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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Cardiology Critical Care - Per Diem

Company: William Backus Hospital
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 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.

Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. The Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to Hartford Hospital. 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.

Cardiology Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Role Scope

Hartford HealthCare's Hartford Hospital is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join a growing team of critical care AP providers. The successful candidate will provide holistic, high quality, and evidence-based care to patients admitted to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and/or Cardiac Step-Down Unit. Patient populations include Therapeutic Hypothermia, STEMI, TAVR, VAD, ECMO and other cardiogenic shock therapies. The successful candidate will support patients across the care continuum and work collaboratively with specialty teams. This position reports to the Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

Shift: Per Diem

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:

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • 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.
  • AGACNP Board Certification as an acute care nurse practitioner and / or critical care AP experience.
  • Critical Care experience in Cardiology is 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.

Keywords: William Backus Hospital, Hartford , Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / PA - Cardiology Critical Care - Per Diem, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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