Physician Assistant- Surgery

Bridgeport, CT
Mar 22, 2019


Job Description

Position located at Bridgeport Hospital

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.


Physician assistant will participate in emergent, operative, inpatient and outpatient care of all patients managed by surgeons at Bridgeport Hospital.

1. Manages inpatient and outpatient patients.
2. Assists in pre-operative ,operative and post operative care of all surgeons at Bridgeport Hospital.
3. Participates in night and weekend coverage as approved by Dept. Chair.
4. Contributes to patient satisfaction with Physician services to remain at or above 50% for the surgeon.
5. Maintains employee satisfaction with surgical services at or above 60%

Other information:

PA-C with extra training or experience in surgery

Minimum two years experience working in hospital or orthopedic office set up.

Ability to evaluate, initiate treatment and communicate with surgeon on emergent care issues related to patients

Reports clinically to surgeon in charge of the particular patient being evaluated and administratively to the Chair, Dept. of Surgery.

MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds. The specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.


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Job Info

Job: 5062

Department: Surgery PAs
Category: Advanced Practice
Status: Full Time
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 40.00

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