Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Manchester, CT

Full Time

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – Manchester, CT

To our prospective clinical teammates,

I serve as medical director for the hospitalist team at Manchester Memorial Hospital, situated in Manchester, Connecticut, just a 20-minute drive from Hartford. We take immense pride in the hospital medicine practice we’ve cultivated and warmly welcome advanced practice providers (APPs) who are considering a career change to explore what we have to offer.

Our commitment to people, practice, and purpose has created an environment where nurse practitioners and physician assistants thrive. I hope this overview will be helpful as you contemplate your options.

People
  • We’re a tightly knit and highly skilled team consisting of eight physicians and two advanced practice providers (APPs). Our collaborative efforts extend beyond medical duties to foster a supportive work environment for the benefit of our patients.
  • The diversity within our team is a source of strength. Our clinicians hail from varied geographic, educational, and training backgrounds, and we value social interaction both within and outside of work.
  • Active involvement in hospital committees is common among the team, solidifying our relationships with specialists and receiving strong support from our hospital’s leadership.
  • Our site coordinator plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy work-life balance, and our spacious, dedicated workspace ensures a quiet and efficient environment for documentation.
  • A clinical performance nurse enhances the patient care experience.
  • Our practice is located in the vibrant and diverse community of Manchester, offering excellent schools, renowned universities, and access to top-tier tertiary care. We’re in close proximity to New York, Boston, Connecticut, and the Rhode Island shoreline.
Practice
  • Our hospital is a closed ICU with Sound Physicians intensivists. We’re actively seeking board-certified APPs with hospitalist experience or training, and we welcome nurse practitioners (acute care only) and physician assistants to apply.
  • Our responsibilities encompass rounds, admissions, discharges, and daily multidisciplinary rounds. Whenever possible, we engage in geographic rounding.
  • As part of our hospitalist team, you’ll actively participate in the rapid response and code team. We’re all certified in basic life support and advanced cardiovascular life support. Our Sound intensivist team seamlessly takes over code management upon arrival.
  • Our team convenes twice a month over lunch to discuss team matters and stay updated on Sound and hospital developments. We also organize monthly education days to deepen our understanding of other hospital departments.
  • Our primary scheduling format follows a week on/week off pattern.
  • We use Meditech for electronic health records and have access to our internal informatics platform.
  • Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance, long- and short-term disability, a 401k plan with a matching program, paid medical malpractice and tail coverage, and an annual CME allowance. And we offer a Path to Partnership track to help you secure your future.
  • Our team enjoys a good retention rate, and we collaborate seamlessly to ensure adequate coverage for colleagues’ time off.
Purpose
  • Our unwavering commitment is to prioritize the well-being of our patients above all else.
  • My decision to join Sound was fueled by a desire for career growth as well as the organization’s reputation for its commitment to high-quality, efficient medical practices.
  • We endorse and support personal and professional growth within our hospital medicine practice, offering opportunities for local growth and broader engagement within the national medical group.

If you’d like to delve deeper into this opportunity, please reach out to our recruitment partner, who will gladly help you connect with me.

Sincerely,

Dr. Alexandra Zacchera
Hospitalist Medical Director

Tagged as: Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant