Physician Assistant- Cardiac Surgery

Location
Baltimore, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 23, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed Surgeon and/or physician in the Cardiac Surgery department, the Physician’s Assistant, Cardiac Surgery performs professional duties and surgical assistance.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience
  • Graduation from a Physician Assistant Training Program approved by the Board of Physician Quality Assurance is required. Evidence of current certification as a Physician’s Assistant by the Maryland Board of Physician Quality Assurance.
  • Certification or eligibility for certification by National Commission for Certifying Physician’s Assistants is required. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification is required.
  • Registration by Maryland State Board for Medical Examiners as a Physician’s Assistant is required.
  • Copy of a letter of agreement approved by Board of Physician Quality Assurance is required.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient populations(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.
  • Highly effective verbal and written skills are required to work with all levels of hospital personnel, administrators and clinical staff.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and maximize efficient system operations.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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