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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Orthopaedics

New Britain, CT

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Hiring Company

Hartford HealthCare


Position Description

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 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.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital which provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Backed by a talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Role Scope Orthopaedic APPs are responsible for various functions, including by not limited to: first assisting in the operating room, floor work, and admissions/consults. APPs will work in collaboration with and under the indirect supervision of orthopaedic physicians.

  • Admitting patients. Perform and document complete H&Ps. Entering appropriate information and orders into the EMR.
  • Ordering and obtaining necessary diagnostic tests including imaging studies and laboratory tests. Following through on interpretation of results and communicating them with the team.
  • Performing pre-op and post-op examination of patients. Changing dressings and wound vacs if indicated.
  • 1st and 2nd assisting in the operating room.
  • Request consultations when indicated, obtain appropriate work-up, and follow through on recommendations.
  • Participate in daily rounds and assist with implementing management plan in collaboration with multidisciplinary team and attending physician.
  • Enter, review, and update orders in the EMR to include: PT, OT, Speech, IV therapy, medications, restraints, patient care, and discharge orders.
  • Address concerns from patients, families, or other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Document patient encounters into the EMR including, but not limited to: admissions, operative, progress, event, procedure or discharge notes.
  • Perform procedures as credentialed.

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
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Master’s program preferred
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) / Physician Assistant 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
  • Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner required
  • 2+ years working as a Surgical or Orthopaedic APP
  • First assisting experience preferred

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.

Regular Standard Hours: 40
Schedule: Full-time (40 hours)



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