Carolinas Healthcare System Physician Assistant - Thoracic Surgery - CMC Main in Charlotte, North Carolina

Physician Assistant - Thoracic Surgery - CMC Main

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Date: Aug 10, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 141742

Position Number: 00161960

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Day Shift, No Call

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Surgery-CV/Thoracic

Location: SHVI MCP - Surgery

Location Details:

Job Summary

Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute is seeking an experienced Advanced Practitioner to join the newly established Thoracic Surgery Division. Incumbent will treat patients within a clinic setting, manage inpatient post-operative care and perform surgical first assist.

Additional Job Details Include:

• Partner with a team of 6 Physicians, 1 Advanced Care Practitioner and 6 Support Staff

• Outpatient clinic appointments: new patient work ups, established post-opp visits – including 6 month follow-ups for up to two years

• Clinical patient calls/triage

• Inpatient post-operative care

• Surgical First Assist

• Program development with collaborating physician

• Expand surgery group from 750 WRVU’s to 2000 WRVU’s to meet 5- Year Growth Plan

• Day shift Monday-Friday. No call.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Must have or be eligible for a DEA license. Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the state one works. Eligible for prescriptive authority application through the Board of Nursing or Medical Board in NC required. BLS for Healthcare Provider from AHA required with expiration date greater than 90 days from date of beginning practice. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.

Area Profile

Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and South Carolina and the second largest in the Southeast, making it the 13th largest city in the United States. The “Queen City” has a great assortment of cultural activities, dining options, and professional sporting teams. Charlotte is centrally located, making it just a short drive to both coastal and mountain resorts for weekend trips.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer