PA FA Cardiac Surgery Job Req 93075

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A Massachusetts health system is seeking a Physician Assistant to join their organization in western Massachusetts. The Heart & Vascular Service has a long tradition of clinical excellence and dedication to patient-centered, innovative, collaborative service which has been recognized by being consistently ranked among the top 50 best hospitals for cardiac care.

Responsibilities

Position Highlights -Join their cardiac OR team at the Medical Center in Springfield, MA. The team consists of 5 experienced APPs who collaborate closely with the cardiac surgeons. Over 750 heart surgeries and 300 TAVRs are completed at BMC annually in the 3 state-of-the-art ORs equipped with the latest imaging technology. Their service offers the full gamut of adult cardiac surgical procedures including durable implantable ventricular assist devices, temporary circulatory support platforms and ECMO. Participate in pre-op evaluation of cardiac surgical patients, intraoperative care, and post-op care in conjunction with critical care APPs, intensivists and cardiac surgeons. Experience and expertise in a comprehensive multidisciplinary collegial evaluation of preop patients and 1st assist responsibilities including endoscopic vein and radial artery harvesting is required.

Qualifications

Qualifications: BC physician assistant

Education Requirements



Hospital/Clinic Description

Located in Springfield, MA, they are a flagship hospital with 716-bed, independent academic medical center and a training site for the University of Massachusetts Medical School . The hospital is a major referral care center and the only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center in the area. They offer a diverse culture that provides outstanding opportunities for physicians and advanced practice providers to start and advance their career.
The Pioneer Valley provides extensive access to urban, suburban and rural amenities and is home to five colleges with communities that offer fine dining, shopping, music, galleries, and parks. We are located within two hours of Boston and three hours of NYC and Bradley International Airport is 20 minutes away. When you live and work in the Pioneer Valley, you will enjoy picturesque four-season living, excellent schools and year-round social and cultural events. In fact, Massachusetts was once again ranked #1 in Education nationally by U.S. News and World Report.


Experience

Experience-A minimum of 3 years cardiac 1st assist experience is required.

Skills

CABG; CT Surgery; Physician Assistant

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