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DescriptionJob Schedule: Per Diem
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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 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 Heart and Vascular Institute here at Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most innovative in the Northeast. The Cardiac Surgical Service in Hartford Health Care is seeking an energized Advanced Practitioner, APRN or Physician Assistant, to join our in the Cardiac Surgical Services and Acute Step Down Unit. This Candidate will provide Holistic, high quality, and cost-effective care to all Cardiac Surgical patients in Hartford Hospital. The candidate will support and manage patient care from the point of admission to discharge.
The Cardiac Surgical Service manages all pre-operative and post-operative patients within Hartford Hospital. The candidate will perform H&P, assess and document patient progress, participate in attending rounds, collaborate with a variety of consultants and specialties, and engage in independent decision-making. This position requires management of emergency situation, care of a variety of cardiac surgical patients including all types of Durable Cardiac Assist Devices and heart transplants.
The 9 bed Surgical Step Down includes patients who have high acuity and complexity. These patients require vigilant and consist management. Providers are required maintain BLS and ACLS for this position.
Shift: Per Diem (Premium differentials offered)
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
Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute
AGACNP Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner and / or critical care AP experience.
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.