Seeking Physician Assistant for CT Surgery - Mercy Health Springfield, OH

Seeking Physician Assistant CT Surgery - Mercy Health in Springfield, OH

Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center in Springfield, Ohio is seeking a physician assistant to join our growing cardiothoracic surgery service line.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate patient care. Counsel patients about concerns under the direction of the supervising physician(s).
  • Round on patients admitted to the hospital; review care plans with nursing staff as established by our physicians.
  • Assist in the operating room.
  • Perform physical assessments on patients and complete patient histories.
  • Complete discharge summaries.
  • Order medications, treatments, labs, etc. as described and permitted under the Ohio State Medical Board supervision agreement and the Mercy Health Springfield's credentialing boards
  • Be available for call about patient conditions according to the pre-established schedule. Includes holiday responsibilities.
  • Other duties as determined by the supervising physician(s).

Education and Skills Required:
  1. Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA).
  2. Current licensure with the state of Ohio as a physician assistant.
  3. Completion of an accredited PA program.
  4. Master of Science in Physician Assistant related field as outlined by the Ohio State Medical Board
  5. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Community Highlights:

Springfield, Ohio is a great small city (60,000+) between Dayton and Columbus, Ohio. If you love the outdoors - this is a great place for you! Excellent local access to Canoeing and run/bike paths. Downtown revitalization underway including the CoHatch for food and entertainment.

We offer a competitive income and benefit package.

For questions and to apply contact:

Traci Cox, M.Ed.,

Mercy Health Physician & APC Recruitment

419-296-7808 (cell)

Email resume to: trcox@mercy.com

About Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center

For over 100 years, Mercy Health - Springfield Regional Medical Center has provided comprehensive medical services for residents of Clark County and surrounding communities.

As Springfield's only full-service hospital, we offer complete care including 24/7 emergency services, maternity services, critical and intensive care, surgery and pediatric care - all provided by skilled doctors and highly trained health professionals.

About Mercy Health

Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and the state's fourth-largest employer, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2016. The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and more than 500 care sites, including 23 hospitals, eight senior living communities, five hospice programs and seven home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network, Mercy Health Select, coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 200,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings program. In keeping with its Mission to improve the health of its communities, Mercy Health provides more than $1 million per day in community benefit services. For more information, visit www.mercy.com or connect with Mercy Health on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and Twitter (@LivingMercyHlth).