Physician Assistant - PA or NP - Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery - Denver, CO

SCL Health Medical Group - Front Range, Greater Denver, CO

  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Posted: 12/13/2018
  • Shift: Day Shift
  • Job Number: 18010229
  • Location: Greater Denver, CO

About Us:

SCL Health is a growing multihospital nonprofit health system serving millions of people across Colorado and Montana. We are looking for physicians and advanced practitioners, like you, who share our deep faith in and vision for compassionate patient care. SCL Health Medical Group consists of more than 40 primary care and specialty clinics and 150+ physicians and advanced practice providers.


Join us in our holistic approach to healing people - mind, body and spirit. If you are searching for the ideal path to engage in the health of communities, it's here with SCL Health, complemented by a lifestyle that's well-balanced and filled with opportunities for adventure, especially outdoors.

Opportunity Description:


SCL Health Medical Group is seeking an experienced Cardiovascular Surgical Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for our Heart & Vascular Institute in downtown Denver. This position assists the supervising surgeon in the management of patients, pre- and post-operatively, and performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under the supervision of the surgeon. Responsibilities are as follows, but not limited to:

  • Assists surgeon in performing procedures during surgery

  • Performs Saphenous vein harvest (EVH, Open, Saph Light)

  • Performs radial artery harvest

  • Place Foley catheters and invasive lines

  • Monitors and transports patient to ICU and hands off to resident

  • Discharges Same Day or PACU patients

  • Daily team rounding with on time attendance at 7:45am

  • Call is q3 with flat rate pay for nights and weekends



  • High School Diploma
  • Graduate from an accredited physician assistant program
  • National PA or NP Certification
  • PA or NP license through Colorado State Board
  • Current DEA license
  • Current BLS/ACLS certification
  • Minimum 2 year experience in an OR Surgical Assist position.
  • Minimum 2 year experience in endo harvest for bypass procedures (saphenous and radial)


About the area

If you are a collaborative provider who puts patients first, you’re an excellent fit for SCL Health’s mission-based not-for-profit health ministry. You’ll find you can deliver big-city medicine with high acuity throughout Denver’s welcoming communities. Join us here at SCL Health, delivering holistic care that heals patients — mind, body and spirit.

Interested in joining us?

I would be happy to help you with any questions you might have about this position. You can apply online below or contact me, and I will get back in touch with you shortly.

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