Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Physician Assistant is an independent health care provider who coordinates inpatient/outpatient care through collaboration with the division Medical Director or his/her designee. The PA provides care in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners/Physician Assistant Advisory Committee.
They will assist in the preparation of a cardiac surgical patient for the operating room. Scrubbing in operating room as first or second assist for cardiothoracic surgical cases. Assist physician in the inpatient setting by conducting patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, determine and implement therapeutic plans jointly with the supervising physician.
Bachelor s Degree in Science. Physician Assistant Certification, Registration & Licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners/ Physician Assistant Advisory. Basic Life Support (BLS); Advanced Life Support (ACLS). Minimum 3 years of experience in a Cardio Thoracic Surgery Program in a Hospital setting.