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All, Has anyone experienced being undermined as a PA? I have been a Cardiothoracic surgical PA for 2 years now. And in this new hospital I work at, PAs are not represented much. I believe most of that’s because management is not familiar with what PAs can do, how they can bill, their autonomy, etc. Due to this, their structure has always been having NPs on the floor to round on the post op patients, and RNFAs (nurse first assists) in the OR. The surgeons don’t get involved as much because they‘ve compartmentalized the two groups, and have a head NP and head RNFA who leads their counterpar
Hello All, I need to know it this is a good contract. Salary: 120k (cap 155) Productivity pay (yr 2-3 with 10k cap) Sign on: 10k Call: 1:3 (no on call pay) Benefits included with small fees + 401k PTO 20 days 3 year contract Surgery and rounding daily one PA (me) and one physician. Level III. Clinic one day a week Thank you!
Can you provide an idea of the steps required to get there and the competitiveness? Is it fairly achievable? I am pre-PA. Cardiothoracic would be my ideal.
Hi all. I am a new grad and just got hired for my first job as a CT surgery PA. I recognize this is a demanding field, and I am looking forward to the experience. I start in June, in the meantime.....any advice? I would love to hear on common new grad pitfalls etc.