Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant w/ vein harvesting

  • 113852
  • Physician Assistant
  • October 19, 2020
  • Kearney, NE 68848
  • Day 8
  • November 07, 2020
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $98.00 - $110.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

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Discipline: Physician Assistants & Advanced Practice Nursing Providers

Specialty: Physician Assistant

State: NE



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Michelle Chambers

Senior Manager of Recruiting, Behavioral Health


“I really like helping my doctors, particularly the older ones. I enjoy serving as their personal agent in finding positions that make the most sense for them. I have established some very solid relationships with many of my providers. They trust me and know I have their best interests at heart.”

Job Description & Requirements

Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant w/ vein harvesting

This facility in Kearney, Nebraska is looking for a Physician Assistant for Cardiothoracic Surgery with vain harvesting locum tenens support as they look to grow their current staff.  

This opportunity offers/requires: 

  • Monday - Friday clinic and elective surgery schedule, but 24x7 call for Level II trauma center. 
  • The provider will be required to back up the interventional cardiologist with surgery, support their referrals for surgery, inpatient consultation at the request of hospitalist, and Emergency Department call coverage.
  • Case logs needed for the past 12 months with documentation of 100 cardiothoracic surgical procedures that include a minimum of 35 open-heart procedures as the primary operator. 
  • Low volume program at this point so only 1-2 Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting per week and 1-2 other cases such as a pacemaker or thoracic.
  • Temporary Nebraska licensure is available 

Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 30,787 at the 2010 census. It is home to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. The westward push of the railroad as the Civil War ended gave birth to the community. 

Facility Location

Kearney is home to the University of Nebraska which was founded in 1905. The city’s Moto is: “The Heart of Nebraska”. There are two microbreweries there as well as the Museum of Nebraska art which houses artifacts from 175 years ago, as far back as the 19th century. The Viaero Event Center which seats 5,500 and hosts performances, events and concerts, is also located in Kearney.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for the contractor providers we match to client opportunities. In addition, our locum tenens typically receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team that handles all travel, lodging, rentals and transportation needs. Additionally, our Physician Mobility initiative decreases the amount of time you must wait to work at a facility where you are presented or have worked from 24 months to 6 months.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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