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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Transplant Surgery

Requisition ID:

20159633

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

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

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Join us at Hartford Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special

 

Summary

  • Provides quality, holistic and cost-effective advanced practice care for patients, families, and others in the transplant surgical and medical population and participates in the surgical and medical management of patients to achieve and/or maintain optimal health status, manage disease and reduce risk of illness. 
  • Duties will include, patient management and crisis intervention on the surgical and critical care units primarily including,but not limited to, the pre and post kidney and liver transplant and end stage organ failure patient population, as well as discharge planning, and in-patient and emergency department consultations. 
  • This position may require first-assisting in the operating room and skill development with procedures such as dialysis access and central venous catheter line placements, liver and renal transplant biopsies, and paracentesis and thoracentesis.  
  • The position also requires handling after-hours patient calls and triaging the calls as indicated.  
  • This is a 40 hour/3 shift position which requires day,evening, night, and weekend coverage flexibility. 
  • This is primarily weekday shift coverage, with rotating weekend day coverage and occasional overnight shift coverage responsibilities as needed.            
  • Position does requires day, evening, night, and weekend coverage flexibility.

Hartford Healthcare

Hartford HealthCare strives to provide their Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants with a great balance of career and lifestyle.  Advanced practitioners enjoy a stimulating work environment, coupled with the top Healthcare resources and professionals that inspire excellence.  Join Hartford HealthCare and Hartford Hospital in our vision to continuously be recognized and respected for top patient care and personalized coordinated Healthcare.

 

Hartford Healthcare employs more than 300 Advanced Practitioners at the Hartford Hospital campus, and has developed the Office of Advanced Practice (OAP), one of the first nationally, to provide:

  • Operational support to inpatient and outpatient practice settings
  • A resource for AP practice including compliance, scope of practice, staffing/utilization, and regulatory issues.
  • AP professional practice development
  • A comprehensive and competitive compensation structure
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Credentialing and privileging support

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or APRN Program
  • Current Connecticut PA/APRN license
  • APRN candidates must have completed RNFA training
  • Board Certified or Eligible (If eligible-certification must be accomplished within 3 months of hire).
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred for PA position Master's required for APRN position.
  • Demonstrated ability of positive interaction with the medical/nursing staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team. This position works closely with surgical residents.
  • Surgical experience preferred but will consider new graduate.

 
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