Physician Assistant

Westchester Medical Center Valhalla , NY 10595

Posted 2 months ago

Must have an active or be eligible to obtain a NYS license

The Cardiothoracic Surgical Physician Assistant provides medical and surgical care in the division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Service for Westchester Medical Center. General responsibilities include examining patients, formulating diagnoses and developing a treatment plan for patients, performing technical, clinical and surgical procedures, documenting patient progress and surgical care. In addition, the CT-Physician Assistant will perform saphenous vein harvests, place and remove chest tubes and catheters, intubate and extubate patients and place and remove central lines and arterial lines.

Education:

Graduation from an accredited PA School.

Experience:

Three years of experience as a licensed Physician Assistant where the primary function of the position was providing medical care to patients, two years of which must have been in a cardiothoracic surgical setting and/or Pediatrics.

Licenses/Certification:

License and current registration issued by the New York State Education Department as a Physician Assistant.

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