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Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, CA, United States
27 days ago
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Loma Linda, California, United States
27 days ago

Description

Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our team.

This opportunity includes 1st or 2nd assistant for all cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures (both adult and pediatric), wound closures, suturing, and pre/postoperative management of ICU patients with all cardiac and thoracic disorders. This will include balloon and chest tube insertion/removal and management. Patients will include those undergoing heart transplantation or requiring mechanical assist devices.

3+ years of experience required. Experience with harvesting saphenous vein grafts, harvesting radial arteries, and endoscopic vein harvesting is required.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Regular work hours are Monday through Friday

  • Overnight call during the week

  • Weekend call will be a minimum of one weekend per month

  • Must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (PA-C)

  • Must maintain BLS and ACLS certification

  • Must be licensed by the California State Physician Assistant Board

  • Will be a part of quality assurance conferences

  • Will participate in the outpatient care clinics, including pre and postoperative consultation and care

  • Under the supervision of the attending, will admit and discharge cardiac and thoracic patients

  • Will be available for call coverage, cardiac and thoracic surgery consults, and emergency procedures

  • Will participate in teaching, giving lectures, and/or educating nursing, other allied health professionals, or students

  • May be required to complete and maintain CITI training

This is not a J-1 position.



Requirements

3+ years of PA experience required.

Experience with CT surgery, harvesting saphenous vein grafts, harvesting radial arteries, and endoscopic vein harvesting. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62650736
  • Location:
    Loma Linda, California, United States
  • Position Title: Experienced CT Surgery Physician Assistant Opportunity in Southern California
  • Company Name For Job: Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
  • Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
  • Job Function: Radial Artery Harvesting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Education / Teaching / Administration
Loma Linda , California , United States

Loma Linda University and Medical Center located in Loma Linda, California, operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery and is recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatments for cancer. With approximately 650 physicians on staff, the institution admits more than 35,000 inpatients and serves more than 750,000 outpatients annually. As the only tertiary-care hospital in the area, the Medical Center is the ...

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