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Hospital for Special Surgery and Stamford Hospital have entered into a unique collaboration to create the premier center for advanced orthopedics in New England. The collaboration includes dedicated orthopedics spaces, including three inpatient operating rooms (expanding soon to 4) with related pre-operative and recovery space and 19 inpatient beds in the Stamford Health Hospital tower, with the opportunity for expansion.

The PA will serve as 1st assist in the Operating Room and is responsible for post-operative management and holding area pre-operative assessments in Ambulatory and Inpatient settings.

Per Diem: 2-3 shifts per month; available shifts: 6a-4;30p, 7a-5;30p, 8a-6:30p

1) Successful completion of two year Physician Assistant training program from an accredited institution

2) Active Connecticut PA license and NCCPA certification required

3) Minimum of one year prior experience strongly preferred; preferably in orthopedics or orthopedic rotation

4) Operating Room experience highly preferred

5) BLS required; ACLS and PALS desirable

About Stamford Health
Stamford Health is a non-profit independent healthcare system with more than 3,500 employees committed to compassionately caring for the community and offering a wide-range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families can rely on comprehensive person-centered care through the system’s 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 30 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation. Stamford Health is also a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dedicated to being the community’s most trusted healthcare partner, Stamford Health puts patients first to build long-lasting relationships.

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Why work for Stamford Health?
Stamford Health offers an extremely competitive salary with generous shift differentials where appropriate.
Our Total Rewards Program is ranked as one of the highest satisfiers based on our employee engagement surveys.
With over 100 transfers and promotions each year for the past 5 years, Stamford Health is a place for you to grow and develop your career. Many departments from Nursing to Information Systems and Rehabilitation have Career Ladder programs that foster career development.

Whether employees choose to live in the greater Stamford, CT area or commute from New York or Fairfield, we offer free convenient parking and free transportation from the Stamford train stations.
Our collaborative with Hospital for Special Surgery, and the Dana Farber Brigham and Women’s Cancer Care Collaborative, connect us directly with world class expertise, research, resources and technology to put us at the forefront of patient care.
We have a robust Professional Development and Organization Development program that provides both clinical and non-clinical staff with the opportunity to develop and grow professionally.

For organizational leaders, we offer a comprehensive two-day New Manager Orientation four times per year. Our program designed specifically for Stamford Health will help prepare today’s and tomorrow’s leaders for success with an innovative curriculum based on best practices. It will also enhance the skills of our leaders that bring their fresh leadership perspective from other organizations.