CV&T Physician Assistant Opportunity with Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), a multi-specialty group bringing together more than 400+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners, is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a not-for-profit community health system with a patient service area of over 1.3 million residents covering 19 counties.  NGPG is currently seeking a highly motivated Physician Assistant to join our succefful, well established goup in providing exceptional skilled and compassionate care to our growing community as a part of our Cardiothoracic hospital employed group.

Opportunity Details

The Physician Assistant will spend their day consulting with patients with chronic cardiac issues, or who are in recovery from acute cardiac events.  The Physician Assistant is expected to monitor patients, counsel, educate families and to act as a liaison between doctors, patients, families and hospital staff. Responsibiiltes cover both an inpatient and outpatient setting and include admission history and physicals, pre and post-operative patient management, assist in the OR, discharge, summaries, pre-op and post-op assessments.
  • The current team consists of 4 Cardiothoracic surgeons, 5 PAs, 1 NP that is hopital based and 1 NP that is outpatient only
  • Schedulle: 4-day work week
  • Weekday and Weekend Call: Rotating call schedule (1:6) with other team members
  • Extra compensation for weekend coverage
  • Employer will support training and competency education
Required skills and qualifications:
  • Board Certification via NCCPA required
  • Ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience OR recently trained candidates with applicable experience who are eager to learn will be considered
  • The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, team player, self-motivated and able to multi-task are a must.
Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Health System:
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package
  • Malpractice coverage provided
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals - Healthgrades
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia's #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women's care and more
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Award-winning Schools
  • Endless outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and world class water sports on Lake Lanier
  • Only 45 minutes to metro Atlanta and 45 minutes to the North Georgia Mountains

Submit your CV to the attention of Jennifer McCalla, Senior Physician Recruiter

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