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

Occupation Physician Assistant
Specialty Surgery-Cardiovascular
Degree Required MPAS/MHS/MMSc/MPH
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/08/24

We are currently seeking an experienced Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner candidates for a staff position in Cardiac Surgery!

Our program currently has multiple cardiac surgeons, 5 cardiac surgical PAs, and attending nurses – cardiac surgical procedures including CABG, valve surgery, LVADS, ECMO, Total Artificial Heart, and cardiac transplantation.

Responsibilities: Assisting physicians in the medical care and management of patients, performing such functions as first assist in the operating room and endoscopic vein harvest. Provide surgical support for CABG, Cardiac Valve Surgery, LVAD implantation, Cardiac Transplant and Thoracic Surgery. Actively participate in the medical management of patients during the preoperative, operative and postoperative phases of care. Limited in-house coverage until service is fully staffed then will provide 24-hr in house coverage by PA/NP staff.

Experience: Candidate must be proficient in Endoscopic Vein Harvesting and surgical first assisting procedures in cardiac surgery.

Preferred Qualifications: 2 to 3 years of practical work experience with cardiac surgery patient population and be proficient at performing endovascular vein harvest. The following experience would also be an asset: Experience providing pre and post-operative care for cardiothoracic patients and endoscopic vein harvest. Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.

We offer a competitive total compensation package to include: Generous paid time off, Comprehensive health benefits package (effective first day of employment), Relocation assistance for those who qualify, Retirement 401(k) contribution – 5% of annual salary after initial 6 months of employment, Continuing Medical Education (CME) at $2000 annually!