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Job Title: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant

Company: Westchester Medical Center

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: Cardiology Support

Position: Full Time

Shift: Variable

Req #: 10639

Job Details:

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant Westchester Medical Center, a member of the WMCHealth Network, is currently seeking a Pediatric Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant. The PA will be expected to perform a variety of functions and technical procedures in the area of pediatric cardiac surgery with a primary responsibility to first assist in the operating room as well as perform daily rounds with the attending surgeon. The Pediatric CTS Physician Assistant will perform perioperative care for pediatric cardiac inpatients, cover post-operative visits and be present for pre-operative consultations. The PA will be expected to be available for emergency surgeries 24/7 and to cover the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The PA will be responsible for managing the surgery database and dictating discharge summaries. The PA will also assist in research data collection, including lab work. The Pediatric CTS Physician Assistant will have opportunities to help the adult cardiac surgery service, if needed. Requirements: Three years’ experience as a licensed Physician Assistant where the primary function of the position was providing medical care to patients, two years of which must have been in a cardiothoracic surgical setting and/or Pediatrics.Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant school/program.Must have an active NY State license or be eligible to obtain as a Physician Assistant.Hospital experience preferred. Westchester Medical Center Advance Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.