Physician Assistant – Cardiology- NRV- Part Time

Company Name: Carilion Clinic

Location: Christiansburg, VA, US - 24073

Job Duration: 2024-05-14 to 2024-06-13


How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Part time Physician Assistant – variable hours with Carilion New River Valley Cardiology.  This established cardiology practice in Christiansburg, VA is seeking additional support due to growth. 

Clinical Responsibilities include:

  •  Assess, diagnose, monitor and promote clinical status of each patient utilizing evidenced based practice and medical knowledge in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  •  Develops appropriate plan of care.
  • Writes patient care orders, and prescribes therapy.
  • Identifies significant changes in patient status using physical exam, lab values, diagnostic tests, and patient/family input.
  • Collaborates with nursing, medicine, and other members of the healthcare team to regularly ensure quality patient care.
  • Works in stress lab.


 Carilion New River Valley Medical Center is a 146 bed facility.  Services offered at hospital include emergent PCI; diagnostic and elective catheterization, intravascular stent implementation; peripheral vascular interventions; cardiac angiography, cardiac CT, echo with Doppler/color flow; TEE; 3D TEE, Holter monitoring; intra-aortic balloon pumping; nuclear cardio; pacemaker implantation; stress echo; peripheral angiography and angioplasty; and cardiac rehab.

The Physician Assistant has advanced knowledge and skills that qualify her/him to function as a primary health care provider. She/he serves as a member of a collaborative health care team. This collaborative role includes responsibility for determining the patient’s health and medical status by taking a health history; performing physical exams; initiating screening and diagnostic procedures; providing health maintenance services; and management of pregnancy, minor trauma, acute illnesses, and stable chronic illness. Consults with physician, as appropriate, keeping the physician informed of needs and problems related to patient care.


What We Require:

Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program required.

Experience: Clinical experience appropriate to specific practice/ department preferred

Licensure/Certification: Current Physician Assistants license (PA) required. DEA licensure required.  AHA BLS-HCP certification required. Advanced life support is preferred and is required for those who may use a defibrillator in their practice.

Other: Meets credentialing requirements. Qualifies for malpractice insurance and is accepted by Carilion Clinic’s malpractice insurance carrier. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers. Maintains open and supportive communications between all department members and other employees, patients and their family members.  Commitment to continued professional development.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic …

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 146088 
Employment Status: Part Time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Cardiology – New River Valley 
Shift: Weekends Only 
Shift Details: Variable hours to include weekends
Recruiter Phone: 540-224-5383 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.