APRN or PA - Inpatient Management Team, St. Mary's Hospital

Recruiter
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Location
Waterbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 19, 2017
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Requisition #6338 Physician Assistant (PA) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Location: Waterbury, CT

Full Time Shift: Rotation

Inpatient Medical Surgical Service Dept:

* This position is located in our new 12 bed satellite unit, Connecticut Children's Waterbury, is located at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury and is staffed by physicians from our own Inpatient Management Team.

* The 147 bed (135 in Hartford and 12 in Waterbury) inpatient service is a general medical and surgical service, capable of supporting step-down level acuity with flexible nurse to patient ratios and sophisticated cardio-respiratory monitoring. The inpatient units at the Hartford campus of Connecticut Children's are located on MS 6, 7, and 8 and are supported by a broad range of pediatric subspecialties as well by services such as Child Life and the Family Support Program.
* All of the units at the Hartford campus are staffed 24/7 by on-site physicians in residency training with close oversight by attending faculty. The eighth floor provides specialized care for our hematology/oncology service, as well as for general pediatric inpatients. Each room is a single with its own shower/bath, providing the parent rooming-in capability. The Inpatient Management Team is available to admit and provide care to general pediatric patients whose community pediatricians do not admit to Connecticut Children's Medical Center. In addition, these faculty members provide consultative services for complex patients on both the medical and surgical services when needed

The Medical/Hospital PA or APRN is accountable for delivering comprehensive, high quality inpatient care, according to standards of best practice for children from birth through young adulthood. This is a great opportunity as you will work closely with both Connecticut Children's Medical Center physicians in pediatrics and St Mary's Hospital neonatologists in the NICU.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Under the responsibility of the supervising physician, you will provide care to hospitalized pediatric patients in the following areas and Patients will include premature neonates up to 18 years of age:

* Pediatric floor
* Neonates in the Level 2 Neonatal ICU
* Attend high risk deliveries
* Perform pediatric procedures in other areas of the hospital as needed

* Prior pediatric experience or completion of a pediatric elective preferred.
* Requires Physician Assistant OR Advanced Practice Register Nurse

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