Cardiothoracic Surgery PA Cardiothoracic Surgery PA <p align="center"><strong>Cardiothoracic Surgery PA</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>Lynchburg, Virginia</strong></p> <p><strong>CENTRA&#39;s&nbsp;Cardiothoracic Surgery Center</strong> is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our integrated, team-oriented cardiac surgery program!&nbsp;</p> <p>PA will have a variety of responsibilities relating to the care of pre and post-operative open heart surgery and thoracic patients.&nbsp; Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;preoperative patient evaluation with performance of history and physical examination</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;first assistant in the operating room for cardiac and thoracic procedures</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;oversight of surgical telemetry patient and bedside rounds</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;responsible for admissions and consultations as need arises</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;perform invasive procedures such as arterial line, chest tubes, IABP insertion/removal</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;must be able to function in an autonomous environment</p> <p style="margin-left:24.0pt;">&middot;out-patient clinic responsibilities as needed</p> <p><br /> General postoperative care would also include ventilator support and management, adjustments in medication infusions and recognition of problems related to open heart surgery patients.&nbsp; Minimum two years&rsquo; experience of solid perioperative care or critical care required. Endoscopic vein harvesting experience is required.&nbsp; Candidates must be able to work in a collaborative, high-acuity, patient-focused environment that includes some night and weekend call requirements.<br /> <br /> CENTRA is a regional, not-for-profit, four-hospital health care system based in Lynchburg, Virginia.&nbsp; Our cardiac and thoracic surgery program is based in the Stroobants Heart Center of CENTRA Lynchburg General Hospital.&nbsp; Our facilities includes 2 dedicated operating rooms, a 12-bed cardiac ICU, a 44-bed step-down unit, and&nbsp;complete invasive and non-invasive cardiology services.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our current cardiothoracic surgical team is comprised of three surgeons and two PAs performing approximately 350 open heart cases involving both VAD implantations and minimally invasive procedures &amp; 175 general thoracic cases comprising thoracotomies as well as VATS procedures.</p> <p>The cardiac surgery program has been awarded STS 3-Star ratings and has received the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital rating multiple times.&nbsp; CENTRA has excelled in nursing with a Magnet designation since 2005.&nbsp; Our hospital IT infrastructure has been recognized on the Top 25 Wireless Hospital list by Hospitals &amp; Health Networks magazine and a new EHR system was recently implemented.</p> <p>Attending level supervision is constantly available so that the advanced practitioner has a resource for guidance and exchange of ideas for important decision-making.</p> <p>Lynchburg, Virginia is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the scenic James River and offers the variety of all four seasons.&nbsp; It is an area that is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast.&nbsp; You will find many amenities to enjoy here - an abundance of outdoor activities, affordable cost of living, excellent public and private schools, and easy access to major metropolitan areas, mountains, and the beach.</p> <p><strong>Competitive salary scale, excellent benefits package, and generous PTO plan.&nbsp; Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance also available!</strong></p> <p>For more information, please contact Robin Moon at <a href="mailto:robin.moon@centrahealth.com" target="_blank"><strong>robin.moon@centrahealth.com</strong></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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