We are seeking a Cardiology Physician Assistant to join the Heart and Vascular Institute at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York as part of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy National Center of Excellence. The candidate must demonstrate general cardiology experience with a focus on patient satisfaction. Experience in interventional cardiology/cath lab or heart failure would be welcome. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assessing and managing patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings, pre-admission testing and the workup of patients for interventional procedures, IV placement with infusion of bubbles or contrast, and general support to the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Physicians and coordinators as part of a team approach. The PA will work full-time, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm in close collaboration with the Director of the HCM Center, with four days at Westchester Medical Center and one day at a satellite full-service office in Garden City, Long Island, an hour commute from Westchester County.
Westchester Medical Center is the Hudson Valley's advanced medical care and referral hospital, serving more than 3.5 million people. The hospital is located 35 minutes north of New York City in a prestigious suburban location. Each year, more than 120,000 patients receive care at Westchester Medical Center in every clinical specialty through our main hospital, our Maria Fareri Children's Hospital – the only all-specialty children's hospital in the region - and our Behavioral Health Center. With more than 900 attending physicians and 3,300 healthcare professionals, Westchester Medical Center delivers industry-leading advanced medical care in specialties and services ranging from heart, kidney and liver transplants; to advanced endovascular procedures; to high-risk obstetrics and gynecology. The Medical Center is also home to the region's most comprehensive cardiovascular program, including one of a handful of comprehensive HCM programs certified as a national center of excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. We are a regional Level I Trauma and Burn Center with more than 40,000 emergency room visits per year. Our advancements extend across the entire medical facility, from the latest technology and life-saving procedures, to nationally recognized doctors, nurses and staff.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
Must hold a current New York State PA license
BLS and ACLS certification required