Atlantic Health System

Physician Assistant-Surgical Associates of Sussex County

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
Advanced Practice Clinician
Surgical Associates of Sussex County
Newton Medical Center


Atlatntic Health System is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant for Surgical Associates of Sussex County. This Physician Assistant will assist with surgery, round to both Newton and Hackettstown Medical Centers daily and will be the first ER call contact. The ideal candidate will have had a physician assistant residency, assisted with surgery and will have managed surgical patients. Hours are not set but will be similar to an 8-4 schedule, occasional weekend call - 1 in 4.


  • Candidate will have the ability to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served
  • Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families
  • Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job
  • Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills




Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required


  • Associates or bachelors degree preferred


  • ACLS Required
  • BLS Required
  • PA License in NJ Required

Relevant Experience:

  • 2 yrs exp. in a PA role assistng with surgery strongly preferred

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status. 


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