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Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Company: Beacon Health System
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Busy cardiothoracic practice in Elkhart, Indiana looking for an additional Physician Assistant. This practice is close to the University of Notre Dame and Lake Michigan and is 2 hours from Chicago and 3 hours from Indianapolis. Current staff includes 4 surgeons and 5 PA's. Duties include morning rounds, H & P's, consults, discharge summaries, caring for patients in the ICU, step-down unit, and office patients. Removal of chest tubes, pacing wires, and IABP are also responsibility of PA's. Surgical responsibilities include EVH, radial artery harvesting, and first assisting in all cases including: CABG, valves, aortic cases, TAVR, EVAR, TEVAR, all lung surgeries, esophageal surgery, and carotid surgery. Out of hospital call and surgical call are shared amongst all PA's. 2 years' experience in a surgical setting strongly preferred, but willing to train the right candidate based on 2 year commitment . * *JOB SUMMARY* Reports clinically to the Practice Site Physician(s) and administratively to the Practice Manager/Director. Under the direction of the physician(s) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of care for Beacon Health System patients. Assists the physician in the global management of patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings. * *MISSION, VALUES and SERVICE GOALS**MISSION: * We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.*VALUES: *Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.*SERVICE GOALS: * Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team. * *JOB SPECIFICATIONS**Education and Experience*The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of Bachelor's or Master's degree and the completion of an accredited program for Physician Assistants, current Indiana license and certification as a Physician Assistant.*Knowledge & Skills*Requires thorough and complete understanding of medical care practices, policies and procedures in order to function in area of specialty.Demonstrates high level of analytical ability necessary to assess patients and evaluate services rendered.Demonstrates well developed interpersonal skills necessary to interact in a professional manner with patients and families, physicians and other health care professionals.Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written to disseminate information in a clear, concise manner.Demonstrates ability to function within legal boundaries of a Physician Assistant and utilize knowledge of governing statues and rules.*Working Conditions*Works in a clinic and hospital environment with some exposure to biohazards.*Physical Demands*Requires the visual and manual dexterity and physical ability to meet the essential functions of the position. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $122,938.00 - $145,975.00 per year Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Primary Care
* Surgery
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday License/Certification:
* PA-C (Preferred)
* Physician Assistant License (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Beacon Health System, Elkhart , Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Elkhart, Indiana

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