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OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is seeking an experienced physician assistant to join our adult cardiovascular surgery team. This team member will work in the OR and see patients both pre-op/post-op in the clinic as well as post-up on the telemetry unit. Will serve as first/second surgical assist with adult cardiothoracic and heart/lung procedures.
Requires experience in EVH and open saphenous vein and open radial artery harvest techniques, paracentesis, thoracentesis, temporary pacer wire removal, chest/mediastinal tube removal, IABP removal, arterial line placement, central line placement to include Swan-Ganz catheter insertion.
This individual collaborates with physicians and serves as a key team member in a 24 hour directed multidisciplinary team model in a 32 bed adult heart unit. The unit consists of 18 ICU, 6 Intermediate, and 8 cardiac telemetry step-down unit beds. Over 400 cardiovascular surgeries are completed each year.
Night call shared with three other PA providers. Weekend call required.
As the flagship medical center for one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the United States, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center. It is home to the Childrens Hospital of Illinois, and University of Illinois College of Medicine residency and fellowship training programs.
Benefits include CME, association membership dues, holidays, vacation weeks, paid relocation assistance, and health, life, and dental insurance, and matching 401K retirement plan.
Greater Peoria, IL, metro area population of over 350,000, offers remarkably low cost of living with all the comforts and attractions of the big city with less congestion.
OSF HealthCare owned and operated by The Sisters for the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, includes OSF Healthcare System consisting of eleven hospitals and medical centers, one long-term care facility, and two colleges of nursing. Additionally, OSF Medical Group is a primary care physician network consisting of more than 800 primary care, specialist physicians, and advanced practice providers. OSF Healthcare is consistently recognized as one of the top integrated health care networks in the United States, achieving SDI's "Top 100" rating for over ten years. To align our care delivery system more closely with physicians, we have developed clinical service lines in cardiac, neurosciences and pediatrics. OSF HealthCare owns an extensive network of home health services known as OSF Home Care Services and also owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., comprised of healthcare-related businesses, and OSF Healthcare Foundation, the philanthropic are for OSF Healthcare System and OSF Home Care Service.