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Physician Assistant - Cardiology, Congenital Heart

Company: Emory Healthcare
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:The Emory Adult Congenital Heart Center is expanding and we are adding a Physician Assistant (PA) role to the team. This is an opportunity for a Cardiology PA to join the only adult congenital heart program in Georgia and one of the country's most extensive programs.Ideal candidate will have prior Cardiology experience as a Physician Assistant, however recent PA graduates with clinical rotations in Cardiology are welcome to apply.This is an outpatient role and the schedule will be weekdays with no call, nights or weekend requirements.Our Physician Assistants are an integral part of the Emory Healthcare integrated academic health care system. Some highlights of joining the Emory Healthcare team:Salary range: $110,000 to $140,000 per year depending upon years of experience as a Physician Assistant.This position is eligible to participate in our APP Incentive Plan.Student Loan repayment benefitPaid Parental Leave benefit available to all qualified employees.Comprehensive benefits that start Day 1Description:Advanced Practice Providers assist in the evaluation and treatment of patients. Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.JOB DESCRIPTION:Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients.Documents the delivery of care in the individual's medical records.Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems.Under the direction of a physician, performs physical examinations and specialized diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures including cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).Licensed as appropriate in the state of Georgia.American Heart Association BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required. ACLS may be required in some areas.Additional Details:Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.by Jobble

Keywords: Emory Healthcare, Atlanta , Physician Assistant - Cardiology, Congenital Heart, Healthcare , Atlanta, Georgia

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