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Physician Assistant – Neurosurgery

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 4 10's between M-F

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Ayer Neuroscience Institute

More than fifty million Americans will experience a disorder of the brain or nervous system this year. Common disorders include stroke, brain tumors, memory disorders, sleep disorders, movement disorders, chronic headaches, spinal cord injuries, severe back and neck pain, seizures, and Parkinson’s disease. The Neuroscience Center offers a unique integration between neurology, neuroscience and neurosurgery, to give patients a comprehensive approach to treating and/or managing their symptoms and living a healthier, more balanced life. We offer an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to care, coupled with state-of-the-art technology and techniques that enable you to provide every patient the best possible outcome.


Physician Assistant Role Scope   

The physician assistant will practice in both inpatient and outpatient settings at Hartford Hospital providing care to cranial and spine patients in addition to patients for the newly created Head Injury Program. Outpatient responsibilities include assisting with seeing new patients, follow up patients, and post-operative patients. Inpatient responsibilities include OR first assist, and managing patients post operatively on the floor. This is an opportunity to work autonomously, but collaboratively with a leading Neurosurgeon and team of Physician Assistants, while still enjoying the hours of a day time position.


Physician Assistants Enjoy

  • Consistent OR time
  • A family style office culture with supportive collaborating physicians who enjoy teaching
  • 4 10’s between M-F with no call
  • The opportunity to participate in grand rounds, journal club, and case conferences
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute 


Physician Assistant Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Master’s program
  • Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant
  • Neurosurgery, spine, or orthopedic experience as a PA preferred  


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