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Company: Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group
Location: Loma Linda, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 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.


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