Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) or NP with RNFA

Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) or NP with RNFA

Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) or NP with RNFA


Advanced Practice

Employment Type



Avon, Alabama


Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) with RNFA (Registered Nurse First Assistant) experience to join our esteemed group of 3 board-certified Cardiovascular surgeons and 3 Physician Assistants. This position offers the opportunity to work within a collaborative team environment, providing comprehensive care to patients undergoing cardiovascular surgical procedures.


Job Responsibilities of the Cardiovascular Surgery PA/NP:

  • Serve as a key member of the cardiovascular surgery team, assisting in surgical procedures and providing perioperative care to patients.
  • Utilize expertise in vein harvesting and surgical first assisting to support surgeons during procedures.
  • Perform preoperative assessments, including patient histories, physical examinations, and diagnostic tests.
  • Assist with intraoperative patient care, including surgical site preparation, positioning, and instrumentation.
  • Suture incisions, control bleeding, and provide wound closure under the direction of the surgeon.
  • Monitor patients' postoperative recovery and manage any complications or adverse reactions.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care and continuity of treatment.
  • Participate in ongoing education and training to maintain proficiency in cardiovascular surgical techniques and practices.


Minimum qualifications for the Cardiovascular Surgery PA/NP:

  • Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP).
  • Experience as a Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) in cardiovascular surgery.
  • Current or eligible to obtain licensure in Alabama.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.


If you are a dedicated and experienced Cardiovascular Surgery PA or NP with RNFA seeking an employment opportunity, please submit your updated CV for consideration.