Physician Assistant – Cardiac Surgery Opportunity (23595201)

Location: New York - Schenectady
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 3155 (23595201)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 05/11/22

Physician Assistant – Cardiac Surgery Opportunity - 3155 (23595201)

St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates is seeking an experienced Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant to join the Cardiac Surgery program at Ellis Hospital located in Schenectady, New York. 

The Wright Heart Center at Ellis Hospital is one of only three programs in the Capital Region authorized by the New York State Department of Health to perform cardiac surgery. Ellis Cardiothoracic Surgery is an Ellis Medical Group practice of experienced, board certified cardiothoracic surgeons. 

This full-time opportunity includes weeknight and weekend call rotation. The selected candidate will first assist with all open-heart cases, no vascular, some thoracic, adult only. Responsibilities include daily rounds, caring for post-operative patients in the ICU and on the floor, admitting transfers from outside facilities and the emergency department, and consultations. The schedule consists of rotating shifts, 24/7 service coverage with night shifts and weekends. 

Interested candidates should have the following: 

  • NYS licensure
  • DEA required
  • ACLS/BLS
  • At least three years of Cardiac Surgical first assisting experience
  • Graduation from and accredited PA program, Board Certification
  • Interested candidates must be proficient in vein harvesting, chest tube placement, central line placement, and arterial line placement. 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE 

St. Peter’s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes: 

  • Starting Bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
  • Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
  • CME time & expense allowance
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • 403b Retirement savings program with employer matching program 

ABOUT THE FACILITY 

St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C., a physician-governed, multi-specialty group, is a member of St. Peter’s Health Partners in NY's Capital District. St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates provides a new model of physician practice that permits St. Peter’s Health Partners to evolve as a health system with strong physician participation while allowing physicians to retain those aspects that make private practice work well in the care of patients. It is one of the largest multi-specialty physician group practices in the region with more than 20 specialties and sub-specialties represented, over 350 providers in 2014, and more than 40 office locations in a six county region. 

St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. 

These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice. 

Ellis Hospital provides emergency, inpatient medical/surgical and psychiatric care for Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties in upstate New York. Specialty services include a nationally recognized Heart Center, a New York State designated Stroke Center, and advanced surgery programs such as cardiothoracic, orthopedic, neurological, and vascular, among others. The facility features state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, a modern 36-bed Intensive Care Unit and one of the most advanced health information technology systems in Northeastern New York. 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION 

Capital District, New York – includes  the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs. 

The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full of music and sporting events. 

Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities. The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains. 

Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston.  Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of “America’s Most Innovative Cities”, and one of “America’s Best Places to Raise a Family” and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its “Strongest Performing Metro Areas” and [link removed]“Best Markets for Young Adults.” 

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ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH 

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. 

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. 

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed]. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the Contact Me button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.


Interested candidates should have the following: 

  • NYS licensure
  • DEA required
  • ACLS/BLS
  • At least three years of Cardiac Surgical first assisting experience
  • Graduation from and accredited PA program, Board Certification
  • Interested candidates must be proficient in vein harvesting, chest tube placement, central line placement, and arterial line placement.