Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Trauma

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Facility: Hartford Hospital 
Address: 80 Seymour Street 
Hartford, CT 06102 
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Specialty: Acute Care 
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Nurse Practitioner (APRN) - Trauma

 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity….What do you value?

Join us at Hartford Hospital’s Trauma Service as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well as a Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology & medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. Housing the Northeast’s largest robotic surgery center, committed to becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing that goal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at every level within the organization.

Trauma Services

Full Time: 40 hours – (3- 13.5hrs shifts)
Weekend/ Nights/ Holiday rotation required. (Differentials offered.) 

Hartford Hospital's Trauma Service is committed to creating an innovative patient centered delivery system that continuously improves quality care. The Advanced Practice (AP) providers are part of a multidisciplinary team that plans and delivers care for trauma patients from the clinic, to emergency room, operating room, surgical floors, and critical care units.  The Nurse Practitioner (APRN) works in collaboration with the attending trauma physician, trauma fellows, medical residents, Advanced Practitioners and consultants.

Responsibilities include managing multiple patients with varied injuries and illness. The Nurse Practitioner will perform comprehensive physical assessments; interpret diagnostic results, complete daily progress notes, provide patient/family education.  Extensive training and supervision is provided to the AP for skills including but not limited to management and resuscitation of level 1-trauma patients, operating room skills, chest tubes, and central line. 

Hartford Healthcare - The Office of Advanced Practice

Hartford Healthcare employs more than 300 Advanced Practitioners at the Hartford Hospital campus, and has developed the Office of Advanced Practice (OAP), one of the first nationally, to provide:

  • Operational support to inpatient and outpatient practice settings
  • A resource for AP practice including compliance, scope of practice, staffing/utilization, and regulatory issues.
  • Advanced Practitioner professional practice development
  • A comprehensive and competitive compensation structure
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Credentialing and privileging support
  • Engagement with academic Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant programs to form partnerships and facilitate improved clinical education rotations

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy:

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 and tuition reimbursement

Enjoy exceptional benefits from a system known for exceptional care.

Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Requirements

The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant program.  They must have a current, or a pending Connecticut APRN or PA-C license, federal DEA, and CT controlled substance registration. Critical care, neurology neurosurgery, or trauma experience preferred but not required. ACLS is required. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to positively interact with medical/nursing staff and other members of multidisciplinary team.

About Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is a 748-bed, Level 1 academic/tertiary care medical center and a teaching affiliate of the University of Connecticut. Home base of LifeStar intensive care air ambulance, Hartford Hospital is a regional resource and the flagship hospital within Hartford HealthCare.

  • One of the highest hospital surgical volumes in New England. 30,000 per year; 12,000 in general surgery
  • 40 operating rooms with a wing of 15 state-of-the-art minimally invasive ORs and 5 robots
  • 1,930 trauma admissions, an average of 100,000 ED visits per year and over 3,000 ICU admissions per year.
  • Hartford Hospital has a 16-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit, a 25-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, and an 18-bed Neurological Intensive Care Unit.
  • Boasts a nationally recognized 20,000 sq. ft. Center for Education, Simulation & Innovation (CESI), complete with robotic simulator and OR replicas for training
  • Largest stroke center in New England and one of the first in the nation to receive the coveted Joint Commission’s Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification
  • Main teaching hospital for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, providing abundant teaching and clinical research opportunities.
  • Highly competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

We are a member of Hartford HealthCare, the largest, most comprehensive integrated health system in Connecticut. At Hartford HealthCare, clinical education and research are supported to bring the latest technology and discoveries, clinical excellence and innovation to the patient and community. And to provide physicians access to a wealth of expertise and resources.

About Hartford

Located just two hours from Boston and New York City, we are in the heart of some of New England's most stunning communities offering your family nationally acclaimed school systems, a choice to live at the shore, in vibrant urban areas, or in a Kiplinger “Top 10 Best City to Raise a Family”, “Top 100 Cities in the US”, and Travel & Leisure's "Coolest Suburb in America."

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Contact: Jonathon Palmieri 
Phone: 860-249-6951
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