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Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Job

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
Type Full time Posted 8/13/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/19/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Bellingham Referral - n/a -    

Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Job

Date:Sep 5, 2014

Location:Bellingham, WA, US


Req ID:38632

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Cardiac Surgery (4690)

PeaceHealth's Cardiovascular Services Center in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a Physician Assistant for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.

The Physician Assistant for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery practices medicine with supervision by licensed cardio-thoracic physicians. The PA will see cardio-thoracic patients pre- and post-operatively, both in the clinic and in the hospital--with one quarter to half of their time providing inpatient services. He/She assists at surgery as a first or second assistant to a primary cardio-thoracic surgeon. He/She at-tends rounds in the ICU and/or CVU as needed, monitoring, assessing and treating patients as necessary. He/She works together with physicians and hospital staff to promote team-based patient care. Vein Harvesting Skills pre-ferred.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital is a 253 bed, level III Trauma Center, JCAHO facility, serving a population of 220,000. PHMG offers the perfect balance of career and lifestyle excellence.

Bellingham is located 90 miles north of Seattle and 45 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. You will be sure to love this vibrant cultural community and university town located on a saltwater bay.  The city is surrounded by spectacular beauty from the San Juan Islands to majestic Mount Baker.

If you're looking for a career in health care that engages your heart and spirit as well as your mind, apply at PeaceHealth.

Location:  Bellingham, WA
Job Category:  NP, PA, CNM, CRNA
Shift:  Variable
FTE: 1
Work Type:  Full Time

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS ~kld~

Nearest Major Market:Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market:Everett
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