Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Physician Assistant/First Assist - CT Surgery- Lutheran

Physician Assistant

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital, a member of the Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne, IN, has an opportunity for a Physician Assistant to be First Assist with CT Surgery program.  PA will have maximum exposure to difficult cases and work in the full continuum of cardiac care with a dynamic team! Requires licensure as PA with prescriptive authority and 3+ years CT surgery first assist experience with vein harvesting.

 Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care center with an advanced cardiac care program: Advanced heart failure, cardiac transplants and VADs, complex arrhythmias and devices, TAVR, Mitraclip, Watchman, CardioMEMS and more!

 https://www.lutheranhospital.com/cardiac-care

Details of Position:

  • First assist - Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Complex cardiac procedures, including heart transplants and minimally invasive surgery
  • Full spectrum of cardiac surgery care - pre op and post op care
  • Manage post-op patient, including arrhythmias, fluid balance and other conditions and treat as appropriate in collaboration with surgeon
  • Monitor, consult and act as liaison between surgeon, patient, family and staff
  • Independently see post op patients in outpatient setting
  • Surgical call rotation with APP team
  • Collaborative team of cardiac surgeons and advanced practice providers

 Comprehensive Compensation Package includes:

  • Attractive compensation package
  • Recruitment Incentives: Medical Education Debt Assistance, Commencement Bonus
  • CME Allowance and CME days
  • Vacation, 401k with match, Health/Vision/Dental/Life

Live in and around Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne offers a unique opportunity to combine a satisfying work life with an exceptional quality of living.  Among its attributes as the 2nd largest city in Indiana are:  Affordability;  Top rated public and private schools as well as college and universities; An extensive network of parks, trails, lakes and golf courses; Family activities including  the Children’s Zoo, Fort Wayne Museum Art, Botanical Conservatory and more!   Indianapolis is just 2 hours away and Chicago, Cincinnati and Detroit are within 3 hours!

 

Job ID:
Employment Type: Full Time
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Solicitations: No

Location Description

Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility that opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1904. Lutheran’s areas of specialized care include northern Indiana’s only heart and kidney transplant programs, an accredited bariatric surgery program, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center. In addition to transplantation, Lutheran’s trailblazing history of heart care is evident through its accreditations as a heart failure institute and chest pain center. It has also achieved advanced certification from The Joint Commission for ventricular assist devices and was the first hospital in northern Indiana to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Lutheran Children’s Hospital teams with 68 pediatricians from across the region and state who practice in 20 areas of pediatric specialty. This “hospital within a hospital” now includes a separate pediatric emergency department and offers an environment filled with imagination and color throughout. Lutheran Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of expertise and technology locally so patients don’t have to travel hours from home to receive the care they deserve. 

Lutheran Health Network, whose members are owned by subsidiaries of Community Health Systems, is a taxpaying, integrated healthcare delivery system and one of the largest employers in the region with eight separately licensed hospitals and nearly 1,000 licensed beds including 793 in Allen County alone. The foundation of Lutheran Health Network is a strong team consisting of more than 7,000 associates. Each network entity offers a wide range of services and specialties. The community of Ft. Wayne, Indiana is a great place to live, work and play. Ft. Wayne, the state’s second largest city, is a three-time All-America City Award winner and has also received the City Livability Award from The United States Conference of Mayors. Our community is affordable – 9% below the national average – and regularly ranks near the top of the list for most affordable housing. The educational system includes multiple universities and excellent public and private schools. Art and cultural activities include a 66-mile trail network, the Philharmonic, multiple museums, and sports teams. “The Summit City” also offers many opportunities for golf enthusiasts including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. Furthermore, Ft. Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Detroit. 

Lutheran Health Network continues to provide patients with extensive access to specialized care through its hospitals, patient care centers and physician practices. The strength of Lutheran Health Network allows it to recruit highly skilled physicians, innovate with the newest technology and participate in clinical research. These attributes enable it to sustain and grow its spectrum of services, and most importantly, deliver the choice, support, care and patient experience that have long been its hallmark.   

Network members include Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Dukes Memorial Hospital, Dupont Hospital, Kosciusko Community Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, The Orthopedic Hospital, RediMed, Rehabilitation Hospital of Ft. Wayne, and St. Joseph Hospital.

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Location

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46804

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