Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant
Cardiothoracic Surgery PA
The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Saint Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury Connecticut, is seeking a full-time Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing independent and collaborative patient management throughout the continuum of inpatient care from admission to assisting in the OR, through the ICU and discharge to the outpatient setting.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
· Work on a dedicated cardiothoracic inter-professional team with other established APPs, critical care physicians and Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic surgeons, and perfusion providers.
· Perform bedside ICU and Acute Care procedures
· Provide a full spectrum of care for Cardiothoracic patients
· Participate in the education of nursing staff and surgical residents
· Participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities for the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
· Perform other related duties as required
· Endoscopic vein harvest experience preferred
· Prior experience in Cardiac Surgery required
· Current and valid Physician Assistant licensure for PA-C
· Graduate Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
· Nationally certified PA with DEA registration
· Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment
· Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of patients undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgical procedures.
· ACLS Certification
· Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
· Basic computer knowledge and command of basic personal computer skills
Practicing in Waterbury, Connecticut puts you in the heart of New England. This small city environment of 300,000 residents has a tremendous selection of welcoming neighborhoods in which to live, excellent public and private schools, great restaurants, shopping, music, museums and historical areas. The central New England location puts you in close proximity to New York City and Boston with easy access to dependable air and rail services.
Trinity Health Of New England’s collaborative practice model empowers providers to work at their highest level—and allows time for professional development and family life. Whether you are focused on providing outstanding patient-centered care, teaching the next generation of care providers or growing into a leadership role, it is time to join Trinity Health Of New England.Apply now
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