Surgery, Cardiac

Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant


Palm Health Resources

Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant Albuquerque,New Mexico

Dynamic Cardiac Surgery Group in Beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico is hiring experienced cardiothoracic physician assistants.  
The candidate will primarily be first assisting in the operating room, but will practice the full continuum of care of cardiothoracic surgery. This is a PA run program, no residents and fellows and ample OR time! This is an incredible opportunity, extremely rare quality of life and compensation: (215K-230K , plus 12 weeks of vacation! ) 
  • First Assist – CT/CV Surgery – TAVR, CABG, MitraClip, Thoracic
  • Endoscopic Vein Harvesting
  • OR/ICU/Floor/Clinic mix
  • Begins patient rounds at 0700. Sees post-op patients in IRR, writes progress notes & transfers orders as needed. And enters orders in PEO 
  • OR – to be in OR by 0730 and assists in having patient prepped, draped, 7 ready for 0800 start.

  • Serves as Floor PA ML to start patient rounds on cardiac units. Removes pacer wires and chest tubes as needed.

  • Prepares post op patient for discharge (prescriptions, coumadin, teaching, post-surgical teaching) and dictates discharge summaries.

  • Checks all outstanding labs and CXR on in house patients.

  • Responsible for seeing post op patients in office.

  • Responsible for seeing pre op patients in office and ensuring H & P’s, data sheets, pre-op orders & labs completed.

  • Serves as on-call PA ML to check out with on-call surgeon at end of day. Checks pre-op patient labs & x-rays.

  • Serves as Weekend call PA to meet with on-call surgeon.

  • Candidate will work M-F and work minimal weekends, 1/4 to 1/5

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including matching 403b contributions, relocation and much more.


Albuquerque is a large city of approximately 700,000 residents. We enjoy temperate four seasons with 320 days of sunshine per year. We have an abundance of outdoor activity where you can literally ski in the am and golf in the pm. This is a multi-cultural area with a mix of heritage. University of New Mexico is also located here and has a medical school, as well as many residency and fellowship programs. UNM has many entertainment and cultural events throughout the year.  We have an ‘easy to access” airport with plenty of direct and connecting flights throughout the US.  Santa Fe is within an hour’s drive of Albuquerque. It’s renowned for its art and entertainment, among many other things. Taos is about 2.5 hours from Albuquerque,

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