Catholic Health Initiatives APC - Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery - CHI Health, Kearney, NE in Kearney, Nebraska
Physician Assistant PA-C for Cardiothoracic Surgery - Exceptional team, Kearney, Nebraska
CHI Health and The Physician Network is seeking a Cardiothoracic surgery Physician Assistant to join Nebraska Heart Institute's progressive and highly respected cardiovascular team in Kearney, NE. This opportunity is well suited for the PA excited to provide service to our patients and system.
This opportunity offers:
Nebraska Heart Institute (NHI) is a unique integrated cardiology and surgical program with offices that span throughout Nebraska. Work location is CHI Health Good Samaritan and The Physician Network Good Samaritan Medical group - Kearney, NE
Join experienced CT Surgeon, perfusionist and team with our Kearney cardiovascular program
Procedures include CABG, valve repair/replacements, minimally-invasive cardiac surgery, thoracic cases, ECMO and more
Primary job duties include endo vein harvest and direct support of CT surgeon in cases. Hospital rounding, clinic
Prefer Experienced candidates with endo vein harvest training/skills. Weekends off from hospital rounding; Call is mandatory
Numerous HealthGrade Awards consistently year after year
Competitive Salary + Relocation + CME + more
Contact Terri Bangert, MAA, FASPR Provider Recruitment Specialist
The Physician Network is physician-led, physician directed organization established to provide convenient access to care for physicians and their patients to the Christ centered health care services provided throughout the CHI Nebraska ministries.
Quick facts about The Physician Network:
is a wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), the nation's second largest Catholic health care system.
over 340+ providers and consists of 50+ practice locations located throughout Nebraska.
allows physicians in a variety of specialities to focus their efforts on the practice of medicine and be assured that the business and financial aspects of the office operation are handled competently and professionally in a market-leading manner.
The Physician Network's affiliate hospitals include CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and CHI Health Nebraska Heart Hospital in Lincoln; CHI Health Saint Francis Medical Center in Grand Island; CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney; and CHI Health St. Mary's Community Hospital in Nebraska City.
CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital
287 bed regional referral center. Over 300,000 catchment area
$64 million hospital expansion with new surgical suites, endoscopy suites, cath labs, PACU, outpatient surgical, and cardiac center.
Ranks higher than 86% of hospitals nationwide for inpatient satisfaction
Core services include
16-bed open ICU in a new tower. 16 bed Neuro-trauma unit
Hospitalist Service with 24/7 hour coverage
Stroke Certified: dedicated stroke/IP specialized rehab units
Trauma care - Level II Trauma Center, AirCare flight and EMS services
Cancer care: one of only 16 hospitals in the nation selected for a National Cancer Institute pilot
Orthopedics: top rated program from a national health grading website
Cardiac care: accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI; Cardiothoracic surgery
Vascular surgery care
Level II NICU with Family Birthing Center
3 Tesla MRI
More than you might expect:
Referral population exceeds 300,000 throughout central Nebraska and northern Kansas
A progressive medical community: specialties include cardiology, nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, neurology, neurosurgery, pulmonology, orthopedic and vascular surgery.
Wellness/Fitness Center: Onsite medically-based fitness facility with accredited pulmonary/cardiac rehab program, turtle pool, and group exercise classes.
Kearney is a growing, progressive community of over 32,000. A University town.
SAFE, FRIENDLY, Family oriented!
Excellent school systems with both public and private schools. Ranked #1 in state for public schools
Local airport with daily flights to Denver
Home to the University of Nebraska-Kearney
Safe community; low unemployment
Beautiful parks and trails
Great shopping spots, national chain restaurants, a thriving downtown with unique shops
Abundant recreational activites: 5 golf courses, world class hunting and fishing, USHL hockey, university sporting events, excellent YMCA parks/rec program, museums/arts, and convention center
Low-cost housing with beautiful, spacious developments in town or in the country
2 hr drive to Lincoln, 5 hr drive to Denver. 5 hr drive to Kansas City
Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.
The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.
We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.
Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?
Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.