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Surgical Physician Assistant

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Derby, Connecticut, United States
Posted:
July 19, 2018

Description:

"Physician Assistant to function as our Surgical PA. We are a 160-bed acute care community hospital serving more than 130,000 residents of the Lower Naugatuck Valley Region. We also serve as the flagship hospital for Planetree, an international leader in patient-centered care and has received national recognition for creating a healthcare facilities and an approach to patient care that is responsive to the needs of patients. Many healthcare organizations around the world send visitors to our facilities and incorporate its Planetree concepts into their healthcare models. A not-for-profit, tax-exempt subsidiary we are affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine, The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and accredited by The Joint Commission. We have more than 300 active and courtesy physicians who have admitting privileges. Job Description: Rotating work hours. 6 days/wk 6 hrs/day. Job Description: Under the direction of the Chairman of Surgery and with the guidance of the attending physician, practices within the guidelines set forth by the State of Connecticut. Surgical Physician Assistant duties include management of pre -op & post-op surgical patients on floors & ICU as well as admissions & consults. Cover the inpatient surgical service including general surgical patients as well as patients on the orthopedic, neurosurgery, bariatric, plastic surgery, urology, thoracic & colorectal services. Monitor and manage patients admitted to surgical services 24 hours a day, seven days a week on a rotating basis working 12 or 24 hour shifts. Provide first assist in the operating room for an exciting variety of surgical procedures. Independently perform procedures including chest tube and central line placements as well as wound-vac applications at the direction of the supervising physician. Provide surgical consults as needed in the emergency room. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have current NCCPA certification, active CT license, CT Controlled Substance and DEA registration. Surgical experience or completion of a surgical training program is strongly preferred.

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