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Full Time Cardiothoracic Surgery Job Crown Point, IN

Full Time
Crown Point, IN
CVC 20061
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Posted by Curative
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Job Description


CVConnection is seeking a Surgical First Assist Physician Assistant to join our group located in Crown Point, Indiana. The Physician Assistant will spend their day consulting with patients with chronic cardiac issues, or who are in recovery from acute cardiac events. The Physician Assistant is expected to monitor patients, counsel, educate families and to act as a liaison between doctors, patients, families and hospital staff.


Ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience. Experience in vein harvesting is required.  The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and have a desire to invest in the community, building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families.

  • Schedule: 7 on / 7 off
  • Weekday Call: 7 on / 7 off
  • Weekend & Holiday Call: 1:2
  • Employer will support training and competency education
    • Vein harvesting experience is a must
  • Physician Assistant to support the cardiothoracic surgery 
  • Common Diagnoses:
    • CAD
    • Cardiac Valvular Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Carotid Disease
    • CABG
    • CABG & Aortic Valve Replacement
    • CABG & Mitral Valve Replacement or Repair
    • Valve Surgery 
    • Thoracic Surgery 
    • VATS 
    • Lobectomy 
    • Vascular surgery 
    • Carotid Endarterectomy 
    • Femoral Popliteal Bypass
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair 
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair Open 
    • Management of Groin Complications
    • Retroperitoneal Bleeds 
  • Typical Procedures: 
    • Procure conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery
    • First assist in surgery 
    • Arterial lines
    • Central lines
    • Place Swan Ganz catheters
    • Perform thoracentesis 
    • Place and remove intra-aortic balloons
    • Place and remove chest tubes
    • Provide pre- and post-operative care
  • Onsite Eq

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