Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Seeking 3 PAs (first surgical assist role) - EVH expertise needed - Northeast INDIANA

Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

Physician Assistant (PA) - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Description

Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Medical Group (140+ physicians) are seeking 3 additional Advanced Practitioners with ideally 3+ years of experience in Cardiothoracic / Cardiovascular Surgery to improve efficiency and workflow for patients in the operation room. Incoming PA would be involved with complex CV surgical cases as part of a team of highly specialized physicians and assistants ("Indiana Ohio Heart"). There are currently 6 CV Surgeons in group and 3 PAs. Incoming Physician Assistant is required to have EVH experience and certification in CV surgery.  Group will consider graduating candidates as well.
The primary responsibility is OR 1st assist / EVH. Rounding is minimal, but would be highly valued going forward.

Competitive Financial package to include salary, incentive, and comprehensive benefits package.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, Surgeries/EVH in the mornings, Post OP follow-up visits in the afternoons (noon to 4:30pm).
Call (weekdays/weekends): Light and Limited. No VAD on call at this time.

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, a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center.

The Fort Wayne, Community is a great place to live, work, play and raise children. Fort Wayne, is the state’s second largest city and three-time All-America City Award winner! Our community is affordable at 9% below the national average – and regularly ranks near the top of the list for most affordable housing. The educational system includes excellent public and private schools and numerous universities. Art and cultural activities include a 66-mile bike trail, the Philharmonic, multiple museums, an awarding winning children’s zoo and minor league 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. 

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Other Details

Job ID: 58098673-b47c-45c1-b5d0-a74075869c1f

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: Yes

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Hiring Organization

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

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