#PHYSI220278

Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery/First Assist

2022-09-13
  • Full Time

Job Description

Assist CT surgeon in OR with complex cardiac procedures, including heart transplants and minimally invasive surgery. Full spectrum of cardiac surgery care - pre op and post op. Surgical call rotation with APP team. Collaborative workflow with surgeons to ensure efficiencies and autonomy. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Master's degree and must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program and Indiana licensed. Endoscopic vein harvesting experience required.

Working in collaboration with Cardiothoracic Surgeon, the Physician Assistant will assist with complex cardiac procedures. Inpatient and outpatient care responsibilities. 

  • First assist - Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Complex cardiac procedures, including heart transplants and minimally invasive surgery
  • Full spectrum of cardiac surgery care - pre op and post op care
  • Manage post-op patient, including arrhythmias, fluid balance and other conditions and treat as appropriate in collaboration with surgeon
  • Monitor, consult and act as liaison between surgeon, patient, family and staff
  • Independently see post op patients in outpatient setting
  • Surgical call rotation with APP team
  • Collaborative team of cardiac surgeons and advanced practice providers

Comprehensive Compensation Package:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Recruitment incentives:  Medical education debt assistance, Commencement bonus
  • CME allowance and days
  • Vacation, 401K with match, Health/Vision/Dental/Life
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