and experience treating patients of all ages; birth through geriatrics

 

 

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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