Job ID: 289305353  |  Last Updated: 10/6/2020

Physician Assistant, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Lahey Health
Burlington, MA
Applicant Contact
Kathryn Schnabel
(781) 744-5193
(781) 744-8920

Job Description

Physician Assistant, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Lahey Hospital Medical Center, Burlington, MA

Seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to join established PA cardiothoracic team.
- Department consists of four physicians and 8 advanced care providers.
- Currently perform 800 surgeries and see approximately 2,000 outpatients annually.
- Cardiac includes: aortic reconstruction, CABG, valves, TAVR/TEVAR, esophagus and thoracic
- The available position (s) are 1) non- operative (floor, ICU) and, 2) operative responsibilities include endoscopic vein harvesting and first assisting all surgical procedures
- Additional responsibilities: preoperative patient evaluation, ICU and floor care, central line placement, chest tube placement and management in the outpatient setting.
- Qualified candidates will have at least two years of experience with cardiothoracic surgical services or in a surgical ICU.
- Prior first assistant experience, including strong endoscopic vein harvesting skills, is required.
- Established and experienced PA team with no associated residency program.
- Successful candidates must be proficient in all aspects of first assisting for major cardiac surgical procedures, endoscopic and open vein harvesting, radial artery harvesting, post-operative patient management and have proven leadership skills and/or experience with a high volume CT surgery program.

Shift: Variable 3 or 4 days per week, Full time.

OR call included in base salary. OR call cases compensated in addition to base.

Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, a member of Lahey Health, a tertiary care, 317-bed hospital with a Level II Trauma Center, and outpatient clinic, is a physician-led, multi-disciplinary group practice of over 500 physicians. Lahey is an academic affiliate of Tufts School of Medicine. We are located just outside Boston with easy access to excellent school systems and the cultural amenities of a world class city. We are a short drive to all the New England states with outdoor activities for every season.

Contact Information Interested candidates should forward resume to Senior Physician Recruiter at Lahey Health

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