Sep 18, 2019
Franciscan Medical Group Location: Tacoma, Washington, 98405, United States Job ID: 50518835 Posted: 2019-09-06 Position Title: Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Company Name: Franciscan Medical Group Sector: Cardiothoracic Surgery - Entry Level: NO Job Duration: Indefinite Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate Min Experience: 1-2 Years Cardiothoracic Surgery Surgical Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Catholic Health Initiatives - Franciscan is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting Surgical PA/NP to join our 5 surgeon, 5 PA 1 NP practice in Tacoma, WA. The PA/NP will be joining a very PA/NP friendly environment currently consisting of 3 Cardiac Surgeons, 2 Thoracic Surgeons, 5 Pas and 1 Nurse Practitioner. Our 3 Cardiac Surgeons perform approximately 500 open heart cases per year, including coronary bypass, complex valve surgeries to include minimally invasive aortic, mitral and tricuspid, major vascular procedures including surgical and TEVAR. Our 2 Thoracic Surgeons perform approximately 750 thoracic and foregut procedures per year. 50% or more of these procedures are performed robotically. This opportunity involves pre-operative management, operating room assisting, ICU and step down responsibilities as well as rotating night and weekend call. (Every 6 th ) The PA/NP provider will manage pre-operative and post-operative cardiac and thoracic surgery patients, assist in the operating room, dictate discharge summaries, and occasionally see clinic patients. Experience with endoscopic vein harvest, radial harvest, first assist and VATS and robotic experience or exposure a plus. Electronic medical record is used. (Epic) The candidate must be a graduate of an accredited PA/NP program, with current certification and board eligible for Washington state licensure. CHI-Franciscan Heart Center is one of the Pacific Northwest's highest volume cardiovascular care center and the only program in the Northwest and one of only 33 programs in the nation to receive a 3 Star Rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons in both coronary bypass and aortic valve replacement surgeries. Tacoma, located in the beautiful South Sound's region is located 25 minutes south of downtown Seattle right on the Puget Sound and nestled between the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges. All of the amenities of a major metropolitan area are easily accessible with considerably less traffic and more affordable housing and outstanding public and private schooling options. This region offers recreational opportunities of all types. About CommonSpirit Health We are part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs.
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