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Physician Assistant - Ortho

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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: Various shifts

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network as a Visiting Registered Nurse. 


St. Vincent’s Medical Center is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.  Located in Bridgeport, St. Vincent’s has more than 3,200 employees and includes a 473-bed community hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport and special needs services for adults and children. 

Staffed by renowned orthopedic specialists, The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute provides an exceptional patient experience – delivering world-class care with the highest safety and quality.  The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute’s Physician Assistant team is a growing department that covers inpatient joint reconstruction, spine, podiatry and acute fracture care.

Job Description

  • First and/or Second assist in the Operating Room.
  • Provides pre-operative and post-operative care to patients.
  • Documents patient encounters, including but not limited to:  admissions, brief operative, progress, event, procedure and discharge notes.
  • Enters, reviews and updates orders.
  • Collaborates as part of a multidisciplinary team to facilitate safe and appropriate patient disposition.


  • Board certified or eligible within 6 months of hire (NCCPA).
  • Current or eligible CT PA license.
  • Two years of PA experience with at least one year in surgery preferred.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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