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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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Every day, almost 30,000 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.
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 Surgical ICU Role Scope
The Surgical Critical Care Team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered care model that continuously improves quality and the patient experience. The Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for complex surgical and trauma patients. Our patient population includes complex trauma, transplant, vascular, general surgery patients and other critical care patients as the service needs dictate. The APP works in collaboration with attending intensivist, fellows, residents, and primary admitting team and consultants.
Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with variety of diseases, performing comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, multi-system disease management, hemodynamic/ventilator management, daily progress notes, patient/family education and meetings. Supervision and education is provided to the APP for procedures such as arterial lines, central lines/ dialysis catheters, chest tubes, and feeding tubes There is an extensive training period with a 6-month immersion orientation. The orientation includes dedicated didactic and simulation sessions in our state or the art simulation center.
Shift: 40 hours-3 13.5hrs shifts-Permanent nights
We take great care of careers.
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 momen