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Physician Assistant - Surgical Fellowship

Requisition ID:

23165919

Business Unit:

Backus Hospital

Location:

Norwich, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

Fellowship Details:

Hartford Healthcare is seeking new graduate and experienced physician assistants to join our robust Post Graduate Clinical Fellowship in Surgery for Physician Assistants. During this 13-month fellowship, the APP will rotate through surgical departments at Backus, the Hospital of Central Connecticut and Hartford Hospital, working in general surgery, trauma, thoracic, vascular, colorectal, and SICU. In the last rotation, the APP will return to Backus to orient the following year’s fellowship physician assistants. With this unique opportunity, the APP will gain intensive, well-rounded clinical experience and training in numerous procedures and specialties.

 

Role: Physician Assistant

Location:  Hartford, Norwich, New Britain

Setting: Inpatient, surgical subspecialties

Schedule:  Full-time, days, nights, weekends, holidays.

Call schedule: No call

 

Physician Assistant Benefits:

  • Market-leading compensation and benefits  
  • Reimbursed professional licenses and dues
  • Voluntary benefits include student loan programs, home, auto, renter’s 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 Care.com including emergency back-up care benefit for children, adults and even pets!

 

Hartford HealthCare supports Physician Assistants in practice:

·       Dedicated support and voice for our for 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 HealthCare’s state of the art clinical and informatics technology promotes improved patient outcomes, streamlined continuity of care and superior provider satisfaction

 

About Our Hospitals:

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. The Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Center which provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world.

Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut for almost 120 years. Backus is home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and is the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. The Hospital delivers and coordinates a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of its communities.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut and MidState are acute-care community teaching hospitals with campuses in New Britain, Southington, and Meriden. While Advance Practice Practitioners and residents work collaboratively, each runs a separate surgical service. With Level III Trauma designation, the referral base of the THOCC has expanded, so has patient volume and acuity.

 

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

Physician Assistants Role Scope:

Under established guidelines and in collaboration and/or supervision with the practice physician(s), 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, Physician Assistants develop plans for further evaluation of health needs, e.g., referral to other health team members or specialists.

Physician Assistants provide appropriate treatment for problems within the scope of the provider’s practice as designated by protocols and identifies problems outside of their scope of practice and refers appropriately to physician.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Licensure: Unrestricted State of Connecticut Medical License (or eligible)
  • Training: Physician Assistant
  • Experience: New grads welcome to apply!

 

Program Start Dates:

·       October 2024

Application Deadline:

·       March 1, 2024 or until positions have been filled

Application Requirements

·       One page statement of interest in post graduate training

·       BLS/ACLS certifications

·       Unofficial graduate (PA school) transcript

Additional Requirements

·       Letters of Recommendation one from each of the following

o   Program Director

o   Faculty

o   Physician or Physician Assistant

 

 

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

 
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