Mountain West Cardio Thoracic Surgery ICU Adult PA Job Req 92972

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If you are a Physician Assistant with cardiac intensive care experience, consider this excellent job opportunity with a leading academic hospital in the beautiful Rocky Mountain area of the U.S. The Physician Assistant in this role is a member of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Team that provides comprehensive critical care and medical management for adult patients with a wide range of complex cardiac conditions, many of whom are post-surgical patients recovering from cardiac or thoracic (lung) surgery or transplant. This is a full time position with great work/life balance and flexibility that includes call and one weekend per month; it offers an exceptionally competitive compensation and benefits program.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant in the CTICU Job:
Manage post-op cardiac and thoracic surgical patients
Obtain medical histories, perform physical examinations, and assess patient conditions
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures
Formulate, implement, monitor and adjust plans of care and treatment
Order, administer, and prescribe appropriate medications
Initiate appropriate referrals and request consults with other healthcare team members
Provide education and support to CTICU patients and their families

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Physician Assistant in the CTICU Job:
Unrestricted Physician Assistant license in the State of Colorado
Current national Physician Assistant certification
Unrestricted DEA permit to prescribe medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice
Current BLS and ACLS certifications

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Physician Assistant in the CTICU Job:
Graduate of a Master's level accredited educational program for physician assistants

Hospital/Clinic Description

The cardiothoracic experts at this leading academic hospital are leaders in the treatment, education, innovation, and research of cardiac care, providing the whole spectrum of care from testing to advanced surgical treatment. The hospital is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains with opportunities for outdoor sports and adventures. A moderate cost of living, temperate climate, and an abundance of sunny days make this a great place to live!

Experience

Experience Requirements for the Physician Assistant in the CTICU Job:
Minimum of three years (prefer five or more) of PA experience in cardiac intensive care

Skills

adult; Cardiac ICU; inpatient; Physician Assistant

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