Cardiothoracic Surgery Center is seeking a Physician Assistant to join this integrated, team-oriented cardiac surgery program!
The Physician Assistant will have primary responsibility of the ongoing care of postoperative open heart surgery patient.
Other responsibilities would include and not limited to:
---oversight of surgical telemetry patient and bedside rounds
---responsible for admissions and consultation as need arises
---must be able to function in an autonomous environment and
---perform invasive procedures such as arterial line, chest tubes, IABP insertion / removal
General postoperative care would also include ventilator support and management, adjustments in medication infusions and recognition of problems related to open heart surgery patients.
Responsibilities in the OR are available, if desired, with appropriate experience level.
Attending level supervision is constantly available so that the advanced practitioner has a resource for guidance and exchange of ideas for important decision-making regarding perioperative patient care.
Minimum two years’ experience of solid postoperative care or critical care required.
Competitive salary scale, excellent benefits package, and generous PTO plan. Sign-On / Retention Bonus and relocation assistance!
Lynchburg, Virginia is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the scenic James River and offers the variety of all four seasons. It is an area that is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast. You will find many amenities to enjoy here - an abundance of outdoor activities, affordable cost of living, excellent public and private schools and easy access to major metropolitan areas.
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