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Physician Assistant - Headache Medicine - West Hartford

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists


West Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: monday-friday

Work where every moment matters.


Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.


The Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Headache Center is dedicated to excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of people with headache disorders, to advancing current knowledge of headache through research and to moving scientific advances into clinical practice. We aspire to help our patients minimize their pain and optimize their ability to function in a patient-centered environment.


Physician Assistant Role Scope  

  • Receive 6-9 months of intensive medical training from the headache medical director and other headache specialists in the evaluation and treatment of headache sufferers
  • Gain expertise in prescribing medications used for the preventive and acute treatment of all headache types
  • Become skilled in performing peripheral nerve blocks, Botox, and trigger point injections, as well ordering and administering office-based infusion therapies for intractable headache cases
  • Independently provide care to headache sufferers utilizing a tailored approach which combines pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies
  • Utilize the telemedicine program to evaluate and care for patients who live remotely through virtual visits 
  • Commitment to excellence in patient care and teaching headache fellows, neurology residents, medical students, and other advanced practitioners
  • Assist in case reviews in addition to preparing and presenting lectures  


Physician Assistant 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: 

  • Un-paralleled training and experience collaborating with a national leader in headache medicine
  • Competitive compensation
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 
  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute


Physician Assistant Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant
  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant
  • Neurology experience as an PA preferred
  • A strong desire to learn headache medicine   


We take great care of careers.


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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