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Fairfield Medical Center
Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
Practitioner Opportunity: Fairfield Healthcare Professionals– Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
618 Pleasantville Road, Lancaster, Ohio
Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospital: Fairfield Medical Center
Location: Lancaster, OH
Practice Model: Employed
Status: Full Time (3-5 years experience preferred)
Availability: Winter 2020
Call Coverage: 1:3
Opportunity Highlights: Fairfield Medical Center seeks a dynamic Physician Assistant to join an established, progressive, employed practice providing comprehensive thoracic and cardiac care in the community. The practice includes two cardiothoracic surgeons, one nurse practitioner and one physician assistant. The practice is conveniently located in Lancaster on the campus of Fairfield Medical Center. This position offers the opportunity to practice with a high-respected team who have been part of a strong, physician-led service line at Fairfield Medical . They provide approximately 400 cardiac and thoracic cases annually. The service line also includes eight cardiologists, two vascular surgeons and three critical care pulmonologists. Fairfield Medical Center recently opened a new Surgical Services expansion to include a new Cardiac OR and six new Cardiac ICU rooms.
Lancaster is conveniently located 30 minutes southeast of Columbus, Ohio and offers new schools and great neighborhoods. Work in a safe, family-oriented community with a superb quality of life.
Great location – growing area in Central Ohio
Flexible schedule and family-focused philosophy
Competitive compensation and benefit package provided – signing bonus, loan forgiveness, moving expenses
About Fairfield Medical Center
Fairfield Medical Center, located in the third fastest growing county in Ohio, is a 222-bed independent community hospital located about 25 minutes southeast of Columbus. We are the largest employer in Lancaster, as well as Fairfield County. Outside of the Metro areas, we are the largest inpatient healthcare facility in the counties contiguous to Fairfield and in the remainder of the region, which extends south to the Ohio River. We offer state-of-the-art technology, and our Medical Staff is made up of highly trained specialists in the areas of cardiovascular, cardiothoracic, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonary/critical care, rheumatology, neurology, general surgery, infectious disease, gastroenterology, and many more. Our Emergency Department sees approximately 52,000 visits per year.
Experience Fairfield Medical Center’s new River Valley Campus, now open in Lancaster. This state-of-the-art facility offers 24-hour emergency care, as well as imaging, lab, outpatient, physical therapy, orthopedic and women’s health services. The campus also contains a spacious exercise room, walking track and fitness area, which is open to all members of the Robert K. Fox Family Y. The River Valley Campus is conveniently located off the Route 33 corridor, next to River View Surgery Center.
Contact Person: Amy Sampson-Swinehart
Phone: (740) 687-8071
Fax: (740) 687-8143
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
PROGRAM DIRECTOR, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM
Lawrence Technological University, a national university, renowned for its “theory and practice” mode of education is seeking a visionary and innovative founding Program Director of the Physician Assistant Program, to be launched in 2022. The PA program, along with the Nursing program will be at the forefront of a growing emphasis on allied health sciences at LTU.
POSITION: The Director of the Physician Assistant Program reports to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences where he/she is the chief PA programs’ academic officer. The Director’s primary responsibility is to advance the mission of the program, to develop a vision and the strategic steps necessary to achieve that vision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of the Physician Assistant Program reports to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences where he/she is the chief PA programs’ academic officer. The director is responsible for the organization, administration and management of the academic and fiscal aspects of the program including the hiring of faculty and staff. The director will lead the accreditation process required by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). He/she will serve as a liaison between LTU and Ascension Health Providence. The Director is an eleven-month, administrative position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Additional key responsibilities of the position are managing the enrollment in the program and establishing constituencies and alliances within the University and with Ascension Health Providence working with colleagues in a spirit of partnership, transparency and fiscal responsibility. The Director will be responsible for recruiting additional faculty and will assist in student recruitment and admissions.
• Secure professional accreditation from the ARC-PA for the PA program;
• Hire, supervise, mentor and oversee program personnel including the medical director.
• Work with the medical director to insure instructional and clinical experiences meet the current standards in patient care and the PA profession;
• Work closely with Ascension Health Providence in Southfield in the development and organization of the program and to discuss future collaborations;
• Collaborate with other University units and engage alumni, industry and the profession community;
• Participate in the design, development and evaluation of the program’s curriculum;
• Identify relevant existing library holdings and needs to support the program;
• Manage the program’s enrollment, advancing strategies for recruitment and retention of students;
• Facilitate and guide the development of marketing materials;
• Work with the Advancement Office and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in fundraising for the program from both public and private entities and individuals;
• Represent the program, the College and University effectively in educational, governmental, business, alumni and other public forums.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Engage in strategic planning; assess program and organizational needs. Design strategies to address those needs. Monitor budget and perform compensation, benefits and performance reviews. Prepare communications to employees. Meet with alumni, community leaders and representatives of public and private entities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Essential to the position are proven leadership, administrative and organizational skills, and a commitment to academic excellence and fiscal responsibility. Experience with the PA accreditation process, and the vision and creativity necessary to secure accreditation is important. Enrollment management skills and experiences working and recruiting diverse student populations are necessary. Faculty development, fund- raising, and community and alumni engagement skills are required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Director must be a NCCPA certified PA or a M.D. or D.O. The successful candidate will hold or is eligible for the appropriate license in Michigan. Administrative and academic experience is highly desirable. He/she should also possess a track record of participation and leadership in professional and academic associations, and sufficient experience to engage the professional community. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Superior planning and organizing ability is required. Ability to comprehend and resolve complex interpersonal and organizational problems is essential. The ability to plan and work independently as well as in teams is essential. Incumbents will possess both strong analytical skills and sound instincts to complement programming and service delivery
OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES and QUALIFICATIONS: Individuals should possess significant personnel management, curriculum development, fund raising, instructional, coaching/counseling/conflict resolution, and change management skills. Individuals should also possess the ability to represent the school and university effectively in educational, governmental, business and alumni public forums. Individuals should possess knowledge of leadership concepts and applications, motivation concepts and applications, third-party contract negotiation and management, including development of requests for proposals and knowledge current with emerging trends in education.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and include, in a SINGLE PDF FILE, the following: a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of leadership philosophy, and names of five references. References will not be contacted without informing the candidate. For best consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2020. This position is subject to availability of funds.
Lawrence Technological University conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, visit ltu.edu.
Providers for Healthy Living
Psychiatry Physician Assistant
We are a team-oriented mental health practice in Gahanna/Columbus, Ohio that is seeking a fun and innovative individual to join our work family. We currently employ a full-time psychiatrist, physician assistant, and therapists, and would love to add an additional PA to our growing practice. The person we choose should be willing to treat adults . This individual will need to have great interpersonal skills, be able to multitask, be comfortable with electronic health records, and be able to interact in a professional and calm manner under pressure. We are looking for an individual for a long-term career placement, not just a temporary job.
We offer a competitive salary, health insurance, short- and long-disability insurance, 401K, and paid time off. All candidates may be required to pass a drug screen and background check upon hire.
Valid Ohio licensure, as well as full prescriptive authority with the ability to prescribe stimulants, is a requirement for this position. Psychiatry experience or Psychiatry CAQ is a plus.
Please submit your resume/CV and salary expectations to the attention of Dr. Matthew Lowe, CEO and Chief Medical Officer, at:
Ohio Pain and Rehab Specialists
Full Time PA-C
We are seeking a Physician Assistant to join our team! You will provide healthcare services, under the supervision of a physician.
Administer injections, and other medical procedures
Assess patient health through interviews and physical examinations
Provide counsel and medical treatment to patients
Educate patients on overall wellness and health maintenance
Develop and implement patient management plans
Maintain a safe and clean work environment
Previous experience as a physician assistant or other medical fields
Familiarity with medical tools and equipment
Ability to build rapport with patients
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Competitive Salary and Benefit Package
Contact Person: Josh Carr
Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Regional Cardiothoracic Surgery has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time experienced Physician Assistant to work at our Lakewest Medical Building located in Willoughby, OH. This position will encompass OR, Inpatient and Outpatient Rotations.
The program you will be joining is one of the largest, most experienced cardiac and thoracic surgery groups in the world, our Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery cares for patients from all 50 states and around the world. Our surgeons offer virtually every type of cardiac surgery including elective or emergency surgery for heart valve disease, aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease, arrhythmia's, heart failure, Marfan syndrome and other less common conditions. This program also includes heart/lung transplants. You will perform in the first assist role alongside the surgeon and/or fellow/senior resident in cardiovascular and thoracic procedures. Within the role you will first assist in various duties during the surgical procedure such as coronary anastomosis, vein harvesting, suturing, etc. A review of the perioperative data for each case performed with Staff surgeons is an expectation in this role. There is a nine to twelve month orientation for this position. Position hours are 0700 – 1530, 0630-1600; flexible schedule with on-call requirement.
MedOne Hospital Physicians
Physician Assistant for busy Hospitalist group in Columbus, Ohio. Evaluates new and existing patients by performing a history and physical, orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic studies, prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities, and monitors for effectiveness of interventions for complex acute and chronically ill patients on the hospitalist service under supervision of a physician. Experience preferred but will consider new graduate.
Contact Person:Michelle Wende
Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has several openings for Physician Assistants to work strictly in the OR. The program you will be joining is one of the largest, most experienced cardiac and thoracic surgery groups in the world, our Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery cares for patients from all 50 states and around the world. Our surgeons offer virtually every type of cardiac surgery including elective or emergency surgery for heart valve disease, aortic aneurysm, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, heart failure, Marfan syndrome and other less common conditions. This program also includes heart/lung transplants. You will perform in the first assist role alongside the surgeon and/or fellow/senior resident in cardiovascular and thoracic procedures. Within the role you will first assist in various duties during the surgical procedure such as coronary anastomosis, vein harvesting, suturing, etc. A review of the perioperative data for each case performed with Staff surgeons is an expectation in this role. There is a nine to twelve month orientation for this position. The hours range from 645am start to 1130pm. There are a variety of shift to be offered including; 4-10 hours shift, 3-13 hour shifts, and 2-8’s/2-12’s. There is day and evening shifts available for role. Open to new licensed graduates with an OR rotation preferably in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Contact Person: Vincent Kovacic
Euclid Hospital Surgical Physician Assistant
Euclid Hospital is looking to add an APP to their Surgical team. This is a surgical position and would require 80% in the OR and 20% Rounds and orders for upcoming surgeries. The schedule is Monday - Friday 7 am 7:30 pm, with weekend and call coverage. There is a rotating call schedule shared with other APP team members. New graduates that are licensed will be considered.
Conducts thorough medical histories, performs complete physical examinations (where indicated), initiates appropriate lab, radiology tests or other special tests required for evaluation of illness, and scrutinizes lab data on new and former clinic patients and hospital admissions to establish a record of the patient's current health status and to develop a working diagnosis and treatment plan. Must be able to work with collaborating physician. Performs and interprets, at least to the point of recognizing deviations from normal, common laboratory, radiologic, cardiographic and other routine diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes as privileged by CCF Credentialing Board. Performs routine procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, managing simple conditions produced by infection or trauma, assisting in the management of more complex illness and injury which may include assisting surgeons in conducting operations and taking initiative in performing evaluation and therapeutic procedures in response to life-threatening situations, as privileged by CCF Credentialing Board. May prescribe and monitor medications as allowed by prescriptive authority through applicable state Board of Nursing/Medicine and CCF policy. Performs specialized procedures, including bone marrow aspirations, biopsies and harvest, blood draws, designated IV starts, spinal taps, thoracentesis and paracentesis as well as other specific procedures as directed by the physician, following approval by CCF Credentialing Board. Provides information and answers routine questions of patients regarding their disease, including preventive health maintenance topics such as diet, weight, smoking and topics related to medical specialty, with basic recommendations. Educates patients regarding their disease, treatments, related drug and treatment side effects and hazards. Participates in medical team rounds; collaborates with nursing, medical and other healthcare team members regularly to ensure quality patient care Refers patients to specialists as appropriate for consultation or for specialized health resources and treatment. Ensures continuity of care by serving as a liaison between patient and other members of the multi-disciplinary care team or with other specialty areas as necessary. Performs research follow-up studies. Assists in data analysis. Participates in quality monitoring thru the review of records and treatment plans for patient outcomes on a periodic basis to assure quality care. Facilitates appropriate length of stay, discharge planning and compliance with regulatory standards for inpatient management. May serve as clinical preceptor for PA/APRN students and other health professionals. May serve as Faculty for onboarding new employees. Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior. Demonstrates compassion and professionalism and a commitment to excellent patient care. Routinely takes call and works some off shift hours: Weekends/holidays, possibly nights Some special procedure privileging is required Other duties as assigned.
APRN: EDUCATION: Effective 05/01/2014: MSN required upon hire or within 5 years of hire for external hires and internal hires moving from a non-APRN licensed role to an APRN licensed role.
Graduate of an accredited ARPN training program.
PA: EDUCATION: Graduate of an A.R.C.-approved Physician Assistant Program.
Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies and/or applicable state license through the State Medical Board for certificate to practice.
APRN: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in applicable state.
National certification as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by nationally accredited organization recognized by state Board of Nursing, current licensure by applicable state Board of Nursing, (including certificate to prescribe if applicable).
Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through the American Heart Association (AHA); or Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) may be required based upon work setting.
PA: Current certification as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA (or successor).
Must have Prescriptive authority or eligible to apply for licensure to prescribe from the State Medical Board within the first 6 months of hiring.
Must have a Physician Supervision Agreement (listed on State Medical Board website) and/or signed addendum to Physician Supervision Agreement.
Must be privileged by CCF's Credentialing Board.
If candidate has held a license to prescribe within another jurisdiction and needs to obtain a Master's degree in order to apply for CT prescribe from applicable state, the candidate will be subject for review for eligibility for hiring within our system.
Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required based upon work setting.
For Homecare and Hospice field staff only, must have valid Ohio Driver’s license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
For Homecare and Hospice field staff only, must have proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
Competencies (Complexity of Work):
APRN/PA: Excellent analytical and decision making skills are required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrated competency and the ability to perform advanced assessment and diagnosis.
Demonstrated ability to utilize the electronic medical record.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Depending on practice, surgical fields may require surgical experience.
APRN: Two years clinical advanced practice nursing experience preferred.
Will consider new graduates
PA: Two years relative clinical experience preferred.
Will consider new graduates
APRN/PA: Typical physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations.
Requires corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.
May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
Personal Protective Equipment:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Physician Assistants – Western Pennsylvania - Recent grads welcomed!
Specialty Orthopaedics is a large, active practice located in Hermitage, PA, approximately 70 miles from Pittsburgh and Erie, PA and Cleveland and Akron, OH. Hermitage is a medium sized city with a lower cost of living, moderate traffic, and low crime rates. We are located near several hospitals and numerous universities and colleges. Within a seven-hour drive of Hermitage are Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, as well as Toronto, Canada.
We are looking for Physician Assistants to work in our orthopedic practice, which primarily focuses on joint replacement surgery, hand surgery and general orthopedics. Work time will be divided between office hours at our busy practice and surgical assisting at four local hospitals. Located in our clinic is a physical therapy, occupational hand therapy and wellness center with all of the latest equipment.
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k with safe harbor contribution, PTO/CME, AFLAC
Contact Person: Mike Jacobs