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Penn State Health Lead Physician Assistant (CVTS) - PSHHVI CT Surgery in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

W ork Type: Full Time

F TE: 1.0

S hift: Varied

Hours: Varied

R ecruiter: Please contact Esther Zechman at for additional information


Responsible for the coordination and provision of high quality services to cardiothoracic surgery patients by the CVT physician assistant team including first and second operative assistance, endoscopic vein harvesting for coronary artery bypass graft, triage and discharge, preoperative and postoperative clinic, inpatient management and consult patient management. Also responsible for quality oversight and standardization of care for the service.


Bachelor's degree from an AMA approved physician's assistant program required.

4 years experience as a CVT PA required.

2 years leadership experience required.

Pennsylvania certification as a physician's assistant or certification in another state with reciprocity agreement with the state of Pennsylvania required.


Strong communication skills and leadership skills required.

Basic computer skills with Word, Excel and Power Point required.

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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Union: Non Bargained