Chief PA for Cardiothoracic Unit in Downtown Boston

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Job Category
Physician Assistant - Cardiology
Job Location
Massachusetts-Boston -Downtown Boston
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Practice Type

Chief Physician Assistant needed for Cardiothoracic department of this large Boston teaching hospital.  Candidates should have at least five years of clinical experience with preference given to PAs who have previously working in a Cardiothoracic unit.  Responsibilities include:

  • Preoperative prep and postoperative management of adult and ped CT patients
  • Manage vents, cardiac assist devices, pacemakers
  • Prepare patients for discharge
  • ED, inpatient and outpatient coverage
  • Scheduling and staffing
  • Training new Physician Assistants
  • Develop, update, and refine PA job descriptions
  • Make recommendations on employee hires, transfers, promotions, salaries
  • Maintain credentialing and licensure for PA staff
  • Participate in education of students and residents

Extremely busy and thriving cardiothoracic department consists of approximately 15 providers including physicians and advanced practitioners.  Benefits include comprehensive health plan with four plan tiers including dental and vision, pretax FSA, life insurance and short term disability paid by the hospital, 4 weeks of PTO, $2k in tuition reimbursement, stipend for public trans, and a 403b with 2% matching that the candidate will be vested in upon date of hire. 


Job Posted: 05/24/18

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