Job Details

Requisition Number 12-0290
Post Date 3/26/2014
Title Physician Assistant Surgical
City Derby
State CT
Work Hours Rotating
Days/Hours of Week Rotating Shifts
Description • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned, including management of pre-op and post-op surgical patients admitted to Griffin Hospital.
• Assists attending surgeons with surgical procedures in the operating room.
• Provides assistance with admission and discharge of patients on surgical services.
• Provides surgical consults as needed for patients admitted to non-surgical services and for patients in the Emergency Department.
• Performs minor procedures, including central line placement, chest tube placement, gastric tube placement, and wound care.
• Provides regular communication with attending surgeons, consulting physicians and nursing staff as needed regarding patient care.
• Fulfills requirements of Griffin Hospital Surgical Department and Medical Staff to maintain privileges.
Requirements • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
• Board Certification from the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
• Active Connecticut license and controlled substance registrations.
• Minimum of 1 year experience in general surgery of surgical subspecialty preferred.
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