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Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery Inpatient

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Through our affiliation with the highly-ranked our patients benefit from even more access to the latest medical treatments, advanced research and innovation. Come Join Connecticut's Leading Healthcare System. Yale New Haven Health, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut, is inviting internal medicine-trained physicians to join an expanding established primary care practices.Yale New Haven Health includes Yale New Haven, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospitals; several specialty networks; and Northeast Medical Group (NEMG) a physician-led multispecialty group. NEMG is a not-for-profit multispecialty medical foundation established in 2010. Because we are part of Yale New Haven Health, our patients have access to all the resources of one of the country's leading health systems, including our affiliated hospitals where Northeast Medical Group physicians also care for patients:This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding advanced practice neurosurgery team. The Position:

  • Makes daily rounds on neurosurgical patients on the floors and in the ICU
  • Evaluation of pre and postoperative neurosurgical patients and implements appropriate management
  • Interprets laboratory and diagnostic test results
  • Documents daily notes (H&P, operative notes, progress notes, consults, etc)
  • Prescribes medications and treatment modalities as indicated
  • Works closely with the trauma team in the evaluation and management of patients with traumatic brain and spine injuries
    • Collaborates with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care
    • Coordinates discharge process for the neurosurgical patients, including prescriptions, outpatient referrals, educated patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions
    • Opportunity to assist in OR
    • Ability to participate in the monthly Neurosurgery and Trauma M&M conferences
    • Is part of a growing service that will require flexibility within the schedule and may include rotational shifts in the futureRequirements:
      • Bachelor's Degree, required. Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs ARC-PA) program, required.
        • Current Connecticut license to practice as a Physician Assistant (PA)
        • Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
        • Current BLS certification, required.
        • Experience preferred. Will consider new graduates with a demonstrated interest in the field of neurology.We are proud to offer:
          • Onboarding Program
          • Student Loan Assistance
          • Collegial and supportive environment with access to resources and specialists across the continuum of care
          • Full suite of practice management services that allow providers to focus on patient care
          • Epic electronic medical record to share patient information with every clinician in our health system and others
          • Competitive compensation with excellent benefit and retirement plans including a pension and matching 403B, significant time off to complete CME and allowance for paid programs; top-rated malpractice including tail coverage and more!Located in beautiful Connecticut and Rhode Island, these areas boast wonderful family oriented residential communities. There is quick access to New York City and Boston with fabulous cultural opportunities, theater, orchestra, museums and restaurants.To learn more, please contact our Staff Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter at: Sophie Kotomski at QualificationsEDUCATIONGraduate from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, Bridgeport , Physician Assistant - Neurosurgery Inpatient, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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