Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Description

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Physician Assistant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
Full Time, FTE: 1
Gateway MOB
Fairfield, CA

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant (PA) – with the Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Program is an Allied Health Professional (AHP) who is accountable for functions which enhance the delivery of patient care in accordance with education, role modeling, standards development, quality improvement, program development and coordination and other duties assigned by the service line director.  The PA works in collaboration with physicians, directors, clinical managers, clinical practice managers and other AHP positions.  This position’s role is to promote the provision of effective, high quality patient care to all patients. 

This position is required to be a licensed physician assistant (PA) and functions as a member of the multidisciplinary medical management team.  The AHP diagnoses medical conditions, plans and implements interventions, and evaluates patient responses under the direction of and in collaboration with a physician supervisor or designated attending physician.  Patient care provided in the clinic shall account for 70% of job duties.  If clinic hours allow, 30% of weekly hours, may be spent caring for patients in the hospital setting at the direction of the supervising physician(s).



Education

  1. Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program approved by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).  
     

Licensure/Credentials: 

  1. Current Physician Assistant licensure by the State of California Physician Assistant Examining Committee.
  2. AHA or equivalent CPR required.
  3. Maintains a current DEA license for schedule II drugs.

Experience/Skills

  1. Experience as a Physician Assistant practicing in a related field. 
  2. Demonstrates ability to evaluate patient’s physical and emotional status. 
  3. Demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on age-related needs.
  4. Demonstrates current knowledge and skill in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups: adult, adolescent, pediatric and geriatric.  
  5. Ability to use computer, MS Word, Outlook, telephone.
  6. Knowledge of Cerner preferred.

Other: 

  1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence.

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Will work weekend rotation, as requested.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Executive
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/6/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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