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Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant
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At John Muir Health, our core values of excellence, caring, compassion, and continuous improvement reflect in the work our employees do every day. Health care is one of the most exciting, rewarding, and fastest growing industries in the nation. Our commitment to hire the most talented caregivers goes to the heart of what we do best by placing patients first. Whether you are contemplating a new career or just need a change of pace, our goal is to attract and retain the best employees. Come join our team today.
Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant
Concord, California
We currently have an outstanding, full-time opportunity for an experienced Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant to work Monday thru Friday at John Muir Medical Center, a highly nationally ranked 224 licensed bed East Bay Hospital located 25 miles from San Francisco and 35 miles from Napa Valley. You may be required to work some Saturday’s and Sunday’s and will be on-call for emergency surgery only.
As a board-certified  Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, your intraoperative responsibilities will include greater saphenous vein harvesting, second assisting and first assisting during cannulation, decannulation, and chest  closure. Other responsibilities will include patient management in the Cardiac ICU and Cardiac Telemetry Floor. In this role, you will participate in the pre-op evaluation of cardiac surgery patients, intraoperative care  and post-op care in conjunction with intensivists, cardiac surgeons, and consulting physicians.
Position: Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant
Organization: John Muir Health
Location: Concord,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/2/2021
Date Posted: 6/2/2021
Requirements Qualifications include:
  • A current  California Physician Assistant license preferred
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Physician Assistant  certification
  • A current  BLS for Healthcare  Providers
  • A current DEA License
  • NCCPA certification
  • At least one year of Cardiothoracic Surgery specific experience
  • Experience with greater saphenous vein harvesting is preferred
  • First assisting experience is  welcomed but not required  
  • Experience in the perioperative management of cardiac surgery patients on the Cardiac Telemetry Floor is preferred
  • Cardiac ICU Patient management experience is also preferred; however, our three current seasoned Physician Assistants are willing to train
To apply, please visit: https://jmh.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/JohnMuirHealthCareers/job/Concord/Physician-Assistant-Cardiovascular---Surgery-Services---Full-Time---8-Hour---Days-_JR0004757
Benefits Include:
  • An excellent opportunity to work with a highly experienced seasoned team of Cardiothoracic Surgeons and Physician Assistants
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403B with matching, Pension, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Starting Paid Time Off for 5 weeks which increases pending the number of years employed, CME paid time off for one week, Reimbursement allowance for Licenses and CME, and much more!
  • Desirable Bay Area location. John Muir Medical Center is located 25 miles from San Francisco which is famous for its scenic beauty and cultural attractions. Known for world class cuisine, San Francisco boasts 36 Michelin star restaurants!  The hospital is also located just 35 miles from Napa Valley, internationally recognized for its lush vineyards, award winning wines and Michelin start restaurants. A beautiful scenic 3hr drive will lead you to Lake Tahoe where you’ll enjoy amazing activities year round. 
Distinctions for the Cardiac Surgery Program at John Muir Medical Center:
  • U.S News & World Report-one of only 37 hospitals nationwide (less than 1%) to receive a high-performing rating in the following adult procedures-Aortic Valve Surgery, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Surgery (TAVR) and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has developed a comprehensive rating system for the quality of Cardiac Surgery Hospitals nationwide. Approximately 15% of hospitals received the highly acclaimed “3 star rating”, denoting the highest quality. Our hospital was awarded the highest quality tier in three adult cardiac surgery procedures: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Aortic Valve Replacement and Mitral Valve Repair/Replacement
  • Healthgrades Quality Recognition-our hospital ranked among America’s Top 50 Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery. This represents the top 1% of hospitals in the United States. This premier distinction rewards hospitals that consistently exhibit exceptional, comprehensive quality care.
John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization. It includes John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek (554-bed acute care facility) , which serves as Contra Costa County's only designated trauma center and John Muir Medical Center, Concord (245-bed acute care facility).Together, they are recognized as top centers for neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer care, cardiovascular care and high-risk obstetrics. Other areas of specialty include general surgery, robotic surgery, weight-loss surgery, rehabilitation and critical care. John Muir Health also offers complete inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs and services at our Behavioral Health Center (73-bed fully accredited psychiatric hospital) located in Concord. In addition, John Muir Health provides a number of primary care and outpatient services throughout the community and urgent care centers in Brentwood, Concord, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.
John Muir Health is a collaborative, patient-centered health care environment; listening, explaining and working together as a team, to help patients achieve their optimal health. We recognize those who exemplify excellence and reward them for contributing to our collective success. From individual to department to spontaneous recognition, Employee Suggestion Program rewards, Employee Success Sharing Program, and many more, we find unique ways to thank our employees for the outstanding efforts they make every day. Competitive salary and benefit package available.
All hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, a national surveyor of quality patient care.  John Muir Health is an equal opportunity employer.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/2/2021
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John Muir Health

Concord,  CA 94520
United States
Joni Palacios