Cardiothoracic Surgery PA Opening in NW Indiana Near Chicago, IL (23533065)

Location: Indiana - Crown Point
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 218869 (23533065)
Company: Britt Medical Search
Contact: Erin Coleman    Call: 6362204841
Job Posted: 06/20/22

Cardiothoracic Surgery PA Opening in NW Indiana Near Chicago, IL - 218869 (23533065)

Seeking a Surgical First Assist Physician Assistant to join our group. The Physician Assistant will spend their day consulting with patients with chronic cardiac issues, or who are in recovery from acute cardiac events. The Physician Assistant is expected to monitor patients, counsel, educate families and to act as a liaison between doctors, patients, families, and hospital staff. Our Cardiology Clinic is nationally recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons with the highest possible rating. Only 10% of hospitals nationwide achieve this honor, with our hospital being the only hospital in northern Indiana to do so.

Ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience.

What You Can Expect:

  • Schedule: 7 on / 7 off
  • Weekday Call: 7 on / 7 off
  • Average inpatient volume: 5 – 10 patients per day
  • Support the Cardiothoracic Ambulatory Clinic as needed
  • Employer will support training and competency education
    • Vein harvesting experience is required
  • Outstanding mentorship available from experienced physicians and APP’s
  • Brand-new hospital currently under construction with slated Spring 2024 opening
  • Common Diagnoses:
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Carotid Disease
    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Typical Procedures:
    • Procure conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery
    • First assist in surgery
    • Arterial lines
    • Central lines
    • Place Swan Ganz catheters
    • Perform thoracentesis
    • Place and remove intra-aortic balloons
    • Place and remove chest tubes
    • Provide pre- and post-operative care
  • Onsite Equipment:
    • EKG
    • ABI
    • Pacemaker interrogators

Our Physician Network employs more than 1000 physicians and advanced practice providers at over 260 practice locations, caring for more than four million patients annually. We bring together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with our hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois.

With 12 hospitals, we are one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. We take pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

We strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid malpractice
  • Paid Time Off plus additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Customized marketing support

Desirable community in which to live and work. Northwest Indiana has a reasonable cost of living, is family-friendly with award-winning schools. The area has a hometown atmosphere, with its historic downtown square, numerous unique shops, parks, golf courses, and other scenic locales. In close proximity to Chicago, Lake Michigan beaches, area waterparks, and much more. Whether you are living on the lake or inland, the area offers a little piece of paradise for each individual.


  • County Fairgrounds hosts a large variety of festivals and entertainment throughout the year
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Multiple golf courses
  • Lemon Lake County Park

APPLY NOW or TEXT Job #MW218869 & email address to 636-628-2412.

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