Physician Assistant – Orthopedic Surgery Opportunity (Per Diem) - 2857 (23137706)
Saint Mary’s Hospital is seeking a certified and experienced Physician Assistant to join our in-house Orthopedic Surgery team on a per diem basis located in Waterbury, Connecticut.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a cohesive team of surgical Physician Assistants who work under the direction and supervision of orthopedic surgeons. This position is ideal for a self-motivated and experienced PA who wants to maximize their skill set.
The role includes coverage of elective and trauma orthopedic patients with ER and OR coverage, including the ability to evaluate surgical patients and communicate effectively with hospital staff. This position will require technical skills and knowledge to master first assisting in the orthopedics and at times cross covering first assisting in multiple surgical specialties. Orthopedic surgery first assist experience is required.
As part of Trinity Health Of New England—the region’s largest nonprofit health system—you will experience a culture of provider collaboration. Our practice model empowers physicians to work at their highest level, while allowing time for professional development and family life.
Trinity Health Of New England offers a competitive compensation for the right candidate.
ABOUT THE FACILITY
Saint Mary's Hospital is a 347-bed, acute care community teaching hospital serving Greater Waterbury, in Connecticut's central Naugatuck Valley, since 1909. Saint Mary's Hospital is part of Trinity Health Of New England, the region's largest health system. A designated Level II Trauma Center, Saint Mary's offers a robust residency training program and an award-winning cardiac and stroke care. It also houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was also the first to introduce the da Vinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown.
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.
Waterbury, Connecticut - Saint Mary’s Hospital is proud to call Waterbury, Connecticut, its home. The Greater Waterbury community is rich in culture and history, and offers great diversity in recreation, culture, housing and education. Beautiful homes in rural, suburban and urban locales abound. Situated in the northern corner of New Haven County, adjacent to Litchfield County, Waterbury is just 30 minutes from New Haven, Hartford and Danbury.
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 Contact Me button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.
Orthopedic surgery first assist experience is required.