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Physician Assistant, Cardiology

VA Connecticut Healthcare System


Location:
West Haven, Connecticut
Date:
08/03/2017
2017-08-032017-10-02
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Cardiology
  • Physician Assistant
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
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Job Details

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 https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474073500


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

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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