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Nurse Practitioner / PA – Palliative Care

Torrington, CT


Hiring Company

Hartford HealthCare

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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.

Charlotte Hungerford

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Role Scope

The Palliative Care APRN will work in collaboration with a wide variety of resources to coordinate the most appropriate care and treatments for patients with end-stage or chronic illness. He/she will obtain clients through referrals from the attending physician for the purpose of assessing a client’s needs and wishes to maintain an optimal quality of life. He/she will educate the patient/family in order to allow them to make an informed decision to develop a plan of care, including the outcomes of the care to which they consent. He/she will advocate implementing a plan of care according to the wishes of the patient/family in coordination with the primary care physician. The Palliative Care APRN must provide information and recommendations using evidence-based practice. Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

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

Our benefits include:

  • A welcoming team that is committed to your growth and development through support, collaboration, and mentoring.
  • Continual on-going education and development.
  • State of the art clinical and informatics technology that allows more patient time.
  • Competitive compensation, matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice coverage.

Qualifications 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.
  • Palliative care experience highly 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 Per Week: 40
Schedule: Full-time (40 hours)

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