Are you an experienced Physician Assistant with a background in Cardiac Surgery ready to join an innovative, nationally-known cardiac program? If so, do not miss out on an unmatched opportunity to join an extremely reputable hospital system. This acute care teaching facility is one of the state’s leading healthcare organizations and has been dedicated to upholding the highest standards of quality since its inception while providing a positive working environment for all employees.
The Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant will be part of the Cardiac Surgery team at a hospital is nationally recognized in over 15 specialties and was recently named one of “America’s Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. They are also an environment where PA's and NP's can thrive, with policies that support career advancement and result in high employee satisfaction and engagement.
The Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant will work within the large Cardiac Program and will work directly with the cardiovascular surgeon to conduct preoperative patient evaluations and physical examinations. The Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant will first assist with cardiac and vascular surgical procedures, endoscopic saphenectomy, and chest tube and line placement. The Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant will provide patient care in the ICU and other inpatient units. The ideal candidate will have endoscopic vein harvesting skills as well.
This is not a position for new graduates. This high-volume program is looking for a PA who can jump right in with the surgeons. This a position that primarily works 10-hour shifts during the day. There is some weekend call, which varies but is generally once every 5 weeks.
The hospital is located in a great midwest city that offers a low cost of living, high quality of life and lots of ways to enjoy the community. National sports teams, thriving restaurant culture, outdoor markets and live entertainment.
This award-winning facility is looking to add a highly motivated Cardiovascular PA to its team. This hospital will move quickly to interview and will offer a generous compensation package and a full array of benefits.