Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant in Kansas City, MO at ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1000 Carondelet Drive
    Kansas City, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2018

Job Description



St. Joseph Medical Center is considered among the top hospitals in Missouri for its excellence in Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, General Surgery and Senior Care Services. At St. Joseph, we are committed to providing a superior Patient Experience and are rated among the top hospitals in Patient Safety. We have an awesome Culture which is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement... our team members love working here because we treat each other like family!
As our new Board-Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) you will work collaboratively under the supervision of a recognized 'Top Doctor' of Cardiothoracic Surgery. You will be part of a specialized team providing surgical care to Cardiothoracic patients including CABG, VATS, valve replacement, aortic aneurysm repair, PCI, vein harvesting, and electrophysiology services. You will be involved in a full range of responsibilities, not limited to seeing new patients and performing complete history and physical examinations, helping formulate treatment plans, evaluating post-operative patients in the hospital and office, assisting with surgical procedures, writing orders and progress notes, handling discharge planning, endoscopically harvesting saphenous vein, wound closing, inserting and removing drainage tubes, applying wound dressings and returning phone calls from patients. As you might suspect, we are looking for someone with a strong record of accomplishment in cardiac surgery, extensive experience in surgical techniques including endoscopic vein harvesting and is able to assume first assistant responsibilities from day one. We offer a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits and relocation assistance.
St. Joseph Medical Center, a 310 bed, acute care hospital, sits on the border of Kansas and Missouri in South Kansas City. We are actively involved in our community which is best known for its barbeque, jazz, fountains and professional sports teams (KC Royals baseball, KC Chiefs football and Sporting KC soccer). At St. Joseph Medical Center, you can balance your professional determination with easy access to cultural, family, sporting, shopping or fine dining adventures.

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