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Physician Assistant, Cardiology

VA Connecticut Healthcare System

West Haven, Connecticut
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  • Cardiology
  • Physician Assistant
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Physician Assistant, Cardiology

VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACT) is recruiting for a full time Physician Assistant (PA) for Cardiology.  Routine duties of the PA would include outreach to, and cardiovascular risk screening of veterans, with a particular focus on veterans who served on post-9/11 deployments.  This outreach effort would include travel to colleges throughout the state of Connecticut, along with Veteran Centers throughout the state.  The incumbent would provide comprehensive care for assigned patients; manage, schedule and implement cardiovascular risk screening including initial history, physical examination and timely documentation. 

Basic Requirements: Physician Assistant qualifications as outlined in VHA Handbook 5005 for citizenship; education; Certification; physical standards; and English proficiency.


Major Duties:

  • Providing and coordinating comprehensive care for assigned patients (ordering diagnostic studies, lifestyle coaching, medication adherence, education)
  • Documenting progress notes, monthly summaries and annual exams as appropriate
  • Emergency duties would include CPR/defibrillation, treatment of acute respiratory failure, treatment of life threatening emergency injuries 


For detailed information on this position, including how to apply, please view the posting

Questions may be directed to Matthew Mackin, at (203)932-5711 Ext. 5734 or 

All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subjected to urinalysis for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.

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