Cardiac Surgery - Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant Job with Northeast Georgia Health System in Gainesville, GA

CV&T Physician Assistant in Northeast Georgia - Gainesville

Northeast Georgia Health System Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 06/22/2022
  • 1023350

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), a multi-specialty group bringing together more than 600+ talented physicians and advanced practitioners, is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), a not-for-profit community health system with a patient service area of over 1.3 million residents covering 19 counties. NGPG is currently seeking a highly motivated Physician Assistant to join a successful, well established group in providing exceptional skilled and compassionate care to our growing community as a part of our Cardiothoracic hospital employed group.

Opportunity Details:

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. Responsibilities cover both an inpatient and outpatient setting and include admission history and physicals, pre- and post-operative patient management, discharge summaries, pre-op and post-op assessments.

  • The current team consists of  6 Cardiothoracic surgeons, 5 PAs, 1 NP that is hospital based and 1 NP that is outpatient only
  • Schedule: 4-day work week
  • Weekday and Weekend Call: Rotating call schedule (1:6) with other team members
  • Extra compensation for weekend coverage
  • Employer will support training and competency education


Required skills and qualifications:

  • Board Certification via NCCPA required
  • Ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience in cardiology, surgery, and or cardiovascular experience OR recently trained candidates with applicable experience who are eager to learn.
  • The candidate will have a focus on clinical excellence and patient satisfaction.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, team player, self-motivated and able to multitask are a must.


Benefits of Working at Northeast Georgia Health System

  • Excellent Compensation and Benefits package
  • Malpractice Coverage Provided
  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals – Healthgrades
  • Recognized in recent years as Georgia’s #1 Hospital for overall hospital care, overall surgical care, heart care, orthopedic surgery, women’s care and more
  • Thriving economy, low cost of living, and Award-Winning Schools
  • Endless Outdoor Activities including hiking, biking, and world-class water sports on Lake Lanier
  • Short Commute only 45 minutes to Atlanta and 45 minutes to the North Georgia Mountains

Please email CV to Jennifer McCalla, Senior Physician Recruiter