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Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Cardiac Surg / Dept of Cardiac Surgery

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Mon-Sun 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.
About the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute
The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists - increasing collaboration and care coordination - all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and providers, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology. The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery, and research. We received "top performer" recognition by the Joint Commission for performance on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of heart attack, and were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines - Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award winner in 2016.
Physician Assistant Role
The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Physician Assistant to join the busy and growing Department of Cardiac Surgery. Under the direction of a cardiothoracic surgeon, the physician assistant is responsible for performing a variety of duties. - These duties include, but are not limited to: first assisting cardiovascular surgical procedures, endoscopic vessel harvesting, preoperative history and physical examination, postoperative care in an outpatient clinical setting and patient education. -
The successful candidate will also support patient care from the point of admission to discharge in service, Step-Down, and ICU. Duties include managing multiple patients with varied critical illness, comprehensive physical assessments, interpretation of diagnostic results, hemodynamic/ventilator management, and invasive procedures. Extensive training and supervision are provided to the Advanced Practitioners for skills such as arterial lines, central lines, chest tubes, feeding tubes, and removal of pacer wires.
Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioner Role Scope:
In consultation with the physician(s) and care team members, Advanced Practitioners develop plans for further evaluation of health needs, e.g., referral to other health team members or specialists. Advanced Practitioners provide appropriate treatment for problems within the scope of the provider's practice as designated by protocols and identifies problems outside of their scope of practice and refers appropriately to physician.
The Advanced Practitioners are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care of patients under the direction of the attending cardiac surgeons in collaboration with the cardiologists and consultants.
Role: Open to Physician Assistants and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners
Location: - SVMC 2800 Main Street Bridgeport CT 06606
Setting: Inpatient, cardiac surgical services
Schedule: Full-time salaried, rotating includes day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday coverage. -
Advanced Practitoners 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
Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans
Generous Paid-Time Off
Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
Tuition reimbursement program
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
Qualifications Physician Assistant Requirements
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Master's program
Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut
Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant. - -
2+ years' experience in cardiovascular surgery and/or 2+ years' experience as a PA/APRN in critical care setting
First assistant experience, including endoscopic vein harvesting skills preferred
Hartford HealthCare supports Physician Assistants in practice:
- - - - - - - -Dedicated support and voice for our for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants through the -Office of Advanced Practice.
- - - - - - - -Hartford HealthCare is one of the largest, -non-profit, fully-integrated healthcare systems providing patient care in the state, allowing our providers to care for their patients no matter where they reside in Connecticut
- - - - - - - -With tools like -EPIC, Hartford HealthCare's state of the art clinical and informatics technology promotes improved patient outcomes, streamlined continuity of care and superior provider satisfaction
About Hartford HealthCare:
- - - - - - - -Honored as a "Best Organizations for Leadership Development" by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL)
- - - - - - - -Prestigiously named one of the "Best Hospitals to Work for in Connecticut" by the Becker's Hospital Review
- - - - - - - -Committed to -continuous development -through The Center for Education Stimulation & Innovation (CESI), our Provider Leadership Development Institute and a robust on demand learning platform including CME, special courses, learning series and tools and resources
Established -Mentorship and Orientation programs specially designed for newly hired providers and providers new to practice
-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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