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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Neurology

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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: mon-sunday

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Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s most comprehensive, integrated health care system, affiliated with six of the region's top hospitals including Hartford Hospital, the largest stroke center in New England and a major tertiary care academic medical center. 


Advanced Practitioner Role Scope    

Provides holistic, quality and cost-effective advanced practice care for patients, families, and others with neurologic disorders, and participates in the medical management of patients, to achieve or maintain optimal health status, manage disease and reduce risk of illness. Engages in decision-making regarding the health care of individuals, families and groups across the lifespan and across the healthcare continuum. 


The Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for this complex population under the direction of the attending neurologist, and other consultants. The APP will work with the team including residents, fellows to provide care for a wide range of neurologic and cerebrovascular diseases. APPs will provide the preponderance of administrative and clinical support, including maintaining the electronic medical record, responding to patient communications and refilling prescriptions.

  • Assesses health status, illness conditions, responses to illness, coping behaviors, environment and health risks of individuals, families, and groups in order to diagnose actual or potential health status or disease state. These assessments are accomplished by taking histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests/data.
  • Plans therapeutic interventions jointly with the patient and family to achieve established outcomes. Types of intervention may include health promotion, disease prevention, treatment of illness, chronic illness management, or limiting disability. These are accomplished by prompt treatment, direct care, prescription of medication or other therapies, consultation, and referral, patient, family and population education and case management.
  • Engages in /collaborates with others in the research process to discover, examine and test knowledge, theories, and creative approaches to practice. Uses research findings as a basis for practice and to improve health care.
  • Provides consultation to health care providers and others to influence care plans, enhance ability to provide health care, and affect change in systems.
  • Educates staff and students, formally or informally, to enhance their ability to provide patient care.
  • Demonstrates competencies, including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age-specific patient needs (e.g. Adult and Geriatrics.)
  • Models quality patient/customer service by: demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times, maintaining an awareness of patient/customer needs and responding to those needs; maintaining confidentiality of all patient information and functioning in a collaborative manner with other caregivers to ensure quality patient care.
  • Contributes to care improvement by participating in: coaching, mentoring and developing staff, performance/quality improvement opportunities, and research the cost-effective utilization of resources. Translates relevant research findings into practice.
  • Assumes responsibility for self-improvement by identifying, communicating and seeking resources or instruction to meet self-learning needs.
  • Works collaboratively and professionally with the inpatient neurology team including residents, fellows, fellow APP’s, nursing and ancillary staff


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: 

  • 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.
  • LEAN process improvement to drive quality outcomes and positively enhance both the patient and the provider experience
  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Access to Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute


Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master’s program preferred
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse through AACN or ANCC
  • Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner preferred 
  • Neurology experience preferred



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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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