PA Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery

Location: Illinois-Springfield/Urbana
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 37340 (22781472)
Company: HSHS Medical Group
Contact: Andrea Purviance    Call: 217-321-9320
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 04/07/21

PA Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery - 37340 (22781472)

We are looking for a Physician Assistant to join our expanding team of providers. The individual will provide patients with high-quality treatment and diagnostic services. The candidate is an intuitive health-care professional whose diagnostic abilities are only match by their concern for their patients. The person in the Physician Assistant role will be responsible for surgical first assist in the OR as well as meeting, assessing and diagnosing patients in our clinic. The ideal candidate will have a history in cardiothoracic and/or vascular medicine. While experienced candidates are preferred, we are willing to train the right candidate for this role. Some highlights of this position include:

  • This position is located in Springfield, IL, at the Prairie Heart Institute; the longest standing heart institute in the mid-west (first opened in 1998)
  • This position is the first of its kind for this program; over the next 5 years an additional 2 Advanced Practice Clinicians will be added
    • Surgical, along with CVICU, rounding, and seeing patients in the clinic for follow-up
  • Work with 2 cardiothoracic surgeons as well as a vascular surgeon performing a variety of procedures to include UVH (vein harvesting) and ECMO support
    • Cross collaboration with 30 other Prairie Physicians
  • Expect to scrub in on approximately 300 surgeries a year
  • Paid call; 1:4
  • 1-week education stipend - 5 CME days CME
  • CME support from PERC (Prairie Education & Research Cooperative)

You may apply online through the link below:

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No Experience Required


Certifications, Licenses and Registrations
Certification by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants.
Licensed in the state of practice-Required
Basic Life Support (BLS)-Required