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The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital with campuses in New Britain and Southington. The Hospital of Central Connecticut 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.

Job Summary Provide coverage for orthopedic, neurosurgical, and urologic services, including but not limited to 1st assisting in surgery, all perioperative care, fracture care including reduction and local blocks, joint relocations, casting, catheterization and catheter management, and wound care.

Schedule is a 6 week template that rotates each member of the team between 12 and 24 hour weekday shifts four of those weeks and a weekend 24 hour shift the other two. This allows for a significant amount of flexibility within the team to allow for minimal disruption in life outside of work.

Surgical Services at the Hospital of Central Connecticut includes a growing department that covers General, Thoracic, Vascular, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Urology, and robotic service lines. The team has an established record of excellence, with multiple training resources including a teaching environment that has been in existence for over 30 years. New graduates have a large group of established PAs as resources to support them to succeed.

Requirements include graduating from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program, Licensure for Physician Assistant in the State of Connecticut, Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and BLS

Preferred Requirements include 2+ years of working as a Physician Assistant, with orthopedic experience and OR experience. This should not dissuade new graduates to apply as we understand work ethic supersedes experience in certain situations.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of the candidate include the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills are required as our facilities are current with electronic medical records. Considerable knowledge of anatomy and physiology and surgical procedure within the subspecialties are expected to be acquired in an appropriate time span after new employment. Ability to work under pressure, often independently, with good interpersonal skills and an understanding that you are part of a team are essential.

We know what matters most when it comes to building a career you can be proud of. State of the art technology. Education. Quality. Coordinated patient care. And plenty of room to grow. You'll find all of these things within Hartford HealthCare, the largest, most comprehensive integrated health system in Connecticut. At Hartford HealthCare, clinical education and research are supported to bring the latest technology and discoveries, clinical excellence and innovation to the patient and community. And to provide physicians access to a wealth of expertise and resources. Hartford HealthCare aspires to be the next generation of integrated health systems, marked by strong patient focus, heightened efficiency, consistent quality performance and open, collaborative sharing of best practices. All of the partner organizations within Hartford HealthCare are united by this vision. Our partners include tertiary care and community hospitals, regional behavioral health centers, a statewide network of clinical laboratories, a large multispecialty physician practice, a regional home care system, comprehensive senior services, a rehabilitation network and more.