Salary: $140000.00 – $190000.00
We are hiring an experienced Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts!
Night Shift Opportunity ! The primary responsibilities are the Patient Management of the Post-operative Cardiothoracic Surgery patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Progressive Care Unit, and Telemetry Unit. Other responsibilities shall include…
? History & physical examinations, daily progress notes and discharge summaries
? Inpatient Consultations
? Emergency Room consultations and admissions
? Planning and coordinating all aspects of postoperative care and post discharge follow-up
? Experience with surgical first assist with both Cardiac and Thoracic surgical procedures
? Experience with Endoscopic Vein Harvest
? Experience with Endoscopic and Open Radial Artery Harvest
? Familiarity with Robotic Thoracic Surgery
? Experience with post-operative management of both Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery patients
? Proficient with the placement and removal of chest tubes, central and arterial lines.
? Removal of temporary epicardial pacing wires, Swan-Ganz catheters, intra-aortic balloon pumps, sutures and staples
? Participates with coverage of the inpatient Telemetry, Progressive Care Unit, Operating Room, and Operating Room Night/Weekend on-call schedule rotation
? Includes in-house weekday, weekend, and night coverage with other advanced practitioners on a rotating schedule, who provide 24/7 in-house coverage and OR first assist call
? Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
? Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery
? Experience with Intensive Care Management of the postoperative Cardiothoracic Surgery patient including familiarity with ventilators, inotropes and vasoactive medications, and circulatory support devices.
? Licensure in the state of Massachusetts
? Current BCLS or ACLS certification
The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in the field of Cardiothoracic Surgery and be skilled in the care and management of pre, intra and postoperative cardiothoracic surgical patients. The successful candidate must be able to interact positively with all members of a multidisciplinary care team, patients and their families and possess the emotional intelligence to work collaboratively in a fast paced, high-acuity environment where quality and caring come first.