Dignity Health Physician Assistant in STOCKTON, California
is a member of Dignity Health . The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
The Cardiovascular Physician Assistant CVT surgery PA provides FIRST assist for openheart, thoracic and vascular surgeries, and second assist performing endovascular vein harvest for CABG and vascular cases. The CVT Surgery PA provides daily rounds, post operative care to include ICU and telemetry stepdown unit patient care. The PA is responsible for pre/post op orders and patient discharges. The PA is an considered an extender to the surgeon and must have good communication skills to speak with other physicians for necessary consults. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Prefer minimum 5 years’ experience as a CVT Surgery PA, but would consider the right candidate who is an experienced PA in a current patient care practice with minimum 3 years’ experience.
State of California Certification as a Physician’s Assistant.
Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician’s Assistant Training Program at an accredited institution
Prefer minimum 5 years’ experience as a CVT Surgery PA, but would consider the right candidate who is an experienced PA in a current patient care practice with minimum 3 years’ experience
Knowledge and understanding of customs and beliefs and needs of a consumer group(s) served
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Job ID 2017-37178
Employment Type Full Time
Department General Surgery
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Josephs Medical Center
Standard Hours Varied