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Penn State Health Physician Assistant Nocturnist - Cardiothoracic Surgery in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location : US:PA:Hershey

Work Type : Full Time

FTE : 1.0

Shift : Night (7 on/7 off)

Hours : 12hr shifts

Recruiter : Please contact Savannah Stauffer at for additional information.


The Heart and Vascular Institute of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking professional advanced practice provider to work as an integral member of the Cardiac Surgery team. Primary responsibilities of this position include admitting patients, performing history & physicals, inpatient rounds and medical management of intermediate and acute care level patients, planning and discharge of patients, and participation with surgeons in inpatient consults. This position is to provide medical planning and management of cardiac surgery patients in the hospital on floor or intermediate care status. Responsible for assisting physicians in the medical care and management of patients, performing such functions as making rounds, physical examinations, and other patient examinations, injections, care of wounds, arranging for patient referrals.


  • Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of Pennsylvania required.

  • National Certification in Pennsylvania or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in Pennsylvania required.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


  • Relevant experience preferred.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union : Non Bargained

Position Physician Assistant Nocturnist - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location US:PA:Hershey | Advanced Practice | Full Time

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