About WakeMed:Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000... volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status
Position Information:The Physician Assistant, Specialty ? Cardiothoracic Surgery (non-OR) will work under the general supervision of the cardiovascular surgery primary supervising physician, all cardiovascular surgery physicians, and the advanced practice provider director, to deliver competent medical care to an age-specific population including adults and geriatric cardiovascular surgery patients at WakeMed during hours as designated. The position will complete admission and pre-operative workups, consultations, daily rounds in units, discharges, and clinical record dictation activities, function as the on-site liaison to directly receive calls and provide orders to staff to manage pre-and post-operative surgical and medical care needs, provide orders for transfer or discharge as appropriate, and provide assistance in communicating directly with the cardiovascular surgeons during emergencies. Position to maintain the scope of practice to be consistent with the policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines governed by the North Carolina Medical Board, and any other federal or state regulatory agencies, as well as the policies and procedures of WakeMed. Understands the needs of the organization and supports the mission, values, and management of WakeMed.
Experience Requirements:Clinical - Cardiology Preferred
Education Required:Bachelor's Degree Physician Assistant Required - And Master's Degree Physician Assistant Preferred
Licensure/Certification Requirements:Licensed Physician Assistant And Board Certification in Area of Practice
Hours of Work:6A-630P
Weekend Requirements:Every Fourth