Nurse Practitioner (Aprn) / PA Headache Medicine

William Backus Hospital Mystic , CT 06355

Posted 3 months ago

Work where every moment matters

Every day, almost 20,000 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.

The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Headache Center is dedicated to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of people with headache disorders, to advancing current knowledge of headache through research and to moving scientific advances into clinical practice. We aspire to help our patients minimize their pain and optimize their ability to function in a patient-centered environment.

Advanced Practitioner Role Scope

  • Receive 6-9 months of intensive medical training from the headache medical director and other headache specialists in the evaluation and treatment of headache sufferers

  • Gain expertise in prescribing medications used for the preventive and acute treatment of all headache types

  • Become skilled in performing peripheral nerve blocks, Botox, and trigger point injections, as well ordering and administering office-based infusion therapies for intractable headache cases

  • Independently provide care to headache sufferers utilizing a tailored approach which combines pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies

  • Utilize the telemedicine program to evaluate and care for patients who live remotely through virtual visits

  • Commitment to excellence in patient care and teaching headache fellows, neurology residents, medical students, and other advanced practitioners

  • Assist in case reviews in addition to preparing and presenting lectures

Schedule: Monday through Friday Days

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:

  • Un-paralleled training and experience collaborating with a national leader in headache medicine

  • Competitive compensation

  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans

  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice

  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship

  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare's Professional Leadership Development Institute

Advanced Practitioner Requirements

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Master's program preferred

Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the state of ConnecticutCertification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered NurseNeurology experience as an APP or RN preferredA strong desire to learn headache medicine

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.


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Nurse Practitioner (Aprn) / PA Headache Medicine

William Backus Hospital