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Physician Assistant - Surgical Services - Neuro, Ortho, Uro

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Days, nights, weekends and holidays

Excellence, Safety, Caring, Integrity….What do you value?  

Join us at Hartford HealthCare’s Hospital of Central Connecticut as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!


The Hospital of Central Connecticut 

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital which provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Backed by a talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.


Surgical Services


The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Surgical Services is a growing department which covers Neurology, Neurosurgery, Urology, Orthopedics, service lines. This team has an established record of excellence, with multiple training resources including Physician Assistant training program that has been in existence for over 25 years, and still retains the founding members. Newly graduated Advanced Practitioners or established will find the resources and support to succeed.


Surgical Physician Assistant Role Scope    

Provide coverage for orthopedic, neurosurgical, and urologic services, including but not limited to 1st assisting in surgery, all perioperative care, fracture care including reduction and local blocks, joint relocations, casting, catheterization and catheter management, and wound care.



Schedule is a 8 week template that rotates each member of the team between 13 and 27 hour weekday shifts four of those weeks and a weekend 27 hour shift the other two. This allows for a significant amount of flexibility within the team to allow for minimal disruption in life outside of work.


Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

At Hartford HealthCare newly graduated and experienced providers are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include: 

  • Extremely competitive salary
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • Team environment with robust staff: less responsibility for room turnover
  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Access to Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute
  • Innovative, scalable staffing models, including consistent surgical teams

About Hartford HealthCare


Hartford HealthCare is creating a better future for health care in Connecticut and beyond.  With six acute-care hospitals, the state’s oldest air-ambulance service, behavioral health and rehabilitation services, a large physician group and clinical integration organization, skilled-nursing and home health services, and a comprehensive range of services for seniors.  We have been named one of the best places to work in Connecticut, by CT Magazine. As such, we engage in meaningful alliances to provide access to the highest level of care for those we serve in our communities.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits, as well as a stimulating work environment that inspires excellence.


Apply today to learn more and speak with an Advanced Practice Recruiter!


Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant.
  •  2+ years of working as a Physician Assistant, with orthopedic experience and OR experience preferred. This should not dissuade new graduates to apply!
  • Considerable knowledge of anatomy and physiology; knowledge of the surgical procedures performed in the various surgical specialties and subspecialties and the supplies and equipment used in those specialties; knowledge AORN recommended practices and procedures. Knowledgeable in practices involved in patient care as it relates to different disciplines and disease states.
  • Knowledge of medications and their reactions and interactions; Counseling skills; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to work independently; ability to work under pressure.
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