General Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Norwalk, Connecticut

Experienced Part-time Surgical Physician Assistant (PA) – Teaching Role – Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut (50 miles from New York City)

Norwalk Hospital

Physician Assistant (PA) - General Surgery

Job Description

Experienced Part-time Surgical Physician Assistant (PA) – Teaching Role – Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, Connecticut (50 miles from New York City)

Norwalk Hospital is seeking an experienced part-time Surgical Physician Assistant (PA) to join our long established teaching Surgical PA residency program in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norwalk Hospital is located about 50 miles outside of New York City in lower Fairfield County Connecticut. This is a great opportunity to have an active role supervising our Surgical Residents, work on the floors and assist in the OR across a wide range of surgical sub-specialties.

This is an employed position with Western Connecticut Medical Group. We offer a competitive compensation package, including pro-rated comprehensive benefits as well as pro-rated allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses.

Surgical service coverage includes general surgery in addition to Thoracic, Vascular, Urology, Colorectal, Bariatrics, Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Gynecological surgery, and the SICU.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • History and physical examinations
  • OR assisting
  • Pre- and post-operative care of patients
  • Active participation on the trauma team
  • Participation in the education and hands-on training of PA residents and PA students and medical students during surgical rotations at Norwalk Hospital

Established in 1893, Norwalk Hospital is a 366-bed, not-for-profit community hospital providing Fairfield and Westchester County residents convenient access to exceptional care. A Level II Trauma Center, Norwalk Hospital is accredited as a Stroke Center and certified to provide Emergency Angioplasty for heart attack. As a teaching hospital, we are affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine.

Norwalk Hospital is now part of Nuvance Health. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

Job Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree.
  • Graduate of an approved PA Program and a post-graduate training program in surgery or at least one year surgical or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge/experience of surgical critical care preferred.
  • Current Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Physician Assistant licensure by the State of Connecticut
  • Connecticut State Controlled Substance and Federal DEA Registrations
  • ATLS, ACLS & BLS certifications. ATLS training will be scheduled as necessary.
  • 24 control hours, three 8 hour days between the hours of 7:30 am – 4 pm Mon-Fri. No evenings or weekends.

For more information about position#3576, please contact Amy Rosoff at or click here to apply

For more information about Nuvance Health, visit 

WCHN and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers. This philosophy calls for equal opportunities for employment, training, and advancement regardless of sex, race, creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.

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Job ID: b29aacc0-4a09-46a5-80bf-5b15298e0c6e

Practice Type: Hospital Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Part Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

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Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple St
Norwalk, Connecticut 06856

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