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Physician Assistant - Thoracic Surgery / Thoracic Bridgeport

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: monday-friday

Physician Assistant – Thoracic Surgery

Hartford HealthCare’s Thoracic Surgery team has an opportunity for a Physician Assistant to join a supportive team of PA’s and physicians in their expanding thoracic surgery line in Connecticut.

This position is located at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.

The role of the surgical Physician Assistant includes:

  • Clinical and administrative duties.
  • Seeing outpatients in consultation, post operatively, and in follow up as well as rounding on inpatients.
  • Managing new patient referrals, the lung cancer screening program, and the development of the incidental lung nodule program.
  • Be the face of the practice and build relationships with patients as well as provider referral networks.
  • Assist top tier surgeons in the operating room.
  • Outpatient, inpatient, and operating room settings.
  • Monday through Friday schedule.

If you are a Certified Physician Assistant licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut, we would like to speak with you.  Cancer related surgical experience is preferred.

About Hartford HealthCare’s Cardiothoracic service:

Is equipped with the latest techniques for treating benign and malignant conditions of the lung, chest wall, and esophagus.

Offers minimally invasive techniques for lung cancer maximizing patient comfort and minimizes hospital stays.

Super-dimension navigational bronchoscopy using GPS technology.

Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) to sample lymph nodes in the center of the chest without the need for incisions. We are also committed to providing compassionate care for every stage of esophageal cancer.

HHC is one of the few centers in the region with expertise in minimally-invasive esophagectomy (MIE).

Our benefits include:

• Support and mentorship to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training A comprehensive on-boarding program

• Matching 401k; tiered medical, dental, and vision plans

• Access to a 24,000 sq. ft. Education and Simulation center

• Robust research -access to the MSK clinical trials and clinical expertise

• Generous Paid-Time Off

• Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice

 Our location:

Located just 60 minutes from New York City, you and your family can live in the heart of New England’s most stunning and desirable communities, offering nationally acclaimed schools and exciting year-round recreation. Live at the shore or in vibrant urban and suburban communities.



Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • Certified Physician Assistant licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Connecticut
  •  Cancer related surgical experience is preferred.
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