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Job Schedule: Per Diem

Standard Hours: 1

Job Shift: Shift 1

Shift Details: Mon-Wed, & Fri-Sun

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.

About Hartford HealthCare (HHC):

HHC employs more than 2,500 providers in over 400 practice locations throughout Connecticut with 7 acute care hospitals, one of the largest academic and surgical hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest, physician-led, multi-specialty medical groups in New England.

We support your development and wellbeing through the respected Hartford HealthCare’s Office of Advanced Practice – an internal organization committed to the growth and development of our Advanced Practitioners, and the groundbreaking Office of Provider Wellness

All of this means MORE OPPORTUNITY to propel your career to new heights within a deeply embedded culture of inclusion, innovation, and focus on the highest quality of care. We are a collegial group of teachers, researchers, innovators, and, most of all, caregivers.

About the Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute

The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute brings together cardiac care specialists – increasing collaboration and care coordination – all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and providers, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology. The award-winning Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in advancing cardiac care, offering heart disease prevention, treatment, surgery, and research. We received “top performer” recognition by the Joint Commission for performance on evidence-based care processes for the treatment of heart attack, and were recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines – Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award winner in 2016.

Physician Assistant Role The Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute is seeking a dynamic and dedicated operating room Physician Assistant to join the busy and growing Department of Cardiac Surgery. Under the direction of a cardiothoracic surgeon, the physician assistant is responsible for performing a variety of duties. These duties include, but are not limited to: first assisting cardiovascular surgical procedures, endoscopic vessel harvesting, preoperative history and physical examination, postoperative care in an outpatient clinical setting and patient education.

Schedule: PER DIEM

Physician Assistant 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 hourly pay
  • 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

Qualifications

Physician Assistant Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Master’s program
  • 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.
  • 2+ years’ experience in cardiovascular surgery required
  • First assistant experience, including endoscopic vein harvesting skills preferred

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.