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AdventHealth Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery AdventHealth Redmond in Rome, Georgia

Full Time:

Days / Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7am – 5pm

*Weekend Rotation

Qualifications:

  • Physician Assistant License

  • Current NCCPA certification

  • Current ACLS certification

  • Minimum of two years relevant PA experience in cardiovascular/thoracic surgery is desired. One year of relevant PA experience in the critical care setting also is strongly desired.

  • Operative Skills as well as Vein Harvesting Experience ( Preferred )

Position Requires:

  • Evidence of knowledge and skill in applying principles of sterile technique in a surgical setting and infection control.

  • Knowledge and skill in surgical anatomy, physiology, operative procedures, and perioperative care.

  • Well-balanced and developed clinical assessment skills.

  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to perform effectively in stressful and emergency situations.

  • Excellent communication with all members of the care team as well as patients, families, and members of the community from diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to work independently, under the direct supervision and guidance of the supervising physician.

Responsibilities

  • Full perioperative scope of practice

  • Shared floor responsibilities (Rounds)

  • Consults, Discharges, Clinic follow-up

  • Endoscopic vein harvesting

  • Assist as needed in all aspects of surgery

  • Outpatient care coordination as needed

  • Take complex medical histories on patients referred for consultation by academic and community physicians.

  • Performs physical examinations.

  • Order laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures.

  • Reach tentative diagnosis of medical, surgical and other conditions.

  • Develop treatment plans in conjunction with attending physician to provide optimal patient medical management.

Organization: Redmond Regional Medical Center

Req ID: JID316317511718

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.