Physician Assistant Trauma

Health Quest Poughkeepsie , NY 12603

Posted 4 weeks ago

Overview

Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations

  • Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

Responsibilities

Trauma Surgical Physician Assistant Opening

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center (now part of Nuvance Health), Poughkeepsie, NY

The Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) Division of Surgical Physician Assistants is seeking a board-certified full-time Trauma Surgical Physician Assistant to join its team at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Job Highlights:

  • OR First Assisting- Surgical PA Services first assist in the OR for trauma and general surgical cases

  • Rounding- Surgical PA Services will round on post op patients

  • Comfortable with (or eager to learn) critical care procedures and running traumas

  • Consults/Admissions- Surgical PA Services will do admissions and consults

  • Occasional outpatient work when needed

  • Day position with willingness to rotate nights/weekends or night position is also available

  • Flexible schedule

  • 12- or 24-hour shifts

Highly competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits and generous allowances for CME and professional dues/expenses offered.

VBMC is a 365-bed facility that has served New York's Mid-Hudson Valley since 1887. Overlooking the beautiful Hudson River in the city of Poughkeepsie, NY, VBMC has established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children's health services. This is an extraordinary time for VBMC with new ACGME-accredited residency programs and planning is underway for the Marist-Nuvance Health Medical School. Additionally, construction is underway for a new state-of-the-art patient pavilion which features all private rooms, opening this Spring.

The Hudson Valley boasts a terrific quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. Only 75 minutes north of New York City, the area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.

Qualifications

  • The qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program and be NCCPA certified as well as possess strong surgical and patient management experience.

  • Candidates with at least one to three years of surgical experience and/or surgical residency trained candidates preferred, but new graduates will be considered with surgical rotation experience.

  • ATLS Certification preferred

Interested Candidates may apply online and/or contact Katherine Platt, Physician Recruiter, at katherine.platt@nuvancehealth.org.


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Physician Assistant Trauma

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