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Physician Assistant, CVOR--part-time, days--CPUP

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Job ID: 221513
Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary of Accountabilities: 1. Patient teaching 2. Resident teaching 3. Operating room responsibilities including endovascular vein harvesting, robotic bypass/valve surgery assistant, insertion of chest tubes, central lines, and other OR procedures 4. First assist 5. Medical intervention 6. Second assist

Machines/Tools & Equipment: Loupe glasses, stethoscope, operating room equipment (provided)

Physical/Working Requirements: Self-motivated, independent, conceptually synthesizes knowledge base to apply to clinical and educational aspects of cardiovascular surgery. Exercises and applies independent judgment in cardiovascular surgical operating rooms. Requires long periods of standing and walking. Also requires extended periods of mental alertness and concentration.

Rarely requires climbing

Occasionally requires sitting/kneeling

Frequently requires bending and reaching

May require continuous periods of standing/walking

May require lifting, pulling, transferring up to 50 lbs

Minimum Certifications, Registry, and/or licenses required: Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program approved by the American Medical Association. Hold a current and valid physician assistant license in the state of Pennsylvania. Be board certified by the NLLPA.

Degree Requirements and Minimum Experience Required: Masters’ Degree Required

Skill Requirements: Previous cardiac surgery experience required. Prefer CTOR experience. 


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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