Physician Assistant (PA), Cardiac Surgery

Memorial Health Services

Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA
30+ days ago


Physician Assistant, Cardiac Surgery

MemorialCare Medical Group

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center

Position Summary

MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute is seeking to add an outstanding Physician Assistant (PA) to its cardiovascular/thoracic surgical practice in Long Beach, California. The selected PA will be employed by MemorialCare Medical Group, a for-profit multi-specialty group practice affiliated with MemorialCare Medical Foundation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The PA-Cardiac Surgery assists the supervising surgeon in the operating room, but also plays an integral role in the global management of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery patients. Includes all aspects of peri-operative care from performing patient histories and daily rounds to invasive surgical procedures, including the critical retrieval of vascular tissue in coronary bypass procedures. Competitive candidates must have extensive knowledge of artificial cardiac devices, ventilators and the pharmacologic effects of vasoactive/cardiotonic drugs. The PA also provides patient care expertise in the postoperative acute care units, step-down units and regular floors.

Education and Licensure Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program
  • NCCPA Board certified or board eligible
  • California medical license (or eligible to obtain)
  • Prior experience with Epic EMR is helpful
  • ACLS certification
  • DEA

Financial & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive bonus plan
  • Full and comprehensive benefits for provider and family include : Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401k retirement plan with employer contribution, and more
  • Medical license and DEA renewal reimbursement
  • CME reimbursement fund
  • Generous PTO plan

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, one of the largest free-standing hospitals on the west coast, is dedicated to clinical excellence, cutting-edge research and a robust clinical trial program. It has a 60-year history of cardiac program innovations including pioneering discoveries in diagnostic testing, pacing and electrophysiology and 15-year history of innovations in aortic, robotic-assisted, atrial fibrillation and other minimally invasive cardiac surgery. MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California, again took the top spot in the Best Hospital Category in Orange County Register's "Best of Orange County" competition. The Orange County Register also awarded Orange Coast Medical Center for the seventh consecutive year as a Top Workplace.

MemorialCare Medical Foundation is a physician-based organization with more than 2,000 employed and affiliated physicians in Orange and Los Angeles counties. MemorialCare Health System is listed among the top 20 percent of health systems nationwide by Thomson Reuters, one of the top 100 integrated healthcare networks nationwide, and the top 10 in the west region by IMS. MemorialCare Health System is the predominant fully integrated health system in the Southern Los Angeles County and Orange County with over 200 locations.