Physician Assistant -Cardiac Surgery

LifeBridge Health
Baltimore, MD
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUSCardiac Surgery Physician AssistantLocation: Baltimore, MDJob Category: Physician AssistantsSchedule: Full TimeShift: Days, Nights, WeekendsFTE: 1Department: Cardiac SurgeryJob Description:Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is seeking a physician assistant for the Cardiovascular Surgical Service. This is a surgical first assist position that requires endovascular vessel harvest skillset with the schedule expectation of 4 days per week and availability for surgical call. Our APPs are involved in all aspects of patient management with a significant degree of autonomy in the CVICU program including:Management of approximately 400-500 cardiac cases per year including CABGs, Valves (surgical and TAVR), and thoracic vascular surgery (surgical and TEVAR).Inpatient rounding and consult notesAssist in outpatient clinic for follow-up visitsPerforms high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under the supervision of the cardiac surgeon, in accordance with state regulations.Exhibit technical expertise by assisting physicians with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.Demonstrate teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team.Available for surgical callRequirements:Active NCCPA certificationLicensed in the state of MarylandMaryland CDS license and DEA licenseActive BLS/ACLS certificationsMinimum three years of experience as surgical first assist in cardiothoracic surgeryProcedures: Endoscopic vessel harvesting (preferred with Maquet Hemopro 2) of a minimum of 300 casesPreferred:Procedures: arterial lines, central lines, and chest tubes, placement of pulmonary artery catheters, wire-guided chest tube insertion (pigtail catheter)Management of Intra-aortic balloon pumps, Impellas, and ECMOLocation: LifeBridge Health . CARDIAC SURGERYSchedule: Full-time, Day shift

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