Job ID: 289918348  |  Last Updated: 9/2/2020

Cardiac Surgery

Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Openings at multiple locations:

Emory University Hospital

Emory Saint Josephs Hospital

Emory Healthcare is currently seeking experienced Physician Assistants to join one of the largest cardiac surgical practices in the Southeast.

Why Emory?

Emory Healthcare and its Cardiothoracic Surgeons enjoy a well-earned reputation for leading advancements in our field.

Performed the worlds first minimally invasive, off-pump triple-bypass surgery in 1997
Rank among the nations top heart transplant hospitals and the only lung transplant program in the state of Georgia
High acuity center with high volumes. Performed 2,100 cardiac procedures (not including TAVR) and over 800 thoracic procedures in 2019
Performed 900 Isolated CABGs in the last 12 months
Earned a distinguished 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) AND mitral valve repair/replacement procedures (top 3% of programs in U.S.)
Nationally recognized for expertise in robotic-assisted cardiac surgeries performing more than 250 robotic intracardiac procedures and 100 robotic coronary procedures annually with more than 4,000 surgeries since inception
Advancing treatments in simulated coronary by-pass, valve replacement and trans-catheter therapies
Pioneered complex aortic care and continue to rank among the nations highest volume providers for aortic cases
Over 20 clinical trials actively enrolling patients
Opportunities in education with a highly competitive APP Fellowship Program
Robust and collaborative team model provides exceptional resources and peer support
Established and well-developed culture of Advanced Practice with over 1000 APPs across 14 hospitals, 254 outpatient locations, and 37 service lines and growing!

The PAs Responsibilities Include (under the supervision of a physician):

Endoscopic Vein and Artery Harvesting
OR first and second assisting
Some outpatient clinic responsibility
History and physical exams
Rounding on floor and ICU patients
Heavy census management
Weeknight/weekend call coverage (floor calls and emergency surgical procedures)
Inpatient consults
Bedside procedures (thoracentesis, central/arterial line placement, chest tube insertion/removal, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Licensed or eligible to practice in the state of Georgia.
Surgical and/or Cardiac experience.
BLS certification required.
PAs must:
Be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.
NCCPA certification

Who We Are:

Emory Healthcare is a nationally recognized academic medical center and the only health network in the state with a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices. Our teams integrate science and caring to transform medicine and redefine care. Emorys compensation plan offers great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 403b, and more!

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