Physician Assistant – Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
July 31, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
At Northwell Health, our skilled cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, thoracic surgeons, and vascular specialists offer the experience and expertise needed for a wide range of cardiovascular and thoracic treatments—from common minimally invasive procedures to the most complex heart surgeries. And with convenient locations throughout New York City, Long Island and Westchester, we offer the care you need right where you need it.
We are proud to offer only at Northwell Health, the “Follow Your Heart” program monitors our post-surgery heart patients in the comfort of their own homes.
Our cardiac services have been recognized by the New York State Department of Health and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for excellent outcomes. We're proud to be recognized for high-quality care by state and national health departments, agencies and organizations—because our patients are at the heart of everything we do.
As a Physician Assistant in the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery department at Lenox Hill Hospital, you will perform a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and outcome evaluation. Participates in performance improvement, research and educational activities.
Bachelor’s Degree, required.
Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs (ARC-PA) program, required.
Licensed Physician Assistant (LPA) by the New York State Department of Education, required.
Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required.
Current BLS and ACLS certification, required.
Internal Number: 001XV9
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest healthcare provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, over 650 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for more than two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 63,500 employees – 15,000+ nurses and 3,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.