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Physician Assistant - Cardio thoracic Surgery New

Pleasant Prairie, WI

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Froedtert South

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Full Time

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Position Description

Froedtert South has an exciting opportunity for an experienced physician assistant to join Goya Raikar, M.D., an experienced robotically trained Cardiothoracic Surgeon. The ideal candidate would work in the operating room, provide inpatient management, and have an outpatient practice in our growing cardiothoracic surgery program.

The Physician Assistant will direct patient care in the hospital and clinic setting, handle all aspects of treatment plans, review and evaluate test results, complete medical documentation under the supervision of Dr. Raikar. The Physician Assistant will also serve as a first assistant in surgery, harvest vein graphs, and provide training for the rest of the surgical team. 

The Physician Assistant will have on-call responsibilities, which will include responding to inpatient and outpatient inquiries, responding to the hospital to attend to inpatients, and responding to the hospital to assist with urgent/emergent surgeries. On-call requirements will be shared with a nurse practitioner and a surgical first assistant. When on-call, there will always be support from a cardiothoracic surgeon.  The number of qualified staff available determines the call rotation.

Reasons you should work at Froedtert South as a Physician Assistant in Cardiothoracic Surgery:

  • Work in a state of the art Cardiothoraic Program with our robotically trained Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Dr. Goya Raikar;
  • Work with an experienced surgical heart team; and
  • Be part of a growing cardiac surgery program in on of the fastest growing communities in the country.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Education:  Master's in Physician Assistant Studies or related field (Required)
  • Training: Successful completion of a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) (Required)
  • Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) (Required)
  • License: Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Wisconsin (Required)
  • Experience: Three years of experience in cardiothoracic surgery (Required).

Employee Benefits include, but are not limited to: health, dental, and vision, paid time off, malpractice insurance, dues and subscriptions, continuing education reimbursement, dues and subscriptions reimbursement, short term disability, long term disability, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, cell phone reimbursement, and matching 403b retirement plan.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Kenosha Medical Center and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center and several other clinic locations.

For Information on the Kenosha Community, please visit https://lifebalancedkenosha.com/

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at www.froedtertsouth.com/careers

If you have questions or would like to speak with someone about this opportunity, please contact:

Nicholas Galich

            Vice President

            Froedtert South

            6308 8th Avenue

            Kenosha, WI 53143

            (p) 262-656-3267

            (e) nicholas.galich@froedtertsouth.com

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.


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