Physician Assistant - Surgical Opportunity - 2622 (22996994)
Trinity Health Of New England – the region’s largest nonprofit health system – and Mercy Medical Center are seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to join our surgery team on a Per Diem basis as part of our Physician Assistant Surgical Services (PASS) located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
This exciting position is ideal for a self-motivated Physician Assistant who is knowledgeable in the aspects of General Surgery and enjoys working within all of the surgical subspecialties. The duties would include day and night coverage at our modern and conveniently located Medical Center. The ideal candidate would possess the current skills to evaluate surgical patients, interact with the multidisciplinary hospital staff, and assist in all aspects of patient care. This would include ER evaluation, admission and pre- and post-operative management of in-patients for General Surgical Service, as well as first assisting in the operating room.
The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program who is eligible to be licensed to practice as a Certified Physician Assistant in Massachusetts. A current federal DEA and eligibility for Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration will be required. The candidate must have certification by NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants). The successful candidate should have experience in the acute care/surgical setting or completion of a Postgraduate Surgical Residency program. CPR Certification is recommended.
Trinity Health Of New England is proud of its history of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers our advanced practitioners to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life. If you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, you will thrive at Trinity Health Of New England.
Trinity Health Of New England and Mercy Medical Center offer a competitive compensation and benefits plan.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Mercy Medical Center is a 251-bed, acute care medical surgical hospital located in Springfield, Massachusetts and is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. Providing a wide range of inpatient and ambulatory care services, Mercy Medical Center gives patients big-city medical expertise in an intimate, hometown setting. In fact, in 2016, Mercy Medical Center’s Care Connect initiative received a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Hospital Association. This patient-centered care delivery model focuses on transitions in care, quality and service improvement as well as hospital and facility-wide coordination, which results in shorter lengths of stay. Mercy has a long-standing commitment to delivering the safest, highest-quality health care.
Trinity Health Of New England is just beginning its story. Formed in 2015, the regional ministry's roots date back more than 100 years. The region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit Catholic health system is a strategic partnership that includes Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut; and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Trinity Health Of New England serves a population of 3 million people with a singular patient focus: providing the best possible care, for the best possible outcomes. Focused on provider collaboration and rapidly growing, there are over 13,000 physicians, advanced practitioners and caregivers who, like you, put their patients above all else. This duality of progressive caregiving, combined with a deep commitment to meeting the needs of the most underserved in our communities, is a formula that resonates deeply with the legacies of our clinical partners in this region.
Trinity Health Of New England’s collaborative practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level—and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it’s time to join Trinity Health Of New England.
As a member of Trinity Health, based in Livonia, Michigan, one of the nation's largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems, Trinity Health Of New England is uniquely positioned to advance health care through alliances with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, and through its own research institutions dedicated to the development of primary care, new treatments for cancer and MS, and much more.
Springfield, Massachusetts sits on the Connecticut River, and its metro-area population is approximately 700,000. The city is home to major employers, including MassMutual Insurance, Smith & Wesson and General Dynamics, and also boasts many museums, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, its own zoo and symphony hall, and the iconic Forest Park Historic District. Rural, suburban and urban locales offer a variety of residential options, including 17 neighborhoods, such as South End, known for its rich Italian heritage, and Forest Park Heights, featuring more than 600 Victorian Painted Lady mansions. There’s an excellent selection of private and public schools, as well as colleges, including Mount Holyoke, Smith and Amherst.
ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.
At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed].
If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the I'm Interested button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.