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Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
This trusted and valued healthcare system in Northern California is actively interviewing for a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) to join the Cardiovascular Services department and provide support to Surgery procedures. You’ll discover a fulfilling position with this tenured team of physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in a busy CV Surgical Department.
This trusted and reputable hospital is looking for an experienced Cardiovascular Physician Assistant to support a strong team of Surgeons and Providers. This 300 bed medical center, known for its dedication to patient care and satisfaction, has one of the most advanced birthing programs in the region. Nationally recognized for its outstanding practices, this hospital has top-box HCAHPS scores, it ranks among the top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals, and it’s been awarded for high performance.
The CV Physician Assistant will report to attending physician / surgeon on a per patient basis, but will be expected to apply strong experience in CV Surgery with a high degree of autonomy in decision making. This person will prove coordination of care for daily rounding of patients in Cardiac Progressive Care, Cardiac Intensive Care, and lower acuity CV Surgical Care units. The Physician Assistant should be experienced with multi-disciplinary team approaches to patient care through a wide range of treatments including VAD, Transplant, PAVR, TAVI, and TAVR.
Another primary facet of the Cardiovascular Surgery Certified Physician Assistant, is the Surgical part of the title. You’ll get to take an active ‘Second Assist’ role in frequent CV Surgical procedures, directly supporting the Surgeons and OR staff with the procedures including vein harvesting. While your typical cases will involve adult populations, you can also expect to see infrequent pediatric and adolescent cases because this medical center provides services to a large community with diverse needs.
You will find that living and working in the Capital Area of Northern California offers all the attributes of country living with all the amenities of big city life. No matter where you call home in this area, the Cardiovascular PA will be just a few hours from the culture and sounds of San Francisco, the wilderness of the Sierra Mountains, the warm summer afternoons of California Wine Country, and the beautiful rocky beaches of Northern California. Whether you’re made for the outdoors or city-life, you’ll find something special in California.
The PA Physician’s Assistant will support and provide patient care in this high-acuity Cardiovascular Services department. You’ll provide clinical support to distinguished team of providers, and you’ll provide healthcare support to a vibrant growing community. In these pursuits, you’ll be supported by a generous benefits package and competitive compensation.