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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner CV Surgery

WellStar Medical Group is seeking PA/NP for growing Cardiac Surgery Program. We prefer a minimum of 2 years prior experience in an advanced practice provider role.  Prior cardiac surgery experience with endoscopic vein harvesting and radial harvesting is a plus.

Duties will be performed at WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center a 633-bed, Level II trauma center, located in Marietta approximately 25 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, GA.

Ideal candidate must have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Must be able to work with all team members in a collaborative and fast paced environment. We are looking for a hard-working team member who is enthusiastic and interested in learning. We provide care for our patients in OR, ICU, step-down wards, and all phases of the peri-operative period. Previous experience with EMR (EPIC) is a plus.

APP call will be shared equally amongst the inpatient APPs. This includes surgical and night call (no in house required) and weekend call with rounds. We also offer flexibility in work schedule.

Our Cardiac Surgery Program currently employs three surgeons and seven APPs. We perform over 1000 cardiac surgical procedures annually. We offer a full service cardiac surgical program for our patients to include revascularization, major aortic surgery, traditional valve surgery, minimally invasive valve and valve repair, surgical atrial fibrillation ablation, and destination ventricular assist device placement. We currently use Maquet endoscopic vessel harvesting system.

Quality outcomes and patient safety is a priority at Wellstar Health System. We are currently the only Cardiac Surgery Program in Georgia with all of the following designations:

-Perennial 2 star STS program in CABG
-Gold Seal Certification by the Joint Commission in CABG
-Gold Seal Certification by the Joint Commission in Valve Repair and Replacement
-Advanced Certification by the Joint Commission in Ventricular Assist Devices

Medical, dental, vision insurance
Occurrence-based malpractice coverage
Short-term and long-term disability insurance
Life insurance
403(b) with employer match
CME allowance
Extended illness bank
Paid time off for vacation and holidays (excludes shift-based positions)
Concierge service
Adoption assistance



Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner CV Surgery

Wellstar Health System
United States
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)

Published on 03/03/2023

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