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Formore than 75 years, Windham Hospital has treated patients with the latesthigh-tech equipment, operated by some of the most skilled and compassionatemedical professionals available. The hospital seeks to meet the totalhealthcare needs of people from throughout Northeastern Connecticut. Windham'sstaff members are proud to live and work in this area, and are committed toproviding quality healthcare to their community.
Admitting HospitalistRole Scope
The advanced practitioner admittinghospitalist assists in the department of Hospital Medicine to provide directmedical care to patients requiring hospitalization. They chart medical history,assess health status, diagnose any potential issues, and work with physiciansand other health professionals to providehigh-quality care. Admitting hospitalists receive referrals foradmission from the ED and perform H Ps and write admitting orders for most ofthe admissions, except for CCU (critical care unit) patients. He/she would givea verbal sign out to the accepting Hospitalist before leaving, helping todistribute the admissions by unit based guidelines. He/she could also, withagreement from the accepting hospitalist, write brief "holding orders" andleave the full H P and evaluation to the accepting hospitalist, or distributeadmissions to other hospitalists if unable to fully evaluate all of thereferred admissions. Additional responsibilities may include procedures such ascentral lines and paracentesis/thoracentesis.
Shift: Per Diem
At Hartford HealthCare newlygraduated and experienced providers are provided with the support andmentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and proceduraltraining. Our benefits include:
Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship
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 Connecticut
Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant or National Board Certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse through AACN or ANCC.
Preferably two years of experience as hospitalist and/or previous extensive experience as Nurse or PA in an inpatient setting.
Preferably two years of experience as an advanced practitioner within both surgical and medical settings
Strong clinical acumen, the ability to adapt quickly and help develop best practices in this position, and to get along well with ED and Hospitalist providers.
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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