Physician Assistant - Specialty Practice - CSICU

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day/Evening/Night
Facility:  CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Requisition Number:  142383

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Come join the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) at Carilion Clinic where we make a difference in providing healthcare to post-surgical heart patients. We are the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the area offering state of the art care for our patients

Join an outstanding team of Cardiac Surgeons and Advanced Practice Providers in Roanoke, Virginia. Roanoke Memorial Hospital is located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where you will enjoy many outdoor adventures, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and a range of live music venues.  We are a diverse and inclusive team of 15+ APPs that pride ourselves on quality, teamwork, and the pursuit of knowledge.

We offer:

· Competitive compensation

· Tuition reimbursement

· Pension plan and 403B

· Shift stipends

· Relocation Assistance

· Potential for sign on bonus


Job Duties:

We provide perioperative care of cardiothoracic surgical patients from consultation to discharge. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

· Critical care management of patients following cardiothoracic surgery which may include but not limited to aortic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting, thoracic surgery, and valve surgery.

· Collaborates with the attending physician to manage mechanical circulatory support devices (ECMO, IABP, and LVAD devices).

· Communicates the plan of care with the multidisciplinary team including changes in the patient condition.

· Documentation of patient’s condition and plan of care in the electronic medical record.

· Opportunities for procedural skills common to the intensive care setting (bronchoscopy, central lines, and chest tubes).

· Ordering and interpreting the spectrum of diagnostic tests relative to the patient condition.

· Responds to emergency responses and provides medical stabilization until definitive management can occur.

 The shifts are 13 hours.  Day is 7A - 8P Night is 8P - 7A.

What We Require:

Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program required.

Experience: Clinical experience appropriate to specific practice/ department preferred

Licensure/Certification: Current Physician Assistants license (PA) required. DEA licensure required.  AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced life support is preferred and is required for those who may use a defibrillator in their practice.

Other: Meets credentialing requirements. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Maintains open and supportive communications between all department members and other employees, patients and their family members.  Commitment to continued professional development.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 142383 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day/Evening/Night 
Shift Details: 13 hour shifts
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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