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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
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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