Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant

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We are hiring an experienced Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant an hour away from Beautiful Denver, CO! We are interviewing candidates for either Locum Contract or Permanent Direct Hire ! Our client is seeking a locum to perm “try before you buy” position The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner must be proficient in Endoscopic Vein Harvesting and have 3-5 years of Cardiothoracic surgical experience. This is a full continuum of care cardiothoracic PA/NP role with a primary responsibility in the OR! Work and Call Schedule Monday through Friday with rotating OR coverage Rounding and evaluation of CVICU, floor and clinic patients; divided amongst the PA/NPxe2x80x99s clinic day with patients seen on the other days as needed 1:4-5 weekday call; 1:4-5 weekend call The in house NP manages in house call from 8:30pm-6:30am. Collegial working environment with the Intensivist in the CVICU Responsibilities Provides direct care, counseling, history and physical examinations, and teaching to the adult cardiac surgical patient population in the ambulatory, inpatient, operative, and procedural setting Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests Develops appropriate plans of care and follow-up based on the outcomes of diagnostic, laboratory, and physical examination findings Orders medications and writes prescriptions according to organizational and regulatory policies and procedures Consistently provides high quality and timely documentation Performs bedside procedures as are appropriate to the patient population PA/NP will first assist in the operating room and perform endovascular vein harvesting Discusses patient data with other physicians and professionals as appropriate in a multidisciplinary setting Demonstrates expert clinical judgment skills to function in an independent role Completes continuing medical education as per state regulations and national registry requirements to maintain and enhance skills and clinical competence Additional duties and responsibilities as required by the department/division Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary Benefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Healthcare setting: Hospital Medical specialties: Cardiothoracic Critical & Intensive Care Cardiovascular Surgery Schedule: 8 hour shift Experience: Endoscopic Vein Harvesting: 1 year (Required) Cardiothoracic surgery: 1 year (Required) License/Certification: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner License (Required) Work Location: In person

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