At Hartford HealthCare, we strive for a balance of career and lifestyle . We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence. Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit and Step Down Unit
Full Time: 40 hours
Weekend/ Nights/ Holiday rotation required. (Differentials offered.)
The Neuroscience Critical Care Team is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for complex multiple neuroscience patients including, trauma, neurology, neurosurgery, and other critical care patients as the service needs dictate. The APP would rotate in the intensive care unit and stepdown units. The APP works in collaboration with the attending intensivist, critical care fellows, residents, the primary admitting team and consultants.
Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied critical illness, performing comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, hemodynamic/ventilator management, daily progress notes, patient/family education and meetings. There is an extensive training with a 6 month immersion orientation. Supervision is provided to the APP for skills such as arterial lines, central lines, chest tubes, feeding tubes, and transcranial dopplers.
Exceptional benefits from a system known for exceptional care.
Hartford HealthCare doesn’t just take great care of its patients. It takes great care of its employees too. Our benefits include:
- Competitive Salaries
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Medical and dental plans
- Tuition reimbursement
- Opportunities for advancement
Hartford Hospital is the major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School, serving the New England region. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on the foundation of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Our quality programs have continually been recognized for excellence by the Federal Government, US News and World Report , Solucient, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the National Cancer Institute , to name a few.
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 . Hartford Hospital is also first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the state of Connecticut.
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Current CT PA/APRN license. Federal DEA, and CT Controlled Substance Registration. Critical Care/Stepdown and Surgical experience preferred. ACLS required . Demonstrated ability to positively interact with medical/nursing staff and other members of multidisciplinary team. Willingness to learn and demonstrate proficiency in invasive procedures.