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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Palliative Care

Company: New Britain General
Location: New Britain
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Schedule: Full TimeStandard Hours: 40Job Shift: Shift 1Shift Details: Position will be at Midstate Medical CenterAdvanced Practitioner Benefits:Market-leading compensation and benefits and generous paid time offPaid CME time off plus CME budget, reimbursed professional licenses and duesEnhanced Tuition Assistance and Higher Education PartnershipsVoluntary benefits include student loan programs, home, auto, renter's insurance, identity theft protection, legal services, low-interest loans, pet insurance and more!Employee discount programs and colleague assistance offering resources and information for personal and work-life issuesFamily care benefits through Care.com including emergency back-up care benefit for children, adults and even pets!Position Details:The Hospital of Central Connecticut is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join their Palliative Care team! The Advanced Practitioner (APP) will work in collaboration with the attending physician and members of the interdisciplinary care team to deliver expert palliative care services to patients and their families living with chronic serious or acute life threatening illness, or those nearing end of life. The APP is an expert in pain and symptom management, seeking to optimize patient function and quality of life within the limits of the disease process, while considering factors such as fear, communication barriers, economic issues and cultural traditions.Role: Physician Assistant or Nurse PractitionerLocation: 100 Grand Street, New Britain, CTSetting: Inpatient, Palliative CareSchedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday.Call schedule: No callHartford HealthCare supports Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in practice: Dedicated support and voice for our Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants through the Office of Advanced Practice directed by Sarah Clark, MBA, MHS, PA-C, BSN, RN, System Director 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 satisfactionAbout 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 practicePhysician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners Role Scope:Under established guidelines and in collaboration and/or supervision with the practice physician(s), Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners perform routine physical examinations, and formulate medical, educational, and psychosocial plans to treat patients.In consultation with the physician(s) and care team members, Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners develop plans for further evaluation of health needs, e.g., referral to other health team members or specialists.Physician Assistants/Nurse 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.QualificationsRequirements:Licensure: Unrestricted State of Connecticut Medical License (or eligible)Training: Physician Assistant or Nurse PractitionerPreferred:Experience: 1+ years' experience in palliative careNational Board Certification in Palliative Careby Jobble

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