Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician Assistant
Specialty Surgery-Cardiovascular
Salary $110,000 – $165,000 yearly
Degree Required MPAS/MHS/MMSc/MPH
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/10/23

Robust Cardiac Surgery Group In the Beautiful City of Houston, Texas is hiring an experienced Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant!

Cases performed: Minimally invasive; CABG; TAVR, complex aortic surgery, cardiac tumors; Minimally invasive valve surgery; minimally invasive coronary surgery; mediastinoscopy; thymectomy; marfan syndrome, mechanical circulatory support; heart transplantation; coronary artery disease; coronary artery anomalies; aortic arch reconstruction; adult congenital heart disease. Our program does over 1,000 Heart Surgeries Annually and has over 5 surgeons! On-Call is only 1/11 ratio, very limited!

What makes this practice unique/good place to work?

Our cardiovascular Care is committed to delivering the best-individualized care. Patients have access to a highly trained and integrated group of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiovascular anesthesiologists, intensivists and a team of specialized healthcare professionals.

Our specialists take an aggressive approach in diagnosing and treating patients in all areas of specialties. In research and in the clinic, we use optical mapping techniques to better illustrate mechanisms, pushing treatment to a higher, more precise level. Our program is the highest nationally ranked hospital in Texas for heart with new state of the art clinical facility including 4 hybrid rooms; 11 CV operation rooms.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Graduate from accredited Physician Assistant program by NCCPA


  • Minimum of one (1) year of cardiac surgery first assists experience.


  • PA-C credential, licensed and credentialed by the Texas Board of Physician Assistants
  • Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration within 6 months of hire
  • American Heart Association BLS
  • American Heart Association ACLS
  • Use of critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Board of Physicians Assistants
  • Accepts accountability for outcomes in healthcare

Salary Range $110K-165K, Plus a $6K-10K Shift Differentials, limited on call, only 1/11, comprehensive benefits: Health, Dental, Matching 403B, Life, Disability, CME Monies, Vacation Time and MUCH MORE!