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Advanced Practice Professional Development Specialist (NP/PA) – Hematology/Oncology

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: monday-friday

Work where every moment matters.


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 HealthCare (HHC) Cancer Institute is a fully certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. The MSK Cancer Alliance is an initiative designed to establish partnerships between MSK and local care providers. Through the open collaboration that is facilitated by these partnerships, community cancer caregivers are in a better position to provide state of the art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering stay ahead of cancer.


The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.


Advanced Practice Professional Development Specialist Role Scope   

The Advanced Practice Professional Development Specialist acts as an educational planner responsible for assuring that educational outcomes are measurable and in alignment with the educational design and planning of programming. The Advanced Practice Professional Development Specialist also ensures competencies and standards of practice are in alignment and upheld. They serve as a consultant, role model, change agent, mentor, collaborator, and facilitator of learning. This person will support continuous improvement in key areas to address the evolving needs of the inter-professional cancer care team:

  • Education
  • Role Development
  • Collaborative Partnerships
  • Research/Evidence Based Practice
  • Competency and Standards of Practice Management
  • On-boarding and Orientation
  • Initiation of an APP Hematology/Oncology Fellowship


This role will support and participate in coordination of accreditation activities for the Cancer Institute and will work collaboratively with educational leaders both inside and outside the Cancer Institute.


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

At Hartford HealthCare newly graduated and experienced practitioners are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include: 


  • Professional development through the HHC partnership with MSK.
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • State of the art clinical and informatics technology.
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization.


Advanced Practitioner Qualifications  


  • Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant OR Nurse Practitioner Master’s program
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • 2+ years of experience in a clinical, leadership, or educational role required.
  • 5+ years of experience in an acute care hospital with educational experience preferred
  • BLS required
  • Specialty certification preferred (examples: OCN, AOCNP, or Nurse Professional Development Specialist)


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 moment.

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