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

Occupation Physician Assistant
Specialty Surgery-Thoracic
Degree Required MPAS/MHS/MMSc/MPH
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Hospital
Location Elizabethtown, 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!

Our Level One Trauma Center, Magnet® Recognition hospital has a robust program currently has 5 cardiac surgeons, 5 cardiac surgical PAs, and 2 attending nurses – performing about 500+ cardiac surgical procedures annually, 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 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 post-operative phases of care. Limited in-house coverage until service is fully staffed then will provide 24-hr in house coverage by PA/NP staff.

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
• Tuition discount program
• Continuing Medical Education (CME) at $2000 annually

Job Type: Full-time