PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT OR NURSE PRACTITIONER
BRIDGEPORT & MILFORD HOSPITAL
Schedule: 12 hr shifts, Days/Nights
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner (APRN) within the Medical ICU will join a team of established advanced practitioners and physicians who cover the Medical ICU. Advanced Practitioners enjoy using their extensive knowledge to provide patient care for the complex critically ill patients requiring multiple technologies and advanced life support. Advanced Practitioners will practice in a collaborative environment with attending physicians, fellows and other highly skilled members of the healthcare team.
Nurse Practitioners (APRN) positions require National certification in Advanced Practice, MSN, and current CT Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (APRN) certification. Physician Assistants (PA) positions require current CT Physician Assistants (PA) License and Board certification or eligible. All disciplines require the demonstrated ability to positively interact with medical and nursing staff.
2 years of Advanced Provider Experience preferred but not required
Critical Care & Pulmonology experience preferred but not required.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.