Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Job
Date:Sep 5, 2014
Location:Bellingham, WA, US
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.
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
Posting Notes: Bellingham, WA || NP, PA, CNM, CRNA || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS ~kld~