Assists physicians in providing medical care to assigned patients. Planning and implementing physical examinations, interventions, and evaluating patient response according to instructions of the attending physician.
Must have year of experience in a medical clinic or hospital is preferred; strong written and oral communication skills are required, and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.
The NP PA will work with a high level of autonomy as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, fellows, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, dieticians and transplant coordinators.
Work with our multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, NP, PAs in managing care of adult and pediatric Cardiac Surgery and ventricular/cardiac assist device and heart and lung transplant patients in hospital (70 %) and clinic (30%) settings.
Possess ability to work independently/autonomously and interdependently with other health care professionals; have extensive patient assessment skills using diagnostic methods and instruments and possess ability to develop appropriate plan of care, modifying as indicated.
The Physician Assistant works as a part of a surgeon/physician assistant team, providing care for the cardiothoracic surgical patient throughout the surgical care continuum (pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative follow-up).
Provide clinical care for patients including assessment, diagnosis/treatment of illness, ordering and interpreting medical diagnostics, chronic illness management, wellness care, prescribing of medications, treatments, therapy, medical equipment, etc