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Nurse Practitioner / PA – Rheumatology

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

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Hartford HealthCare, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, has a new opportunity available for a Rheumatology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, to join our welcoming team to provide both initial and follow up consultations in a hospital outpatient department in Norwich, CT.


Some highlights of this opportunity include:

  • The Rheumatology Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner practices in an ambulatory setting providing both initial and follow up consultations for rheumatology patients which includes, but is not limited to Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis), Osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases, Gout, pseudogout, Polymyalgia rheumatic, Ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel diseases, Lupus, scleroderma and connective tissue disorders, Myositis and myopathy, Lyme disease. Responsibilities will include joint injections, and gaining an understanding of immunosuppressive and biologic therapies
  • M-F day time schedule of either 8am - 4:30pm or 7:30am – 4pm
  • Low on-call volume
  • Inpatient consultations at Backus Hospital
  • Seasoned office staff and providers from other specialties on-site to collaborate with
  • The opportunity to be involved in provider committees, system wide initiatives, and system wide rheumatology meetings
  • A consistent and stable patient census with a manageable work load
  • 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


The Backus Hospital Arthritis and Rheumatology Center offers patients comprehensive care in one spa-like location. The Backus Arthritis and Rheumatology Center helps patients identify the exact cause of their arthritic pain and creates an individualized care plan based on the patient’s diagnosis and medical history. With a plan in place and the right combination of medications, patients begin their journey to relief and a better quality of life.


There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join The Backus Hospital Arthritis and Rheumatology Center.  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, provider-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.


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!


Eligibility to be licensed in Connecticut as a Physician Assistant (PA), or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), is required. Eligibility to be certified as a Physician Assistant (PA), or National Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), or Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) is required. 1 year of APP experience is highly preferred.

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