Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 4/2/2021

Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

The Steward Center for Advanced Cardiac Surgery at Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, is seeking a full-time, licensed Physician Assistant for a non-operative position. 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.

Job Summary:

No cardiac surgery job in Boston provides a greater opportunity to be involved in all aspects of patient care. Physician Assistants play a pivotal role on this service. The 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

Additional Information

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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.

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

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