Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.
CHH Pulmonary and Critical Care, part of the Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Multi-specialty Group, is a Torrington based practice of Pulmonologists that provides state-of-the-art clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with diseases related to lungs and breathing.
Critical Care Advanced Practitioner Role Scope
The acute care nurse practitioner or physician assistant practices in an inpatient high acuity setting providing care to patients on a 10 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Under the responsibility of the physician, the Advanced Practitioner is responsible for duties within their area of competence in the direct care of inpatients. Advanced practitioners admit and round on inpatients under the supervision of a physician. Evaluate the status of any assigned inpatient or outpatient by complete history and physical exam. Order appropriate lab tests, imaging studies, radiographic and other cardiac imaging studies, interpret lab, electrocardiographic and imaging studies. Initiate and write appropriate orders for the care of assigned medical patients including nursing care, nutrition, IV therapy, medications and dressing changes. Follow standard medical practices observed in the Department of Medicine, including delivery of patient care. Complete record keeping, observe strict confidentiality, and attend continuing medical conferences and patient review sessions. Follow standard medical practices observed in the Department of Medicine, including delivery of patient care.
Schedule: Rotating day / night shifts including possible weekends
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