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Critical Care Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Requisition ID:

21153063

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Avon, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: This will be a combination of Day and Night shifts

Get MORE from your career with Hartford HealthCare

 

There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join the Critical Care Team at Hartford HealthCare.  The extensive capabilities of the most integrated healthcare system in CT offers Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners MORE OPPORTUNITY as you practice with nationally respected colleagues in a progressive, physician-led environment.    Our broad network includes seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in New England with more than 1,000 providers.

 

This means MORE OPTIONS to propel your career to new heights and all within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are teachers, researchers, innovators, leaders and, most of all, caregivers.

 

Opportunity for an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, to provide Critical Care Services at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, located in Torrington, CT.  

 

Some highlights of this opportunity include:

  • Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut. 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.
  • 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). 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.
  • A diverse patient census including general critical care, pulm critical care, and surgical critical care.
  • Scheduling is a mix of days and nights.  
  • A supportive team environment that is driven by excellence.
  • Competitive compensation, matching 401k, tiered medical, and CME reimbursement.
  • We support your development and wellbeing through the respected Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners, and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness.

Qualifications

Certification as a Physician Assistant, or National Board Certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) is required. A minimum of 2 years of experience practicing as a PA or NP is required, or RN ICU experience is required for new grad NP’s. Hospitalist, critical care, or inpatient surgical experience highly preferred.

 

Located between Boston and New York City, Connecticut offers you and your family access to a lifestyle that is second to none.  Enjoy the finest schools in the nation, four beautiful seasons of recreational activities, and options to live at the shore, in leafy suburbs, or in vibrant urban areas.  To put MORE LIFE IN YOUR LIFE apply today!

 
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