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Full -time Surgical Physician Assistant - Northern Dutchess Hospital

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Rhinebeck
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Full -time Surgical Physician Assistant - Northern Dutchess Hospital

The Nuvance Health Medical Practice Division of Surgical Physician Assistants is seeking a board-certified Surgical Physician Assistant to join its team at Northern Dutchess Hospital

The Nuvance Health Surgical PA Service is a hospital-based group covering Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Putnam Hospital Center, and Northern Dutchess Hospital in the Hudson Valley Region of New York.

Northern Dutchess Hospital Service Responsibilities:

  • OR First Assisting- Surgical PA Services first assist in the OR for specialties including but not limited to general, bariatric, plastic, spine, and OB/GYN cases.
  • Rounding- Surgical PA's round on general surgery and bariatric patients daily. This is done as a team-based approach with attendings, residents, students.
  • Consults/ Admissions- Surgical PA Services covers admissions and consults for general and bariatric surgeons
  • Night Coverage - On call from home. Night coverage responsibilities include first assisting emergent OR cases, admissions and consults for general surgery.
  • Floor Procedures- Surgical PA's are responsible for floor procedures including but not limited to NG tube insertion and removal, wound vac and dressings changes, bedside I&D.
  • There is cross-coverage between NDH and VBMC PA services


  • 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 as will new nurse practitioners with RNF certification and surgical experience.

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

For more information or to submit your CV, please contact Jennifer Riccardi, Physician Recruiter, at jennifer.riccardi@nuvancehealth.org.

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

EOE, including disability/vets

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.

Original posted date: 3/31/20

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Full -time Surgical Physician Assistant - Northern Dutchess Hospital, Other , Rhinebeck, Connecticut

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