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Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 12, 2024

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. About the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular InstituteThe 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 RoleThe 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 PractitionersLocation: SVMC 2800 Main Street Bridgeport CT 06606 Setting: Inpatient, cardiac surgical servicesSchedule: Full-time salaried, rotating includes day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday coverage. Eligible for over standard pay rates. Physician Assistant EnjoyAt 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 salaryMatching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plansGenerous Paid-Time OffReimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpracticeTuition reimbursement programProven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorshipAccess to Hartford HealthCare s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced PractitionersLeadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare s Professional Leadership Development Institute

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare, Bridgeport , NURSE PRACTITIONER (APRN) OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - CARDIAC SURGERY I/P - BRIDGEPORT (Job ), Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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