General Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Missoula, MT, Montana

Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

International Heart Institute of Montana

Physician Assistant (PA) - General Surgery


Job Description

Providence has an opportunity for a full-time physician assistant or nurse practitioner to join the International Heart Institute (IHI) of Montana at the hospital in Missoula. Currently, the surgeons perform over 350 open heart cases per year and are supported by a dedicated team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, surgical technicians, and clerical office staff. There is also a robust structural heart program which is a collaborative program between interventional cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery physicians, making this is an excellent opportunity to join a world-renowned heart center in the heart of the Rockies. while enjoying a great work-life balance.

  • Full-time position; competitive compensation and benefits
  • Proficient skills in endoscopic vein and radial harvest, as well as assisting in complex valve and bypass surgeries required
  • On-call requirement of 1:4
  • Four ten-hour days/week in addition to rotating weekend and on-call requirement
  • Duties include supporting the surgeons in the operating room during cardiac and thoracic surgeries, and participating in daily management during the postoperative period

Where You’ll Work

The International Heart Institute of Montana is a globally recognized practice offering full vascular, cardiac and thoracic interventions and services. On the campus of Missoula’s Providence St. Patrick Hospital, this institute has been ranked one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular programs by Truven Health. Each year, the institute hosts the annual Rocky Mountain Valve Symposium, which draws heart specialists from around the world for workshops, lectures and training in new procedures.

Where You’ll Live

Missoula is a sophisticated university town of 65,000 halfway between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. The area offers unlimited recreational opportunities like skiing, paddling, fishing and hiking. Its numerous cultural amenities, including a symphony and active theater, fuel a vibrant arts scene. Missoula is a family-oriented community with great public schools, universities and social activities year-round. Western Montana’s summers consist of long, adventure-inspiring days and starry nights, and its winters are mild.

Who You’ll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission – to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 16099


Other Details

Job ID: 9d8cd375-2bfe-442f-b1ff-c5f72797b539

Practice Type: Unknown

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


International Heart Institute of Montana
500 West Broadway Suite 320
Missoula, MT, Montana 59802


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