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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Thoracic Surgery

We Are Hiring

Physician Asst/Nurse Practitioner - Thoracic 86th St - Full-Time, Day - Indianapolis,IN

Why Join Ascension?

In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central and southern Indiana for 145 years.

St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent – Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Thoracic Surgery

Ascension Medical Group St. Vincent is seeking Thoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant for Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and the Ascension St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana. Robotics, VATS, thoracoscopy, and critical care experience is preferred. This is a mostly hospital-based (rounding and surgical) daytime position with a shared call requirement. We are not accepting new grads at this time.

Position Highlights:

  • Assist surgeon in the operating room
  • Perform and document physical examinations of consultations and post-operative patients, in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • In collaboration with surgeon, diagnose and determine treatment for designated patients
  • Exposure to a wide variety of cases: esophageal, lung, chest, congenital, benign, cancers, trauma, etc.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified BLS Provider obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Physician Assistant credentialed from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Physician Assistant credentialed from the Indiana Physician Assistant Committee obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support. 
    • Orthopedic Physician Assistant. 


  • Diploma 
    • Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • At least 1 year of experience is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 354031
Category: Physician Support
Facility: ININD SVMG CorVasc
Ministry: St. Vincent, IN
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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