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We are currently seeking qualified Physician Assistant candidates for a staff position in Cardiac Surgery. Our program currently has 2 cardiac surgeons, 3 cardiac surgical Physician Assistants, and 1 CRNP performing about 300+ cardiac surgical procedures annually, including CABG, valve surgery, LVADs, and ECMO.

Responsibilities:

Assisting physicians in the medical care and management of patients, performing such functions as first-assisting in the OR and endoscopic vein harvest (EVH)
Provide surgical support for CABG, cardiac valve surgery, and LVAD implantation
Actively participate in the medical management of patients during the preoperative, operative, and postoperative phases of patient care

UPMC Susquehanna offers a competitive total compensation package to include:

Generous paid time off;
Comprehensive health benefits package
Relocation assistance (for those who qualify)
Retirement 401(k)/403(b) with employer match
Malpractice insurance coverage including tail
Continuing Medical Education (CME) days and dollars

About UPMC Susquehanna:

UPMC Susquehanna is an affiliate of UPMC and a northcentral Pennsylvania based health system that includes Divine Providence Hospital, Muncy Valley Hospital, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital and Williamsport Regional Medical Center. Serving patients from an 11-county region, UPMC Susquehanna has been recognized at the national and state levels for quality of care. This regional provider offers a wide array of services that include cancer care, heart and vascular care/heart surgery, neurosciences including neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, OB/GYN, gastrointestinal services, behavioral health, physical rehabilitation, home care, long term care, assisted living and paramedic/ambulance services.

About UPMC:

A world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. It provides nearly $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the regions most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 60,000 employees, more than 20 hospitals, more than 500 doctors offices and outpatient sites, a 3-million-member health insurance division, and international and commercial operations. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC ranks No. 12 in the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of Americas Best Hospitals. For more information, go to UPMC.com.

Williamsport, Pennsylvania offers the appealing attributes of a larger city with the charm and atmosphere of a small town. Most visitors are pleasantly surprised to discover how much this community has to offer. Aside from being home to the Little League World Series, we were recently voted the #1 city in Pennsylvania for the outdoor enthusiast! We have a vibrant downtown with great dining and active arts/cultural scene, excellent schools, affordable and attractive housing options and a dynamic medical community. Williamsport offers a regional airport and we are centrally located within 3 hours of New York City, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Our MISSION is to extend God's healing mercy by improving the health status of those we serve. Our VISION is to become the healthiest region in the United States. We VALUE those who provide our care and those who receive our care and servant leadership rooted in: quality service, dedicated partnership, responsible stewardship and commitment to our community. Susquehanna Health is the result of the affiliation of the three hospitals in 1994: The Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center, Divine Providence Hospital and Muncy Valley Hospital. Susquehanna Physician Services - a multi-specialty group of employed physicians (primary care and specialists). Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice. Susquehanna Health has a total of 282 licensed acute beds and 22 bassinets as well as 138 long term care beds in the Skilled Nursing Unit. The alliance admits approximately 14,000 patients annually and performs 16,000 outpatient surgeries at the Outpatient Center of Excellence each year.