Locum Tenens Physician Assistant - Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Surgery - $115 per hour Job at TheraEx Staffing Services - APP, Reading, PA

  • TheraEx Staffing Services - APP
  • Reading, PA

Job Description

TheraEx Staffing Services - APP is seeking a Physician Assistant Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Surgery for a locum tenens job in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Discipline: Physician Assistant
  • Duration: 26 weeks
  • Employment Type: Locum Tenens

Job Details:
• Pay: $115 Hr.
• Need someone with efficient surgical skills for CVOR and vascular surgery. Must be independent with endoscopic and vessel harvesting including radial.
• CABG EVH and open vessel harvesting, TAVR, TACR, Vascular surgery, ECMO - Surgeries and Procedures Required
• Assists with patient positioning, skin preparation and draping. Assist the surgeon in the surgical procedure, including but not limited to the following; provides wound exposure, closure and dressing application, handles tissue appropriately, uses and manipulates surgical instruments, assists in controlling blood loss, sutures tissue, sponging, retraction, use of suction, cauterize, cut suture, handle instruments on tissue, tie suture, apply surgical dressing, wound vac, minor debridement’s, operate complex surgical equipment, such as lasers, robots, sterilizers, diagnostic equipment. Independently makes surgical incisions and closure to perform endoscopic or open vessel harvesting by bypass conduit, arterial and venous line insertion. Independently makes surgical incisions to include the administration of local anesthetic. Rotate call coverage for invasive and surgical procedures. Assists with invasive procedures as described above, and as directed by surgeon, in Cath Lab and at bedside. Performs therapeutic procedures as directed by the surgeon, including but not limited to the following: wound care, venipuncture, venous cutdowns, insertion and use of central venous pressure lines, intubation, bladder catheterization, insertion and removal chest tubes, suturing, thoracentesis, cardiac resuscitation and defibrillation, ECG Interpretation. Assist the surgeon in preoperative care and workup of patients. Confirm operating schedule, availability of blood and summarize appropriate data prior to surgery.
• Patients per shift: 5
• EMR: Cerner
• Credentialing timeframe: 60-120 days
• Active unrestricted PA License
• Active BLS certifications
• 1 year of experience
• Board Certified
• Must be able to provide at least 2 supervisory references.

TheraEx Staffing Services - APP Job ID #A-PSHS2-240507-00320.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Locum, Local area, Shift work,

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