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Physician Assistant – Orthopedics Clinical Manager

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MidState Medical Center


Meriden, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: M-F

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The Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute (COI) at MidState Medical Center is an orthopedic center providing the highest quality of orthopedic care to community. The COI, which is part of Hartford HealthCare, strives for a balance of career and lifestyle. We offer a stimulating work environment that inspires Excellence, Safety, Caring, and Integrity. Join us in our vision to be nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. The team covers in-patient joint reconstruction, spine, and acute fracture care.


Clinical Manager Role Scope

The orthopaedic clinical manager works in an inpatient setting providing both clinical support to a full service orthopedic department, and administrative / leadership support. The majority of the time will be within administration / management. Clinical responsibilities include OR first assist and pre / post-op management of patients within an inpatient hospital setting.  Administrative responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Coaching, mentoring, and performance management of APP’s
  • The department orthopedic subject matter expert for staff PA’s / NP’s  
  • Managing department APP scheduling
  • Leading team huddle’s
  • Facilitating hiring and on-boarding of new APP’s
  • Following and tracking lean metrics and KPI’s
  • Fostering relationships with local schools for PA clinical rotations
  • Operational planning
  • Managing orthopaedic clinical practices
  • Assuring standards of care are met throughout the continuum of care
  • Developing and implementing quality improvement initiatives
  • Clinical development and education of APP staff 


Schedule: M-F 40 hours. Additionally the Clinical Manager will be available to staff and leadership 24/7 as warranted.


Physician Assistants Enjoy

  • A PA led surgical team with no residents or fellows
  • A supportive team environment that is driven by excellence
  • Eligibility to be selected for Hartford HealthCare’s Provider Leadership Development Institute - a nine month program that provides advanced leadership skills and education to select providers practicing in the HHC system.
  • Competitive compensation including bonus potential
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • State of the art clinical and informatics technology.



  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Master’s program
  • Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant
  • 5+ years of Orthopedic experience required
  • Management / leadership experience highly preferred


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