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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / Urology Bridgeport

Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 1 Shift Details: Mon-Fri Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity---.What do you value? - -

Join us at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group 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 HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hartford HealthCare Medical Group consists of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between. - This physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

Physician Assistant Role Scope -

  • Provides direct patient care in office consultations, including assessment, work-ups, triage, emergency work-ins, and other patient care activities. Position specializes in treating patients with kidney stones and other general urologic conditions
  • Obtains and documents health history, performs and documents physical exam, and orders and interprets diagnostic tests
  • Provides counseling to patients regarding diagnosis and expected course of treatment
  • Collaborates with physician(s) to provide appropriate direct care interventions within scope of practice
  • Collects, organizes, records, and discusses data as appropriate and uses sound clinical judgment based in best practice standards and evidenced based medicine
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals according to patient needs and conducts appropriate patient follow-up & outreach
  • Ensures timely retrieval of laboratory and ancillary studies and diagnostic consultation reports
  • Consults with appropriate internal and external staff to make appropriate referrals for acute, chronic and preventive care
  • Coordinates patient care and visits with appropriate clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Documents patient health care files and completes appropriate forms according to HHC MG policies and procedures, including data collection and assessment plan based on patient needs and health care status
  • Carries out clinical interventions according to established plan of care and adapts actions based on changes in patients' needs
  • Counsels patients and their families with concern and empathy while respecting confidentiality and privacy
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing education and improvement as evidenced by documentation of attendance at conferences, in-services, seminars, and committee meeting
  • Maintains active involvement with HHC MG's Council(s)
  • Performs other related duties in support of efficient department operations and superior patient care


Full Time
Monday - Friday

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
    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 -

  • Advanced Practitioner Requirements
  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • National Certification in Advanced Practice and current CPR certification
  • Current State of CT APRN license with prescriptive authority and current DEA number
  • 2 years of experience (urology preferred)
  • Excellent clinical management skills and proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and take lead when appropriate
  • Positive, customer-focused approach, with commitment to providing excellent patient care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Ability to communicate in other languages - highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly to patients of all ages
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize competing tasks with full autonomy
  • Knowledge of computer systems, including experience with medical software (Epic)
  • Ability to adhere to HHC MG policies and standards of service as well as HIPAA requirements, OSHA regulations and Infection Control standards
  • Communicates tactfully and effectively and demonstrates a commitment to superior patient care
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships and an achievement-oriented attitude
  • Displays courtesy and helpfulness when interacting with all internal and external customers
  • Exhibits strong personal initiative and proactively takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required or assigned
  • Supports new ideas and exercises flexibility as changes are initiated while promoting a team atmosphere of trust and professionalism

    Travel may be required for training within the region (Bridgeport, Milford, Wilton, Stamford, & Fairfield) or less than 5% of travel to other regions.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bridgeport , Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / Urology Bridgeport, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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