Cardiothoracic Surgery PA

Cardiothoracic Surgery PA


Advanced Practice

Employment Type



Ventura, Iowa


Job Description:

Our client located in northern Iowa is seeking a full-time, permanent Cardiothoracic Surgery PA to join their established team of physicians and PAs. This opportunity consists of a mix of inpatient and outpatient surgery responsibilities. The ideal candidate is a certified physician assistant with two to five years of experience assisting in CT surgery and endoscopic vein harvests.  


Responsibilities of the Cardiothoracic Surgery PA

  • Inpatient / Outpatient surgical responsibilities
  • Call is 1:3 for emergent surgeries only  
  • First assisting in surgery for Cardiac and Thoracic cases
  • Daily rounding on patients in ICU
  • Participates in daily patient rounds, writes progress notes, assists in surgery, writes prescriptions, and prepares discharge summaries.

Minimum Requirements of the CVT PA:

  • Graduate of an AMA-approved PA program
  • 2-5 years of experience in CT surgery assist
  • 100+ endoscopic vein harvests completed

Benefits of the CVT PA position

  • Competitive compensation
  • Additional pay for call per night
  • Comprehensive benefits   
  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401k Retirement plan
  • CME Allowance
  • Generous PTO
  • Relocation assistance

For more information on this permanent Cardiothoracic Surgery PA role or other positions nationwide, please apply with your updated CV.