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Physician Assistant - Cardio Thoracic Surgery

Crown Point Administration

 

Address   Franciscan Physician Network
    1201 South Main Street
    Crown Point, IN 46307

 

Hours  Rotating

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Master's Required

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Surgical First Assist Physician Assistant to join our group located in Crown Point, Indiana. 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.

WHAT WE NEED:

Ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience. Experience in vein harvesting is required.  The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and have a desire to invest in the community, building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
  • Schedule: 7 on / 7 off
  • Weekday Call: 7 on / 7 off
  • Weekend & Holiday Call: 1:2
  • Employer will support training and competency education
    • Vein harvesting experience is a must
  • Physician Assistant to support the cardiothoracic surgery 
  • Common Diagnoses:
    • CAD
    • Cardiac Valvular Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Carotid Disease
    • CABG
    • CABG & Aortic Valve Replacement
    • CABG & Mitral Valve Replacement or Repair
    • Valve Surgery 
    • Thoracic Surgery 
    • VATS 
    • Lobectomy 
    • Vascular surgery 
    • Carotid Endarterectomy 
    • Femoral Popliteal Bypass
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair 
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair Open 
    • Management of Groin Complications
    • Retroperitoneal Bleeds 
  • Typical Procedures: 
    • Procure conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery
    • First assist in surgery 
    • Arterial lines
    • Central lines
    • Place Swan Ganz catheters
    • Perform thoracentesis 
    • Place and remove intra-aortic balloons
    • Place and remove chest tubes
    • Provide pre- and post-operative care
  • Onsite Equipment 
    • EKG 
    • ABI
    • Pacemaker interrogators
WHO WE ARE:

Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.
 
With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.

WHAT WE OFFER:

At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
  • Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
  • Paid malpractice
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
  • Customized marketing support
  • Leadership development through board and committee opportunities
MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, please contact Physician and Provider Services Team at practice@franciscanalliance.org or (844) 376-3627.

WHERE WE LIVE:

Crown Point in Lake County, Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. Northwest Indiana has a reasonable cost of living, is family-friendly with award-winning schools.  Crown Point has a hometown atmosphere, with its historic downtown square, numerous unique shops, parks, golf courses, and other scenic locales.  Crown Point is in close proximity to Chicago, Lake Michigan beaches, area waterparks, and much more. Whether you are living on the lake or inland, Crown Point offers a little piece of paradise for each individual.   

Crown Point Attractions:

  • Lake County Fairgrounds hosts a large variety of festivals and entertainment throughout the year
  • Crown Point Farmer’s Market
  • Multiple golf courses 
  • Lemon Lake County Park
     


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Physician Assistant

Certification(s): Physician Assistant

Travel: 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago