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Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Des Moines, IA 50309

Job Type: Advanced Practice Practitioners (Physician Assistant) Job Number: AN3007

Seeking a Full-Time Permanent Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant!



This facility is looking to add a Physician Assistant to the growing Cardiothoracic Surgery team! The team currently has five CT Surgeons and CT PAs. The ideal candidate will have previous General Surgery or OR experience. Responsibilities will include endoscopic vein harvesting, surgical first assistant (cardiac and thoracic cases), perioperative patient care, hospital rounding, and post-hospital clinic. Weeknight surgical availability call only (divided amongst the PAs). No primary on-call responsibility. 


This position offers extremely competitive compensation package. Benefits will include family, health, dental, vision, employer matching 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability, and life insurance, malpractice, state licensure, NCCPA recertification and CME costs. 



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



This facility is one of the largest multi-specialty groups in the area with over 250 physicians and providers in over 40 specialties. They have a service area of over 1.3 million, and average close to 500,000 patient visits annually. This area is the state's captial and hub for business and cultural activity. They have short commute times, low cost of living, excellent school options, and family friendly environment. 


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