Job ID: 290156591  |  Last Updated: 7/17/2023

APP Critical Care Liaison

Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT
Applicant Contact
Andrew Serven
Provider Recruitment Sourcing Specialist

Job Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 16
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: shift may vary based on coverage needs

This position is located at Hartford Hospital

The role of the APP Critical Care Liason includes:

Responsible for the early identification and management of patients at risk for deterioration on the medicine/cardiology units: CB2, 3, 4, 5, Bliss7E, N12, C12, N10. Makes recommendations regarding escalation to the Critical Care and step down areas. Serves as resource to primary service and nursing floor staff and liaison to intensivists. Provides clinical expertise in critical care to floor level patients. Responsible for education of floor providers/nursing and quality oversight of service.

Responsible for utilizing NEWS/epic deterioration index to identify those pts on the floors that require early intervention; round on those patients, touch base with nursing and primary team as indicated.
Provides clinical care when certain thresholds are met on NEWS or epic index; or will be brought into case by ICU RN who needs orders or a 2nd opinion.
Serves as a resource in the discussion with primary team, intervention/management for those patients found to be at risk for deterioration.
Triages urgency of care escalation and works with the CLC to prioritize step down and ICU beds.
Serves as the Liaison with intensivist when need urgent input/intervention is indicated.
Manages patients on floor that need a higher level of care until bed becomes available.
Focuses on Quality structure by reviewing cases not transferred that have an adverse event; cases that transferred urgently that have deteriorated in ICU or SD. Makes recommendations such as earlier interventions, etc.
Our benefits include:
Matching 401k; tiered medical, dental, and vision plans
Generous Paid-Time Off
Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice


Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
Completion of Approved Nurse Practitioner Program as appropriate for specialty.
Minimum 10 years advanced practice experience in acute care or in specialty area. Minimum 5 years of supervising Advanced Practitioners.

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