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Physician Assistant Thoracic, Cardiovascular Surgery
San Jose, CA
$175,000 - $215,000 Annual Salary, Sign-On Bonus, Annual Incentive Plan
The ARRA Group, a boutique healthcare recruitment firm, has partnered with our award-winning hospital client to hire a skilled and dedicated Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant.
As a Thoracic Surgery PA,
you will work closely with our thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons to provide comprehensive patient care throughout the perioperative period. Your responsibilities will include evaluating patients, assisting in surgical procedures, managing post-operative care, and participating in patient education. This role requires exceptional clinical skills, strong communication abilities, and a passion for delivering high-quality healthcare.
- Collaborate with thoracic surgeons to evaluate and manage patients pre-operatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively.
- Assist thoracic surgeons during surgical procedures, including but not limited to open thoracotomies, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgeries (VATS), and robotic surgeries.
- Perform surgical procedures under the supervision of a licensed physician, such as chest tube insertion, central line placement, and thoracentesis.
- Monitor patients in the postoperative period, assessing vital signs, pain management, wound healing, and overall recovery progress.
- Provide patient education regarding surgical procedures, post-operative care instructions, medications, and potential complications.
Why You'll Love It
- Current Physician Assistant License in California
- National Provider Identifier (NPI)
- Clinical experience as Cardiovascular Physician Assistant, additional experience in thoracic robotics a plus
- Competitive pay and benefits with a dynamic and supportive work environment, opportunities for career growth, and a commitment to quality care and community involvement
- A short drive from some of the most popular attractions in Northern California, including San Francisco, Napa Valley, and the beautiful coastline
- Home to fun and exciting cultural venues and sports teams such as the Triton Museum of Art, the Santa Clara City Library, and the San Francisco 49ers football team