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**Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant Opening in Harrisburg, PA**
Seeking a qualified Advanced Practice Provider to join the Cardiothoracic Surgery team at our main campus in Harrisburg, PA.
Our inpatient cardiac surgery team consists of 3 cardiac surgeons, 4 PAs and 2 NPs
Surgical 1st assisting in cardiac surgery is the primary responsibility
Duties include endoscopic vein harvesting and endoscopic radial artery harvesting, insert/remove chest tubes, central venous access placement, arterial line placement, IABP removal, 1st assist with operative cases including CABG, AVR/MVR, Aortic aneurysm repair, Aortic dissection, ECMO cannulation. Robotic assisted CABG and minimally invasive valve surgeries.
No thoracic and limited vascular surgery responsibilities with occasional vein harvesting.
No office responsibility
Weekday/Weekend evening on-call for OR and outpatient phone calls
Assist with weekend patient rounds when on-call, 1 in 5 rotation
Dedicated ARNPs for perioperative patient care on step-down unit Monday-Friday
Outstanding working relationship between physicians and APPs
Support from a full range of specialists
System-wide EPIC EMR
Graduate of accredited PA program
Ability to work autonomously
Ideal candidate would have cardiac surgical experience, however, other candidates with surgical experience will be considered. Will also consider new graduates with cardiac surgery elective and supporting recommendations.
Current ACLS certification
Commitment to providing high-quality, compassionate patient care
Team-oriented with ability to provide personalized patient care and demonstrate positive clinical outcomes
Competitive compensation package
Health, life, and disability insurance
Medical malpractice insurance
Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match
Professional dues and CME allowance
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