Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic

Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Specialty Cardiothoracic
Profession Physician Assistant

Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Medical Group (60+ physicians) are seeking TWO EXPERIENCED Advanced Practitioners (ideally 3+ years) for positions in Cardiothoracic / Cardiovascular Surgery to replace one PA and to also improve efficiency and workflow for patients in the operation room. Incoming PA would be involved with complex CV surgical cases as part of a team of highly specialized team of physicians and assistants ("Indiana Ohio Heart"). There are 6 CV Surgeons in group. Incoming Assistant is required to have EVH experience and certification in CV surgery.  Group will consider graduating candidates as well.

Compensation package may include:

*   Salary: $120,000 to $142,000 commensurate with experience and credentials
?Commencement/Signing Bonus: up to $10,000
Incentive Bonus up to $12,000 annually
Vacation/Retirement/Health/Dental Benefits
Relocation Expenses

Primary responsibilities will be OR 1st assist and EVH. Rounding is minimal, but would be highly valued going forward. 

Schedule: Monday-Friday. Surgeries / EVH in the mornings, Post OP follow-up visits in office in the afternoons (noon to 4:30pm). 
Call (weekdays and weekends): light and limited.  No VAD on call at this time.

Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility that opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1904. Lutheran’s areas of specialized care include northern Indiana’s only heart and kidney transplant programs, a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®, Level II verified adult and pediatric trauma centers, an accredited and commended community hospital cancer care program and a certified primary stroke center.

The Fort Wayne, Community is a great place to live, work, play and raise children. Fort Wayne, is the state’s second largest city and three-time All-America City Award winner! Our community is affordable at 9% below the national average – and regularly ranks near the top of the list for most affordable housing. The educational system includes excellent public and private schools and numerous universities. Ft. Wayne is centrally located and just a short drive from major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Detroit. 

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