Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Job ID
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Cardiology
Job Location
New York-New York City
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Practice Type
Job Salary
$160,000 to $180,000

Outstanding Hospital in NYC is seeking an experienced cardiothoracic surgery Physician Assistant.  We are looking to hire a cardiothoracic surgery PA to WORK PRIMARILY IN THE OPERATING ROOM.  There will be very limited ICU work.  This is an amazing opportunity if you enjoy working in the OR!   Candidate will receive a very competitive base salary, Comprehensive Benefits, Plus Relocation Assistance.  Candidate will also be eligible for overtime = time and a half! 

Under the general supervision of a physician, the Physician Assistant is responsible for providing CVOR First Assisting services, including Procedures: vein harvesting, a-lines, central lines, chest tubes.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Must also be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Program approved by the American Medical Association.
Must be licensed as a Physician Assistant in NY.
A certificate issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), may be required for certain departments.
If prescribing medications is included in clinical duties and privileges, New York Controlled Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance Registration are required.
Prior experience in similar clinical setting/specialty preferred.
Expert clinical judgment to function in an independent role.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to collaborate with patients, families, physicians, staff, and community health workers.
Ability to be self-directive and demonstrate initiative in addressing responsibilities of the position.
Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal and written information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Ability to utilize appropriate problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
Must be able to maintain strict protocols of all confidential or sensitive information
On call duties once every two months

Job Updated: 08/30/16

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