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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA – Pain Management

Requisition ID:

20163624

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

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

Work where every moment matters

Every day, almost 33,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

St. Vincent’s Medical Center Division of Pain Management specializes in the evaluation and treatment of patients with acute, chronic or oncology-related pain conditions. We combine patient-centered care with sophisticated diagnostic and state-of-the-art treatment procedures. Because a wide range of conditions can cause pain, our multidisciplinary team includes specialists in pain medicine, anesthesia, internal medicine, orthopedics, neurology, radiology, psychiatry, physical and occupational therapy, and complementary medicine. In this collaborative atmosphere, specialists work with patients and their primary healthcare provider to diagnose the problem, set individualized goals, and design a customized plan for pain management treatment.

Advanced Practitioner Role Scope  

  • Advanced Practitioners provide initial consultations and on-going follow up care for pain management patients within both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Inpatient responsibilities include providing the initial evaluation on any unit throughout the hospital, collaborating with multiple specialties to create a treatment plan, and on-going monitoring of patients while they are in the inpatient acute care setting
  • Outpatient responsibilities include follow up appointments to reassess patients and medication refills
  • Pain Management advanced practitioners work with a wide array of patients including  but not limited to oncology / cancer, orthopedics, pre-op, and post op
  • Primary site is at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, and will include a secondary site in Fairfield
  • M-F schedule

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

  • A welcoming team that is committed to your growth and development
  • The opportunity to work within both inpatient and outpatient settings with a wide array of patients throughout multiple specialties
  • Continual on-going education 
  • Competitive compensation, matching 401k, generous time off, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization

Qualifications

Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Master’s program
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner / 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 a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
  • Experience within critical care, neurology, or oncology highly preferred
  • An in-depth knowledge of medications, and of the process for both inpatient and ambulatory care highly 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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