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Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery / Neurosurgical

Hartford HealthCare Meriden, CT Full-Time
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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Primarily working Monday-Friday 7AM-5PM

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Hartford HealthCare Medical Group consists of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between.  This physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties. Hartford Hospital, an affiliate of Hartford HealthCare, is the second largest surgical hospital in New England with 40 ORs, 5 robots, and over 30,000 operations per year including 1,600 in Neurosurgery.

Physician Assistant Role Scope   

Advanced Practitioner responsibilities include developing this busy neurosurgery specialty office to provide excellence in patient care in conjunction with the Surgeon’s operating room based services. This is an opportunity to work autonomously, but collaboratively with a leading Neurosurgical Surgeon and team of Advanced Practitioners, while still enjoying the hours and patient contact of an office practice.

About the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute

Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s most comprehensive health care network, including a tertiary-care teaching hospital and level one trauma center, five community-based acute-care hospitals, an extensive behavioral health network, large multi-specialty physician group, regional home care system, an array of senior care services, and a vast rehabilitation network.   The Ayer Neuroscience Institute brings together a highly specialized and dedicated team with the skills, expertise and knowledge to deliver the most advanced neurological and neurosurgical care to patients.  These experts come together to offer comprehensive care for epilepsy, stroke, movement disorders, headache, spinal conditions,  hearing and balance problems, sleep disorders, neuromuscular disease, pain, neuro-oncology, memory care, neuroimmunology, and sports neurology.

Responsibilities Include

  • Advanced Practitioners will assist with seeing new patients, follow up patients, and post-operative patients in both our Meriden and Plainville locations. They will also provide inpatient support by rounding on our surgical patients at Hartford Hospital post-surgery and assisting our surgeons in the OR at Midstate Medical Center.

  • Communicating with patients and families

  • Working with conjunction of triage nurse to triage incoming clinical calls and post-operative calls as well as incoming referrals.

  • Help busy practice with paperwork, entering orders, and coordinating appropriate referrals

  • If the need arises, may be asked to cover other Neurosurgery practices within the HHC System

Neurosurgery Physician Assistant Practitioners 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: 

  • Extremely competitive salary

  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 

  • Generous Paid-Time Off

  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Team environment with robust staff: less responsibility for room turnover

  • Proven and effective onboarding with supportive ongoing mentorship 

  • Access to Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice - an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners

  • Leadership development opportunities through Hartford HealthCare’s Professional Leadership Development Institute 


Advanced Practitioner Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant

  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as a Physician Assistant in the state of Connecticut

  • Certification or eligible to be certified as a Physician Assistant.

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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