Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Opportunity

Location: Iowa - Mason City
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 2383 (22372194)
Category: Physician Assistant Jobs - Surgery - Cardiothoracic
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 11/24/20

Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Opportunity - 2383 (22372194)

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center has an excellent full time opportunity for a licensed and certified Physician Assistant – Cardiothoracic Surgery to join a practice located in Mason City, Iowa.

The selected candidate will report to the assigned physician and assist in performing surgical procedures such as suturing skin, placing monitoring catheters and pacing wires, and other related duties as directed by surgeon; ensures patient is prepared for surgery by conducting compete physical examinations and patient histories, ordering necessary support hose, and having angiogram films in the operating room. 

The selected candidate will also make afternoon and weekend rounds on patients which involves reviewing nurse's notes, laboratory data and the like in order to evaluate patient's current condition; follows prescribed guidelines for removing pacing wires and staples after surgery; and notifies surgeon of abnormal patient conditions and performs various related duties within the office.

The selected candidate must have at least two years of experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Physician Assistant – Cardiothoracic Surgery to be part of MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center.

                                          

 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

A competitive compensation package is being offered to the right candidate.

 

 

ABOUT THE FACILITY

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is a 346-bed regional referral teaching center. Our medical staff of 300+ physicians covers a broad range of specialties. In addition to being a Level II Trauma Center, we are home to a Diabetes Center of Excellence, Bariatric Center of Excellence, Stroke Center of Excellence, and a Cardiovascular Program ranked in the top 100 nationally for nine consecutive years. Our range of specialties includes Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology and much more. Mercy sponsors a Family Medicine Residency Program and Cardiology and Hospice/Palliative Care Fellowships.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center offers ambulatory care through our MercyOne Family Medicine Clinics (a primary care and specialty physician network), a home health agency, a hospice, a regional referral laboratory, regional rehabilitation and diagnostic technology services, pharmacies, an emergency services network and a variety of other health care services.

MercyOne North Iowa holds management agreements with eight rural primary care hospitals, making MercyOne the premier rural health care delivery network in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, continually achieves remarkable results for patients through the unlimited power of teamwork, the highest standards of quality, dynamic partnerships and advanced technology.

MercyOne North Iowa is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Mason City, Iowa is a friendly Midwest community of 30,000 people and is the largest urban center in North Central Iowa.  We are located two hours north of Des Moines, Iowa and two hours south of Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Our local airport offers four flights daily to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.  Our residents enjoy a stable economy, low cost of living, affordable housing, excellent school systems (public and parochial), fine arts museum, dance studios, performing arts theaters and a regional orchestra.

Mason City is home to the only remaining Frank Lloyd Wright designed hotel in the world, recently restored and opened once again for business.  Popular recreational venues and activities in north Iowa are Mason City’s aquatic center, YMCA, indoor ice arena, and abundant outdoor activities including tennis, golf, hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature preserve photography, water sports and sailing.  That lake home you’ve dreamed of could also become a reality as Clear Lake is a mere nine miles from Mason City.


The selected candidate must have at least two years of experience.