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Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant - Montana

Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant - Montana
The Heart & Vascular Institute at Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Montana is seeking a Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant to join our team. We are a level II trauma center and regional referral center with a catchment of 250,000 and a medical group employing 300 providers. Our practice offers direct, in-house referrals, dedicated CVOR staff and experienced ICU/PCVU medical staff.
Position Description

  • Dedicated time in OR with surgeon

    • First assist duties
    • Ability to be autonomous in OR when required
    • Vein harvesting traditional and endoscopic
    • Openings and closures
    • Removal of medical devices: chest tubes, Swan-Ganz catheters, pacemaker wires, drains, intra-aortic balloon pumps

    • Hospital consults and inpatient rounding including CVICU

      • Orders and prescribes
      • Patient education
      • Discharge summaries

      • Outpatient clinic as assigned pre and post-op care
      • Call is shared with surgeon and PA colleagues, 1:3
      • Currently, approx 100 hearts annually opportunity to grow

        Minimum Qualifications

        • Cardiovascular/thoracic surgical experience required
        • Experience in open and endoscopic vein harvesting
        • Experience in critical care setting to include Pleur-evac and chest tube management

          Heart & Vascular Institute
          Consists of the following providers:

          • 1 Cardiovascular Surgeon
          • 2 Cardiothoracic Surgical PAs
          • 4 Interventional Cardiologists
          • 2 General Cardiologists
          • 2 Nurse Practitioners

            Compensation and Benefits

            • Guaranteed base salary with RVU bonus opportunities
            • Sign-on bonus/relocation assistance
            • Health, dental, and paid disability insurance
            • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
            • Retirement + 5% match
            • Paid Time Off
            • CME /License Annual Fund - $6,000

              Community InformationGreat Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water& snow skiing, rock & ice climbing, boating, white-water kayaking, off-road motor sports, upland bird, waterfowl, and big-game hunting.
              Benefis Health SystemThis is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 300 members on medical staff representing 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the Best Places To Work in Healthcare6 years in a row2014 2019!
              Contact me today for further details!

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