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Hartford HealthCare's Hartford Hospital is seeking a nurse practitioner (APRN) or physician assistant to join a very enthusiastic team in the cardiac stepdown unit. The successful candidate will provide holistic, high quality and cost-effective critical care for patients admitted to the Cardiac Cardiac Step Down Units at Hartford Hospital and support their transition of care across the continuum. The ideal candidate would excel in communication, interpersonal skills, and clinical expertise. This practitioner will also participate in the medical management of patients with ventricular assist devices.

Nurse Practitioner (APRN) / Physician Assistant will participate in daily teaching rounds and will engage in independent decision-making regarding the health care of individuals admitted to our critical care units. This position reports to Medical Director of the Cardiac Step Down Unit.

Advanced Practitioners participate in the medical management of patients with ventricular assist devices (VADs), engage in independent decision-making, and participate in teaching rounds. Will report to the Medical Director of the Cardiac ICU.

Shift: Nights
Advanced Practitioners Enjoy:
Exceptional benefits from Hartford Healthcare, a system known for exceptional care. Hartford HealthCare doesnt 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
Tuition reimbursement
Opportunities for advancement
Hartford Hospital is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut Medical School, serving the New England region. Our reputation for providing complex and innovative care to those in need is built on the foundation of excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Our quality programs have continually been recognized for excellence by the Federal Government, US News and World Report, Solucient, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and the National Cancer Institute, to name a few.

Hartford Hospital performed the first successful heart transplant in the state, and pioneered the use of robotics in surgery. We maintain the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, and operate the states only air ambulance system, LIFE STAR.

Hartford HealthCare, and Hartford Hospital Maintains a Culture of Integrity, Caring, Excellence and Safety

Advanced Practitioner Requirements:
Nurse Practitioners (APRN) positions require National certification in Advanced Practice, MSN, and current CT Nurse Practitioner (APRN) License or eligible required. Physician Assistants (PA) positions require current CT Physician Assistants (PA) License and Board certification or eligible. All disciplines require the demonstrated ability to positively interact with medical and nursing staff. Critical Care experience in Medicine and/or Cardiology is preferred. AGACNP board certification and/or critical care AP experience

We know what matters most when it comes to building a career you can be proud of. State of the art technology. Education. Quality. Coordinated patient care. And plenty of room to grow. You'll find all of these things within 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. Hartford HealthCare aspires to be the next generation of integrated health systems, marked by strong patient focus, heightened efficiency, consistent quality performance and open, collaborative sharing of best practices. All of the partner organizations within Hartford HealthCare are united by this vision. Our partners include tertiary care and community hospitals, regional behavioral health centers, a statewide network of clinical laboratories, a large multispecialty physician practice, a regional home care system, comprehensive senior services, a rehabilitation network and more.