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Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant

Company:
Grey Staffing
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Posted:
July 19, 2018

Description:

"Physician Assistant needed to function as our Cardiothoracic PA. We perform nearly 400 cardiac operations a year, with about 250 of those being open-heart surgeries. About 25 percent of our cardiac surgery patients are less than a month old, and 60 percent are under a year of age. Job Description: Monday –Friday 10 hour scheduled shifts beginning at 6:30 AM (may extend longer based on OR). OR Call –Weekday: Monday-Friday 5:30PM -6:00 AM, individual on OR call finishes late case on day of call. Weekend: Friday 5:30 PM –Monday Morning 6:00 AM. First and second assisting in the cardiac OR. Pre Surgery admission testing including history and physical, ordering appropriate laboratory and diagnostic testing, interpretation of laboratory values. Inpatient consultation. Outpatient consultation clinic. Inpatient follow up post-surgery in CICU and Cardiac Stepdown. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited Masters prepared Physician Assistant Studies program. Current certification by the NCCPA. Current Ohio License by the Ohio State Medical Board with prescriptive authority. Current DEA number. 2 year pediatric cardiothoracic surgery first assisting experience in a cardiac OR including VAD placement, cardiac and lung transplant and ECMO. Preferred: Experienced in pulling chest tubes, temporary pacing wires and atrial lines in pediatric patients.

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