Physician Assistant Intensivist – Inpatient CT Surgery

St Joseph Medical Group

Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Varied
Hours: 7p-7a 7 on 7 off
Recruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at [email protected] for additional information.


We are currently seeking a qualified Physician Assistant to manage and coordinate overnight care in the ICU for Cardiac Thoracic post-surgery patients from 7p-7a. The ideal candidate needs to have the ability to manage high-acuity patients and can prioritize care based on each patient's needs, be detailed oriented and maintain an open line of communication, and model a collaborative, professional relationship with all staff. Works in an inpatient critical care area that also provides mechanical circulatory support. The Physician Assistant should be proficient in Chest Tube Placement, Thoracentesis and Paracentesis, Central Line placement and management; A-lines, Swans, IABP management, CRRT management, and Ventilator management.


  • Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of employment 
  • National Certification in State of employment or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in the State of employment 
  • Minimum two (2) years in Critical Care managing Cardiac Surgery patients
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 


  • ICU critical care experience 
  • Two (2) years experience as a physician assistant 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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