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Physician Assistant

Company:
The Grey Group
Location:
Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Posted:
December 01, 2016
Description:

Physician Assistant to function as our Cardiac Surgery PA. We are ranked number 1 nationally in adult and pediatric specialties. We were also high-performing in 11 adult specialties. Our hospital is a 926-bed general medical and surgical facility with 47,442 admissions in the most recent year reported. We performed 13,177 annual inpatient and 16,418 outpatient surgeries. Our emergency room had 142,794 visits. Job Description: The practice is EXTREMELY busy but very PA friendly, work 3-4, 12's, day/night rotation. Our PAs are involved in all aspects of the ICU and SDU patient management. Specific services include conduit harvesting and surgical first-assisting, thoracenteses, chest tube placement, SwanGanz catheters, central venous lines, and arterial lines. We performed approximately 1200 cardiac cases this past year including CABGs, Valves, combined CABG/Valves, Maze procedures, major thoracic vascular surgery (both open and endoscopic), Ventricular Assist Devices, ECMO, Heart and Lung transplants, and occasionally minor vascular surgical procedures. There is in-house weekend and night call, with compensated time-off. PAs work on the average of 3-4 days/week. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Licensed in the state of Virginia and a board-certified Physician Assistant. Minimum 2 years of experience in the perioperative management of the cardiac surgery patient population. Prefer 2 years of cardiac surgical experience including endovein harvesting (EVH) and surgical first-assisting, but not required.