1+ months
2017-08-282017-11-30

PA Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic

St. John's Regional Medical Center-Dignity Health
California
  • Job Code
    51927
  • Job Type
    Employee

PA Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic

LOCATION:  St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, CA 93030

DEPARTMENT: Surgery

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

HRS PER PAY PERIOD: 80

About this position:

The Physician Assistant – Cardiothoracic will assist the surgeon in the operating room, including prepping and draping, and first and second assist in Surgery. The position will diagnose and treat cardiothoracic surgery patients seen in consultation with other health care providers. The Physician Assistant will provide medical education/counseling of patients and their families. They will verify, establish and assure that pre-operative surgical requirements are met, assure appropriate arrangements have been established for admission, and coordinate inpatient activities on the floor. The position will participate in planning and development to enhance the throughput of the cardiothoracic program and operating room utilization and performs other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years intraoperative experience in assisting the surgeon in the OR.  Two (2) years intraoperative experience in assisting the surgeon in cardio-thoracic, cardio-vascular surgery Proficiency in endo-vascular vein harvesting techniques.
  • 200 hours of practical experience with cardio-thoracic, cardio vascular surgery including endovascular vein harvesting techniques.
  • Must have graduated from a program of instruction for Physician Assistants recognized and approved by the California Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University. Completed endovascular training program. Completed training in assisting in robotic procedures.  Ability to work in multiple surgical specialties including urology, general surgery, orthopedics, plastics and gynecology.
  • NCCPA Certification and maintain of the NCCPA certification is required in accordance with the NCCPA requirement of being recertified in the fifth or sixth year of a six year maintenance cycle.
  • BLS

 

dignityhealth.org/stjohnsregional

dignityhealth.org/pleasantvalley

In addition to competitive salaries, Dignity Health offers a comprehensive package of benefits including free medical for you and your dependents, 403(b) plan with employer matching, as well as a separate employer-paid pension plan and tuition reimbursement.

Please contact or submit resume for consideration to:

 Aaron Chang, Chief Operating Officer

(805) 988-2802

Aaron.chang@dignityhealth.org

 

stjohnshealth.org

 

Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Allied Health

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