Inpatient Surgical Physician Assistant
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Surgical Physician Assistant opportunity in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts—a member of Trinity Health Of New England, the region’s largest nonprofit health system—seeks a Physician Assistant to join our surgery team on a full-time days role as part of our Physician Assistant Surgical Services (PASS).
This exciting position is ideal for a self-motivated Physician Assistant who is knowledgeable in the aspects of General Surgery, and enjoys working within all of the surgical subspecialties. The duties would include coverage at our modern and conveniently located Medical Center. The ideal candidate would possess the current skills to evaluate surgical patients, interact with the Multidisciplinary Hospital Staff, and assist in all aspects of patient care. This would include ER evaluation, admission and pre- and post-operative management of in-patients for General Surgical Service, as well as first assisting with multiple surgical sub-specialties. DaVinci patient side assisting experience would be appreciated, but willing to train.
The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program who is eligible to be licensed to practice as a Certified Physician Assistant in Massachusetts. A current federal DEA and eligibility for Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration will be required. The candidate must have certification by NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants).
We would prefer previous experience in the acute care/surgical setting or completion of a Postgraduate Surgical Residency program, but this is not necessary. CPR Certification is recommended. There is no orthopedic work and no nights. While we prefer experienced candidates, we will consider new graduates.
Practicing in the Springfield, Massachusetts metropolitan area puts you in the heart of New England. This small city environment of 700,000 residents offers a tremendous selection of welcoming neighborhoods in which to live, excellent public and private schools and colleges, great restaurants, shopping, music, museums and historical areas. The central New England location puts you within a commutable distance from Hartford, Connecticut and in close proximity to New York City and Boston with easy access to dependable air and rail services.
Trinity Health Of New England is proud of its history of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers our advanced practitioners to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. If you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, you will thrive at Trinity Health Of New England.Apply now
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