MidState Medical Center
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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The Connecticut Orthopedic Institute at Midstate Hospital is an orthopedic center providing the highest quality of Orthopedic care to community. The Connecticut Orthopedic Institute strives for a balance of career and lifestyle. We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires Excellence, Safety, Caring, and Integrity. Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care.
The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute’s Advanced Practice Provider (APP) team is a growing department that covers in-patient joint reconstruction, spine, podiatry, and acute fracture care.
Physician Assistant Summary
Orthopaedic APPs are responsible for various functions, including by not limited to: first assisting in the operating room, floor work, and admissions/consults. APPs will work in collaboration with and under the indirect supervision of orthopaedic physicians.
Responsibilities will include:
Shift - Full Time
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:
REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program or an ANCC accredited Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Program
License and Certification
Licensure for Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Connecticut
Certification from the NCCPA or ANCC.
BLS and ACLS required.
2+ years working as a surgical APP
First assisting experience preferred
Orthopaedic Nurse Certified
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions as well as effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Considerable knowledge of anatomy and physiology, the surgical procedures commonly performed, and the supplies and equipment used in orthopaedics. Knowledgeable in practices involved in patient care as it relates to different disciplines and disease states.
Knowledge of medications and their reactions and interactions; counseling skills; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to work independently; ability to work under pressure.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Superior problem solving and/or decision making skills. Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
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.