Nurse Practitioner Or Physician Assistant For Primary Care

Danbury Health Systems New Fairfield , CT 06812

Posted 3 months ago

Western Connecticut Medical Group is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Patient Care Coordinator 3, APRN or PA) for our New Fairfield Family Practice office. It is a highly regarded well established practice with limited on call obligations. You will work with 3 Physicians and 2 Advance Practice Provider colleagues.

This is an employed position with Western Connecticut Medical Group. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including competitive salary, generous benefits, and allowances for CMEs and Dues.

The APRN or PA provides medical care for patients in collaboration with a physician, assisting patients to recover from acute illnesses while minimizing the effects of chronic illnesses. Major accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Examines, evaluates, diagnoses and treats patients to provide expeditious, high quality, customer focused care.

  • Orders the appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures, and prescribes medical therapeutics as required to evaluate the state of the patient's medical condition.

  • Interprets and integrates data to determine the appropriateness of the therapeutic treatment plan.

  • Consults with supervising physicians in accordance with the practice's policies and medical standards to assure standards of medical care and patient satisfaction.

  • Records all symptoms, objective findings, assessment, treatment plan and other information that is appropriate in the patient's chart and signs the record.

  • Instructs the patient and family regarding the patient's diagnosis, testing, expected outcome and future prevention.

  • Evaluates the outcome of the treatment plan by reviewing diagnostic results with the patient through phone calls and return visits.

  • Performs total quality improvement processes and initiatives to achieve the Practice's mission.

  • Responsible for following departmental policies and procedures to assure service with proper risk management.

  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • This position requires a minimum formal education of Master Degree, State of CT RN and APRN or PA license, CT Controlled Substances and Federal DEA Registration

  • Willingness to work 8 hour shifts TBD between 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday.

  • Prior experience as APRN or PA preferred but new grads with some family medicine experience are welcome to apply.

At Nuvance Health, our priorities are to provide patients with personalized and attentive care, help patients manage chronic medical problems, and enable our patients to get and stay as healthy as possible. We have the ability to coordinate primary care and specialty care needs with the advanced diagnostic and treatment services available through our network.

For more information on job #2396, contact Amy Rosoff at amy.rosoff@nuvancehealth.org

About Nuvance Health

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Work for Us

Working for Nuvance Health, you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of other people. Our Department of Research and Innovation, focused on the field of molecular science and personalized medicine, ranks among our country's leading research organizations. Our Network offers many opportunities to grow your own skills and expertise we offer competitive pay.

WCHN and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law. We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.


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