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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery) - 1861256

Springfield, OR

Location: Western Oregon (100 miles from Portland)


Employment Type: Full-Time, Employed Position


Practice Overview:

Join an esteemed Heart Group, recognized with an STS 3-Star rating for its CABG Program.  Our practice is experiencing consistent growth, particularly in Cardiac, Thoracic, and TAVR cases. We provide a supportive environment with a focus on collaboration and excellence. Our modern office facility boasts 16 exam rooms and Cardiopulmonary Rehab services. 


Currently, our CTS Program includes one Surgeon and one Physician Assistant, and we are seeking to expand our team by adding a second PA/NP.


Job Description:

  • Schedule: One Clinic Day per Week with the remainder allocated for Operating Room (OR) and Inpatient (IP) Management.
  • Responsibilities include Surgical 1st Assist (including VATS and Thoracotomies), Endoscopic Vein Harvesting, pre-op evaluation, surgery preparation, inpatient management in CVICU and Telemetry Floor, and post-op evaluations in follow-up appointments.
  • Call duties involve OR Coverage, Inpatient Management, and Outpatient Phone Calls, shared with additional support from locums, ensuring a manageable workload and exceptional quality of life.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience in Vein Harvesting.
  • Experience as Surgical 1st Assist.
  • Certified PA/NP.
  • Must be able to provide: Surgical 1st Assist including VATS and Thoracotomies, Endoscopic Vein Harvesting, Pre-op evaluation of patients and surgery prep, post-op inpatient management in CVICU and Telemetry Floor as well as post-op evaluations in follow-up appointments.


Benefits Package:

  • Nationally Competitive Base Salary Package with Incentive Compensation/Productivity Bonus.
  • Annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) & Licensure allowance.
  • Relocation Package and Commencement Bonus.
  • Medical Education Debt Assistance.
  • Paid Malpractice Insurance.
  • Full Employee Benefits Package and more!



113-bed community hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. Following a recent $115 million expansion and renovation project, our hospital is equipped to provide top-tier care. As a Level III Trauma Center, we are committed to prompt service, maintaining a 30-minutes-or-less service pledge in our emergency department. Our Heart, Lung, and Vascular Center offers comprehensive services, including cardiology and cardiovascular surgery. We excel in various specialties such as obstetrics, general surgery, gastroenterology, orthopedics, radiology, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, telemedicine, and wound care. Notably, we hold the Gold Seal of Approval for Wound Care and for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement by The Joint Commission.



Eugene/Springfield, located amidst stunning natural landscapes including a picturesque coastline and mountains, offers a plethora of outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, fishing, skiing, boating, camping, and golfing. Nearby attractions like Crater Lake, Multnomah Falls, Mt. Bachelor, Oregon Coast, and renowned wineries provide endless exploration opportunities. As the home of the University of Oregon Ducks, the community enjoys spirited sporting events at various venues. Cultural enrichment thrives with institutions like The Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene Symphony, Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene Ballet and Opera, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and an outdoor Amphitheater, ensuring a vibrant and diverse cultural scene for residents and visitors alike.

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