Position located at The Grimes Center
The primary function of Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Physician's Assistant working for NEMG YNH Geriatric Services is to provide comprehensive care to adult patients in long & short term care at the Grimes Center. The APRN/PA work in collaboration with attending physicians. Each APRN works with the M.D. to provide outstanding and coordinated medical care. The APRN/PA also participates in education of students and fellows. Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.
APRN: Graduation from an accredited APRN program required. Licensed APRN by the State of CT. Holds a valid Connecticut medical License. Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drub Enforcement Agenecy (DEA) Certification.
PA: Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program required. Certified a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants. Holds a valid Connecticut medical License. Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration and Federal Drug Enforcement Agenecy (DEA) Certification.
One (1) to three (3) years caring for patients preferred.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
MMR, Tdap and influenza vaccination are 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.