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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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 Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. The Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to Hartford Hospital. Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the state’s only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.
Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope
The PACU Team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practice (AP) providers are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers post-operative/procedural care for complex multiple surgical patient populations including: general surgery, trauma, vascular, thoracic, neurology, neurosurgery, and other critical care patients as the service needs dictate. The AP provider will provide care to patients in PACU and work in collaboration with the attending intensivist, anesthesiologist, critical care fellows, advanced practice providers, residents, the primary admitting team and consultants.
Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied critical illness, comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, hemodynamic monitoring and daily progress notes. An extensive orientation curriculum and supervision is provided to the AP provider.
Shift: 40 hours – Monday through Friday rotating Days/ Evening, 10hr or 13.5hr shifts)
At Hartford HealthCare newly graduated and experienced providers are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include:
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.