cardiothoracic physician assistant
Company: Palm Health Resources
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Radiology-Cardiothoracic opening in Teaneck, New Jersey. This
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Expansion! Cardiac Surgery Group is seeking an experienced cardiac
surgery physician assistant!
Our program does 1,000 Heart Surgeries annually and growing! We
have dedicated cardiac surgery rooms, procedures done; CABG's,
Mitral Valves, LVADS, ECMO Program, Dissections, among many others
cases. We have a mix of cardiac surgery patients. Our PA's do all
the surgical procedures and consist of 80% of their job. NP's will
perform the patient management. You will also support any
procedures in the cardiothoracic icu about 15% of the time. We have
a tremendous need for First Assisting PA's considering we do not
incorporate Fellows/Residents into our program. Candidates will be
expected to work either 4 10 hour shifts per week!
The Cardiac Surgery Phys Asst assists, monitors, and manages the
day-to-day needs of patients as requested by, in conjunction with,
and under the supervision of a physician.
Obtains a details and accurate history, and identifies problems and
presents information to the supervising physician. 85% of the job
will be first assisting in the Operating Room!
Orders or prescribes medication subject to the following: no
controlled substances; the order or prescription is administered in
accordance with protocols or specific MD directions; the
prescription states whether it is written in accordance with a
protocol or specific MD directions; the physician's assistant signs
his/her own name and license number, as well as the supervising
Assists a supervising surgeon in the operating room
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
1. Successful completion of an approved physician's assistant
program, accredited by the AMA
Council on Medical Education.
2. Cardiothoracic Surgery First Assisting Experience is
Licenses and Certifications Required:
1. Physician Assistant License.
2. Certification by the National Commission for Certified
Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) within one year of initial
Licenses and Certifications Preferred:
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Keywords: Palm Health Resources, Paterson , cardiothoracic physician assistant, Healthcare , Teaneck, New Jersey
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