Large and well-established Cardiac Surgery Group seeks a full-time Physician Assistant. The group performs major procedures such as: coronary artery bypass grafting, off-pump coronary artery bypass, valve repair and replacement and thoracic surgery.
Responsibilities include the following: Daily rounds in ICU and floor patients, first assist for open heart procedures (includes vein harvesting), procedures (central lines, chest tubes etc.), patient evaluation and consultation, H&P’s, perform various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the supervision of the surgeon, work closely and assist the surgeon in providing quality efficient, continuous and cost-effective care during the patient's hospitalization. Also, the new PA will see patients in a hospital setting.
The new PA will be employed by the group and will have a very strong benefits package. Will train a new PA that has strong interest in CT Surgery. The position is located in an upscale Chicago area that is 60 minutes to the city. Salary is open and depends on experience, plus a bonus.