Physician Assistant & First Assist, Transplant & Cardiac Surgery Opportunities in San Antonio, TX

Methodist Healthcare System
San Antonio, Texas
Closing date
Oct 8, 2021

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Physician Assistant
Surgery, Transplant Surgery
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Methodist Healthcare is seeking experienced physician assistants for its cardiothoracic transplant & cardiac surgery programs in San Antonio, TX.  

Qualified Candidates:

  • Successful completion of an accredited physician assistant and first assist program
  • BS degree, MS degree or equivalent
  • Experience in the cardiac specialty field or ICU, and/or cardiovascular service-line field 
  • Texas license eligible
  • Board certified by the NCCPA or equivalent
  • Current American Heart Association BLS and PALS, and/or ACLS provider
  • This is a great opportunity to work with our growing programs as a first assistant in surgery, in pre/post-surgical care, and encounter with patients at clinic

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Full and comprehensive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, malpractice insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Continuing medical education, DEA & medical license reimbursement
  • Potential for commencement bonus and relocation expense reimbursement

About Methodist Heart and the Methodist Healthcare System:

  • 25 operating suites and 811 beds
  • Methodist Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in South Texas performing cardiothoracic transplant & MCS
  • Methodist Heart Hospital consistently performs more open heart surgeries than any other hospital in San Antonio, making it the busiest program in the region
  • Largest Heart Transplant Program in South Texas, saving over 500 lives
  • South Texas’ only comprehensive Aortic Aneurysm Program
  • Over 2,000 TAVR procedures performed; 400 annually
  • Lung transplant program established in 2021
  • Over 150 ECMOs annually
  • Over 1600 open heart surgeries each year
  • Programs include VATS minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung nodule program
  • Over 90 cardiology physicians in Methodist Physician Practices
  • 25 cath labs
  • Five accredited chest pain centers
  • Two heart failure clinics
  • Methodist Healthcare System is the largest provider of health care in South and Central Texas with 28 facilities, including nine acute care hospitals serving over 94,000 inpatients and 500,000 outpatients annually

San Antonio is home to 2.5 million people and is experiencing solid economic growth in industries such as bioscience and healthcare, aerospace, IT and cybersecurity and green technologies. San Antonio's MSA is expected to add up to 1.1 million new residents and 500,000 new jobs by 2040. This growing city offers big-city amenities and world-renowned attractions coupled with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere for all ages. San Antonio residents also enjoy a cost of living slightly below the national average due to lower housing costs, as well as no state income tax.

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