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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA – Bariatrics / Medical Weight Loss

Requisition ID:

20158427

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Farmington, CT

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Description

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

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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 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 Physician Assistant will work in an ambulatory setting. Responsibilities include patient care coordination, a post-operative care within Bariatric Surgery guidelines, being an integral part of a comprehensive surgical and medical weight loss program, assisting with bariatric seminars, work groups, participating in various hospital committees, and tracking of patient work up’s. Surgical Weight loss Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants provide care for patients undergoing a medically-supervised obesity treatment & weight loss program in a comprehensive, team oriented bariatric medical clinic. The advanced practitioner will be responsible for evaluating patients in the preoperative process for weight loss surgery as well as the short and long term follow up, will provide weight management services including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating and educating patients. This role will work closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. Patient management will include new patient consults, short and long term post-operative follow up, and coordination of patient care across multiple disciplines. In-office procedures will include Lap Band adjustments and possibly skin and soft tissue mass excision and complex wound care. This opportunity will require working in multiple satellite offices potentially including Farmington and Meriden. The candidate will benefit of extensive mentoring in a collaborative and collegiate environment. On call coverage may be required in addition to covering post op follow up’s of emergency patients. Additional responsibilities will include assisting with system quality initiatives.

 

Shift:   Monday through Friday day shift!

 

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:

  • 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
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute

Qualifications

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 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Clinical experience in 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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