Hospitalist Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Norwalk, Connecticut

Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Norwalk Hospital (Per Diem)

Norwalk Hospital

Physician Assistant (PA) - Hospitalist


Job Description

Nuvance Health (formerly Western Connecticut Health Network) is seeking is seeking a per diem Physician Assistant Hospitalist for Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, CT. We are located in suburban Fairfield County just 50 miles outside of New York City along the Connecticut shoreline. Work in a collegial work environment with experienced physicians and physician assistants in busy hospital in a family friendly location with close proximity to NYC. Duties will include admitting, rounding, discharges and working with the physicians.

 

Our Network offers many opportunities to grow your own skills and expertise. This is an employed position with Nuvance Health Medical Group and we offer a competitive hourly rate.

Norwalk Hospital, a Level II Trauma Center, is accredited as a Stroke Center and certified to provide Emergency Angioplasty for heart attack.  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, close to home. As a teaching hospital, we are associated with University of Vermont Larner School of Medicine, Yale University, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, Sacred Heart University, UConn, Quinnipiac, and Western Connecticut State University among others.

Astride a hill with a commanding view of the Long Island Sound, Norwalk Hospital serves a varied and attractive region of Southern Connecticut. The hospital is just minutes from beautiful places to hike, swim, sail or walk along the beach. Connecticut Magazine recently named South Norwalk as the “hottest” nightspot between Boston and New York City, with a plethora of theater groups and restaurants to choose from. New York City is easily accessible by car or train.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a physician, provides primary medical care to patients to assist in their recovery from acute illnesses and minimize the effects of chronic illnesses. 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree and graduate of an approved Physician Assistant (PA) school.
  • CT State PA license, DEA/State of CT controlled substance.
  • Certification by the National Commission on the certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • ACLS & BLS certification. 
  • Must maintain 50 CME's over two years.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Prior PA Hospitalist experience required
  • Willing to work Monday – Sunday, 8 or 12 hours shifts.  Weekdays 8-4:30, Weekends 10-6 or evening admitter 12 noon-12 midnight.
 

Norwalk Hospital and Nuvance Health Medical Practice 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.

Nuvance Health 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.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law. We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.


Other Details

Job ID: 0e51be83-c705-4cdf-a780-c03ea5d20d68

Practice Type: Hospital Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Part Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple St
Norwalk, Connecticut 06856


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