Nuvance Health is seeking an
experienced full-time Surgical Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner
to join our long established teaching Surgical PA Residency program and growing Surgical Advanced Practitioner Service at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norwalk Hospital is located about 50 miles outside of New York City in lower Fairfield County Connecticut. This is a great opportunity to have an active role supervising our Surgical Residents and work on the floors. Physician Assistant candidates can also assist in the OR across a wide range of surgical sub-specialties.
This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Practice. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits as well as allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses.
This position includes overnight and weekend in house call.
Surgical service coverage includes general surgery in addition to Thoracic, Vascular, Urology, Colorectal, Bariatrics, Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gynecological surgery, and the SICU. Specific responsibilities include:
- History and physical examinations
- Pre- and post-operative care of patients
- Active participation on the trauma team
- Participation in the education and hands-on training of PA residents and PA students and medical students during surgical rotations at Norwalk Hospital
- OR assisting (Physician Assistant only)
Norwalk Hospital, a Level II Trauma Center, is accredited as a Stroke Center and certified to provide Emergency Angioplasty for heart attack.
Established in 1893, Norwalk Hospital is a 366 bed, not-for-profit community hospital providing Fairfield and Westchester County residents convenient access to exceptional care, close to home. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with Yale University School of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, American University of the Caribbean and Ross University School of Medicine.
Graduate of an approved PA Program and a post-graduate training program in surgery or at least one year surgical or equivalent work experience or
a minimum formal education of Master Degree (APRN, MSN, DNP, FNP or AGNP) Nurse Practitioner with previous inpatient experience with surgical patients.
Knowledge of surgical critical care, preferred.
Current Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or Board Certified Nurse Practitioner.
Physician Assistant licensure or Connecticut
State of CT RN and APRN license.
CT State Controlled Substance and Federal DEA Registration.
ATLS, ACLS & BLS certification are required. ATLS training will be scheduled as necessary.
Ability to work 40 control hours. Hours are 7:30 am – 4 pm Monday – Friday plus availability for overnight and weekend in house call
Astride a hill with a commanding view of the Long Island Sound, Norwalk Hospital serves a varied and attractive region of Southern Connecticut. The hospital is just minutes from beautiful places to hike, swim, sail or just walk along the beach. Connecticut Magazine recently named South Norwalk as the “hottest” nightspot between Boston and New York City, with a plethora of theater groups and restaurants to choose from. New York City is easily accessible by car or train.
Norwalk Hospital is now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.
For more information on position # 4458, contact Amy Rosoff at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
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