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Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner – Colorectal Surgery

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hartford HealthCare Medical Group consists of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Providers and everything in between.  The Division of General Surgery at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a leading provider of comprehensive General Surgery resources in New England. The practice is recognized for its expertise, quality personalized care, and experience in the use of leading-edge techniques such as minimally-invasive surgery.


The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a leading provider of comprehensive resources for the diagnosis and treatment of Colon and Rectal problems in New England.


Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope    

The colorectal Advanced Practitioner will work in both inpatient and outpatients settings providing care to general surgery patients for treatment of (but not limited to) colorectal, cancer, bowel disease, hemorrhoids, gallbladder, and hernias. Ambulatory responsibilities will include initial assessments, minor office procedures, pre op, and post op management of patients. Inpatient responsibilities at Backus Hospital will include rounding, and first assist for PA’s, or acute care nurse practitioners with a RNFA.


Shift:   Monday through Friday day shift with no call!


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

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

  • Supportive mentorship from a talent surgeon who enjoys teaching  
  • The opportunity to work with highly complex surgical patients
  • Comprehensive orientation and on-going educational opportunities to ensure you’re always practicing with the latest cutting edge technology 
  • A seasoned, welcoming support staff
  • A steady patient flow and the opportunity to create your own patient panel
  • Competitive compensation, matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization.



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 Board Certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner ACNP or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner AGACNP-BC 

Previous surgical experience as an advanced practice provider highly preferred   


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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