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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Colorectal Surgery

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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

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hartford HealthCare Medical Group consists of a team of professionals including Medical Assistants, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Providers, and Physicians.  The Division of General and Colorectal Surgery at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is a leading provider of comprehensive General and Colorectal Surgery resources in New England. The practice is recognized for its expertise, quality personalized care, and experience in the use of leading-edge techniques such as minimally-invasive surgery.


Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope    

The Colorectal Surgery Advanced Practitioner (APP) will work both in an ambulatory setting and perform inpatient hospital rounds to facilitate transition of care from hospital to home. The APP will be working in collaboration with the colorectal surgeons and multiple experienced APP’s.  He/she will be responsible for the management of General Surgery patients that have had acute or emergent, as well as elective general and colorectal surgery. Patient management for ambulatory visits will include new patient consults, short and long term post-operative follow up for Colorectal Surgery and coordination of patient care across multiple disciplines.  Office triage of emergent and urgent colorectal surgery issues will be also a part of this position. Complex wound and ostomy care is frequently managed as well.  This opportunity will be located at our main campus in Hartford, CT with additional satellite sites. Computer training for electronic medical records will be needed. On call phone coverage from home will be required with additional compensation. Additional responsibilities will include assisting with system quality initiatives, monthly division meetings, maintaining credentialing, and compliance with risk management activities and hospital policies.


Shift:   Monday through Friday day shift!


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

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

  • Learning from great mentors to train and work independently!
  • 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.
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization.


Advanced Practitioner Qualifications  

  • 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
  • Previous surgical experience in plastics, general, or colorectal surgery preferred
  • Excellent clinical management skills and proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as demonstrating leadership when appropriate
  • Positive, customer-focused approach, with commitment to providing superior patient care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills- the ability to communicate in other languages highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to patients of all ages and abilities
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize competing tasks with full autonomy
  • Knowledge of computer systems, including experience with medical software (EPIC preferred)
  • Ability to adhere to HHCMG policies and standards of service as well as HIPPA requirements, OSHA regulations and Infection Control standards
  • Establish and maintains effective work relationships and an achievement-oriented attitude
  • Display courtesy and helpfulness when interacting with all internal and external customers
  • Exhibit strong personal initiative and  take action to achieve goals beyond what is required or assigned
  • Support new ideas and maintain flexibility as changes are initiated, while promoting a team atmosphere of trust and professionalism


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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