Job ID: 290156697  |  Last Updated: 7/18/2023

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Critical Care Services

St. Vincent's Medical Center
Bridgeport, CT
Applicant Contact
Jennifer Straka
Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter
(860) 996-4441

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Benefits:

Market-leading compensation and benefits and generous paid time off
Paid CME time off plus CME budget, reimbursed professional licenses and dues
Enhanced Tuition Assistance and Higher Education Partnerships
Voluntary benefits include student loan programs, home, auto, renters insurance, identity theft protection, legal services, low-interest loans, pet insurance and more!
Employee discount programs and colleague assistance offering resources and information for personal and work-life issues
Family care benefits through including emergency back-up care benefit for children, adults and even pets!

Position Details:

Saint Vincent's Medical Center is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a strong, collaborative team of Critical Care Intensivists. The successful candidate will provide holistic, high quality care to critically ill patients admitted to the critical care unit. Working within a multidisciplinary care team, the advanced practitioner will provide day/night coverage.

With your comprehensive knowledge of acute / critical care conditions, diagnostics & treatments, you will be expected to diagnose, treat, and manage acute & chronic diseases, perform procedures, order and interpret diagnostic tests, speak to patients & families about their conditions, communicate effectively and collaborate with a variety of consultants.

Role: Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Location: 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, 06606

Setting: Inpatient, critical care intensivists

Schedule: Full-time (40 hours), days, nights, weekends, holidays.

Call schedule: No call

Hartford HealthCare supports Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in practice:

Dedicated support and voice for our for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants through the Office of Advanced Practice directed by Sarah Clark, MBA, MHS, PA-C, BSN, RN, System Director of Advanced Practice

Hartford HealthCare is one of the largest, non-profit, fully-integrated healthcare systems providing patient care in the state, allowing our providers to care for their patients no matter where they reside in Connecticut

With tools like EPIC, Hartford HealthCares state of the art clinical and informatics technology promotes improved patient outcomes, streamlined continuity of care and superior provider satisfaction

About St. Vincents Medical Center:

St. Vincents Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital that has been named Best Hospital in Fairfield County and in all of Western Connecticut for 2013 - 2014 by US News & World Report. We are the primary teaching hospital for the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. St. Vincents Medical Center was the first institution in the state to pioneer endovascular vein harvesting.

About Hartford HealthCare:

Honored as a Best Organizations for Leadership Development by the National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL)

Prestigiously named one of the Best Hospitals to Work for in Connecticut by the Becker's Hospital Review

Committed to continuous development through The Center for Education Stimulation & Innovation (CESI), our Provider Leadership Development Institute and a robust on demand learning platform including CME, special courses, learning series and tools and resources

Established Mentorship and Orientation programs specially designed for newly hired providers and providers new to practice

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Role Scope:

Under established guidelines and in collaboration and/or supervision with the practice physician(s), Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants perform routine physical examinations, and formulate medical, educational, and psychosocial plans to treat patients.

In consultation with the physician(s) and care team members, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants develop plans for further evaluation of health needs, e.g., referral to other health team members or specialists.

Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants provide appropriate treatment for problems within the scope of the providers practice as designated by protocols and identifies problems outside of their scope of practice and refers appropriately to physician.


Licensure: Unrestricted State of Connecticut Medical License (or eligible)
Training: Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Preferred Requirements:

Experience: 1+ years as an advanced practice provider in a critical care setting

Interested candidates please contact Jennifer Straka, Advanced Practice Recruiter, at or (860) 996-4441.

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