Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Department
Surgery
Job type
Physician Assistant

This is truly an extraordinary time to join the Lehigh Valley Health Network.  LVHN is one of the nation's most advanced health networks, offering comprehensive care in 95 clinical specialties. We are the region’s largest employer and the health care provider of choice for more people in the region. Love Where You Work! To learn more, please send your CV to Kate.Musser@LVHN.org.

Job Description: 

  • First assist in cardiothoracic surgery for a full range of cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures not including transplant.  This includes CABG, valve surgery, aneurysm/dissection, LVAD, ECMO, TEVAR, redo-sternotomies, bedside procedures, and others. 
  • Also includes assisting in the ICU, and with other inpatient practice needs
  • Team shares call coverage

Job Qualifications:

  • Proficient in endoscopic harvesting and radial artery harvesting
  • Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified
  • A Valid Pennsylvania Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
  • Graduate from accredited educational program for Physician Assistants
  • Surgical cardiothoracic experience required

Benefits & Perks:

  • Attractive work schedule
  • Highly Competitive Compensation with a superb benefits package
  • Low cost health insurance for employees
  • CME reimbursement and time outside of normal PTO to take classes, attend conferences etc.
  • Retirement plans with employer contribution
  • APC Mentorship Program

 

Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination are required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.

 

EOE

 

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Kate Musser

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