(CVT Phys Asst) Locum Tenens

  • 91813
  • Physician Assistant
  • October 09, 2018
  • 3400 Ministry Parkway
  • Schofield, WI 54476
  • October 22, 2018
  • Staff Care
  • Locum Tenens
  • $83.00 - $95.00*
  • *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. 

Job Description & Requirements

(CVT Phys Asst) Locum Tenens

Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Surgery PA who has experience with endoscopic vein harvesting and can assist in the OR, clinic and hospital rounding.  We will need full time coverage as soon as possible.
  • Specialty: Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Client Name: Ascension Medical Group Weston, WI
  • Primary Worksite Name: Saint Clare’s Hospital/Ascension Medical Group Weston, WI
  • Primary Worksite City:  Weston
  • Primary Worksite State: WI
  • Other Worksites: N/A
  • Worksite Type: Hospital/some clinic
  • Reason for Coverage: gap in OR support for first assist/CV PA to do EVH while recruiting for full time CV PA
  • Start Date:  ASAP
  • End Date:  TBD – likely at least six months or longer
  • Work Schedule:  full time – primarily for OR support and some hospital rounding, call availability when onsite
  • Staff Information: 2 Surgeons, 1 Nurse Practitioner, two Medical Assistants, one LPN and one RN in Clinic
  • Patient Information:  some scheduled cases, over half are urgent cases
  • Required Procedures/Skills: endoscopic vein harvesting, first assist capabilities in OR
  • Additional Provider Requirements: having his/her own set of loupes for OR would be helpful
  • Decision Making Process: would be supported by Cardiothoracic or Cardiovascular Surgeon, Hospitalists and Intensivists are available 24/7 as well
  • Hospital Credentialing/Privileging Required: yes
  • Rounding, Clinic, OR? Rounding in the hospital, some clinic work, majority of availability needs to be for OR
  • How many days in the OR and Clinic?
  • Types of cases seen? All general cardiac cases and some thoracic such as chest tube placement and management, lobectomy and decortication for empyema.  The cardiac cases would be CABG, Aortic Valve, Mitral valves, etc.  Some familiarity with ascending aortic dissections and carotid endarterectomy would be desirable.
  • Census on OR cases as well as patients per day in the clinic? 5-10 patients per day between OR, hospital and clinic
  • Certifications: BLS – ACLS – PALS - ATLS?
  • EMR: Hospital – Centricity and Cattails; Clinic - Athena
  • Willing to License: no
  • DEA Required: yes
  • Worksite Information: Saint Clare’s Hospital is a level 3 trauma center with a very active Cardiac Cath Lab and a growing cardiac and thoracic surgery service line

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

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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