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Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Des Moines, IA 50328

Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Physician Assistant) Job Number: KD711192

Job Description

Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Seeking a full time Physician Assistant to join our growing Cardiothoracic Surgery team! Currently with three CT Surgeons and two experienced CT PAs, the ideal candidate will have General Surgery/OR experience. Responsibilities include endoscopic vein harvesting (EVH), surgical first assisting (cardiac and thoracic cases), perioperative patient care, hospital rounding, and post-hospital clinic. Weeknight surgical availability call only (divided equally amongst PAs). 1:3 weekend call with rounding. No primary on-call responsibility.

Generous, competitive compensation package. Benefits include family health/dental/vision, employer matching 401(k) retirement plan, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance; also malpractice, professional society dues, state licensure, NCCPA recertification, and CME costs. Paid time off (PTO) accrued at 29 days annually. Relocation allowance possible.

You will need:

  • NCCPA certification and eligibility for Physician Assistant licensure in the State of Iowa
  • Current or previous General Surgery/OR experience highly preferred
  • Current or previous CT PA experience beneficial, but not required

 

Why Live in Des Moines, IA?

Des Moines is Iowa’s capital and hub for business and cultural activity with a metro population of over 655,000. Set on the Des Moines River and amongst rolling hills, Des Moines is a picturesque city with something for everyone to enjoy. Boasting short commute times, low cost of living, excellent schools, and a family-friendly environment, Des Moines offers an idyllic work-life balance.

Des Moines has been named #1 Best Places to Live in the Midwest (U.S. News & World Report, 2018), #1 Best City for Young Professionals (Forbes, 2014), and #1 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, 2017). As a state, Iowa has been recognized as the #1 Best State to Live in America (U.S. News & World Report, 2018).

 

 

For more information on this position please submit your resume. You can also email directly to Kristin@Ka-recruiting.com

 

JOB ID: KD7

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