Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Surgical First Assist Physician Assistant with current vein harvesting experience to join our group located in Crown Point, Indiana. The Physician Assistant will spend their day consulting with patients with chronic cardiac issues, or who are in recovery from acute cardiac events. The Physician Assistant is expected to monitor patients, counsel, educate families and to act as a liaison between doctors, patients, families and hospital staff.
WHAT WE NEED:
Ideal candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience. Experience in vein harvesting is required. Â The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. Candidate will display exceptional interpersonal skills and have a desire to invest in the community, building long-lasting relationships with patients and their families.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Schedule: 7 on / 7 off
Call taken during week on
Daily inpatient rounding
Will support the outpatient clinic
Average inpatient volume: 5 â“ 10 patients per day
Employer will support training and competency education
Vein harvesting experience is required
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Procure conduit for coronary artery bypass surgery
First assist in surgery
Place Swan Ganz catheters
Place and remove intra-aortic balloons
Place and remove chest tubes
Provide pre- and post-operative care
WHO WE ARE:
Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division ofÂ FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Healthâ™s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers.
With 13 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.
WHAT WE OFFER:
At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:
Competitive compensation, including income guarantee, with bonus incentives
Generous recruitment bonus program including relocation allowance; commencement and retention packages
Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
Short- and Long-Term Own Occupation Disability
Customized marketing support
Leadership development through board and committee opportunities
Crown Point in Lake County, Indiana is a desirable community in which to live and work. Northwest Indiana has a reasonable cost of living, is family-friendly with award-winning schools. Â Crown Point has a hometown atmosphere, with its historic downtown square, numerous unique shops, parks, golf courses, and other scenic locales.Â Crown Point is in close proximity to Chicago, Lake Michigan beaches, area waterparks, and much more. Whether you are living on the lake or inland, Crown Point offers a little piece of paradise for everyone.Â Â
Crown Point Attractions:
Lake County Fairgrounds hosts a large variety of festivals and entertainment throughout the year
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.