Cardiovascular Surgeon needs Physician Assistant- PA-C in Indiana 45 minutes from downtown Chicago

Job ID
JN -092017-3427
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Surgery
Job Location
Job Duration
Permanent OR Locum Tenens - Any

A facility 30-minutes from Gary, Indiana is in need of a Locum Physicians Assistant to help with coverage through the end of the year. Privileges will take about 4-6 weeks with the possibility of temporary privileges to meet start date. If you would like to know more or know of any colleagues who would be a good fit, let me know.  We offer a lucrative referral bonus.

  1. 4-8 months starting October 2
  2. Day shift with evening & weekend call, Mon-Fri 7:00am - 4:00pm
  3. 90% Inpatient
  4. Clinic, Rounding and Beeper Night Call required
  5. No more than 3 patients per day
  6. EMR: EPIC
  7. Privileging takes 4-6 weeks
  8. Procedures required:  Open Heart Surgery (CABG and Valves) Vein Harvesting, 1st Assist
    • Surgical Assist – including endoscopic or open saphenous vein harvest.
    • Ability to perform a medical assessment and formulate/implement a plan of care.
    • Perform pre and post-operative patient and family education.
    • Prescribe medication, including controlled substances in accordance with the written practice agreement and or protocol of the supervising physician.
    • Orders and interprets laboratory and radiographic studies.
    • Performs postoperative incisional care including dressing changes.
    • Performs removal of chest tubes, central lines, temporary pacemaker wires, sutures, staples and surgical drains.
    • Assist the physician with the removal of Intra-Aortic balloon pump.

Job Updated: 02/28/18

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