Physician Assistant – Surgery - Backus Hospital

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Facility: William W. Backus Hospital 
Address: 326 Washington Street 
Norwich, CT 06360 
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Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery 
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Physician Assistant – Surgery

 Physician Assistant – Surgery

Backus Hospital is a 213-bed Hospital in Norwich Connecticut with numerous off-site locations, over 300 expert physicians offering a wide range of healthcare services.  The Backus Hospital Emergency Department serves more than 60,000 people per year. This community hospital has been recognized by the American College of Radiology, American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer, College of American Pathologists, Joint Commission, American College of Surgeons, and The National Accreditation of Breast Centers.

 

Enjoy career within a growing collaborative surgical team of 9 surgical Physician Assistants. This team takes tremendous pride in a family like atmosphere filled with both new graduates and seasoned veterans. Members of this Surgical Physician Assistant team have autonomy while caring for complex patients and hands on experience with surgical specialties including:

 

General, Plastics, Trauma, Colorectal, Genitourinary, Orthopedics, Gynecological, Urology, and More!  

  • Full-time schedule is 40hrs/week from 6:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., with the option of taking call from home, or from an amenity filled suite within the hospital.
  • The team works in the Operating Room with floor coverage for multiple specialties.
  • This service is growing to offer 24/7 coverage which opens up avenues for career advancement opportunities.
  • Market competitive benefits, compensation, retirement and more.
  • New graduates welcomed with training, mentorship, and extended on-boarding!
 
Advance Practitioner Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

Education: 
Graduation from an ARC -PA accredited Physician Assistant Program 

Experience
License and Certification: 
Licensure for Physician Assistant in the State of Connecticut: Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants preferred. BLS and ACLS Required. TNCC preferred. New Grads must possess a temporary permit and are subject to the applicable provisions of CT State law. 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS  
Experience: 
3+ years working as a Physician’s Assistant, First Assistant in the OR preferred. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use). 
Considerable knowledge of anatomy and physiology; knowledge of the surgical procedures performed in the various surgical specialties and subspecialties and the supplies and equipment used in those specialties. Knowledgeable in practices involved in patient care as it relates to different disciplines and disease states. Knowledge of medications and their reactions and interactions; Counseling skills; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to work independently; ability to work under pressure; 

PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING

Good problem solving and/or decision making skills. Ability to make independent decisions. Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times. 

Backus Hospital


Backus Hospital is a modern and progressive 213-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital that provides state-of-the-art comprehensive medical services, personalized attention and care to residents of its 22-town service area in Eastern Connecticut.

Backus is also a Partner in Hartford HealthCare - the largest, most comprehensive, integrated health system in Connecticut.

New physicians are welcomed by a truly sophisticated, personable and supportive medical community comprised of 300 expert physicians.

 

About Norwich, CT

Backus Hospital is located in historic Norwich, a city within Connecticut’s “Last Green Valley” where we experience the best of all four seasons. We also take advantage of excellent schools, recreational, cultural and sporting activities and a wide range of reasonably priced housing - all while being close to Hartford, Providence, Boston and New York City.

Contact Information
Contact: Jonathon Palmieri 
Phone: 860-249-6951
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