Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 9/22/2021

Job Summary:

The Steward Center for Advanced Cardiac Surgery at Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, is seeking a full-time, licensed Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for cardiac surgery rotation. The Center was transformed with the arrival of Dr. Arvind Agnihotri as Chief and is in a period of rapid growth. The service performs a wide range of cardiac surgery, including minimally invasive, robotic, and trans-catheter valve replacement.

No cardiac surgery job in Boston provides a greater opportunity to be involved in all aspects of patient care. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners play a pivotal role on this service. The NP/PA team covers all aspects of pre and post-operative care, including ICU management.

Responsibilities:

•PA Opportunity for Cardiac Surgery

•Ideal candidate will have 1-2 years Critical Care or Cardiac Surgical ICU experience.

•Rotating shifts, 24/7 service coverage with occasional night shifts and weekends. Competitive shift differential for weekends, nights, and holidays.

•Practice scope includes adult cardiothoracic surgery.

•Responsibilities include daily rounds, caring for post-operative patients in the ICU and on the floor, admitting transfers from outside facilities and the emergency department, seeing consultations and potential opportunity to first assist

Qualifications:

•We are seeking candidates with a background in cardiac surgery

•Newly graduated PAs must have completed either a cardiac surgery rotation or a surgical critical care rotation to be considered

•Graduate of NCCPA approved Physician Assistant Program

•Massachusetts Physician Assistant License

•NCCPA Board Certified or Board Eligible

•BLS Certified

•ACLS Certified

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Additional Information

Steward Medical Group is taking additional necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [three-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience.

Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout our facilities. A strictly controlled visitor and mask policy is required for patient and colleague safety.

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit www.steward.org.

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