Cardiology Job In San Jose, California
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Job Summary:Job Title: Surgical PA Opportunity in San Jose, CA
Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California has an exciting opportunity for a CT Surgery PA to join our growing practice. GSH has four surgeons and 5th and 6th PA positions have been added to support the growth of the program.
The Physician Assistants in our Cardiothoracic Surgery department are valued members of a dynamic team on front line of patient care. This position requires an individual who is qualified to function as the first assistant in cardiac and thoracic surgeries, heart transplant, and cardiac assist device implantation. It also requires an established level of proficiency in endoscopic vein harvesting. The Physician Assistant will obtain patient history, perform physical examinations, order and perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, formulate a diagnostic impression, develop and implement a treatment plan, monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and offer counseling and education to meet patient’s needs. Other points of interest include:
• Surgical 1st assisting is a primary responsibility
• Increased autonomy
• Call rotation
• Weekday/Weekend evening beeper on-call for OR and step-down unit
• Weekend patient rounds when on-call
• No in-house call
• Dedicated ARNP for perioperative patient care on step-down unit Monday -Friday
• Current surgical CV PA’s with 2-plus years of surgical experience in cardiothoracic surgery
• Outstanding working relationship between physicians and the midlevel practitioners
• Competitive salary
• Signing bonus and relocation assistance
• Comprehensive benefits package
About Good Samaritan Hospital:
Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology, and innovative surgery techniques.
The 474-bed facility, founded in 1965, offers a full range of comprehensive services, some of which include: designated STEMI receiving center in Santa Clara County, cardiovascular services using state-of-the-art technology, and innovative robotics program for orthopedics, spine, general surgery, bariatrics, gynecology, and urology.
Robust orthopedics and spine care program with dedicated inpatient unit and designation for hip and knee replacement by the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and Blue Distinction Center by Anthem Blue Cross.
Readers of Bay Area Parent magazine have chosen Good Samaritan Hospital as the “Bay Area’s Best Place to Have a Baby” and “Family Favorite Hospital” for over 10 years.
San Jose is the cultural, financial, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California by both population and area. With a population of over 1 million, San Jose is one of the best places to live in California with highly-rated public schools. The city also boasts great proximity to all of Northern California’s areas of interest due to its position in the greater Santa Clara Valley. Over 300 days of sunshine and a panoramic view of the Santa Clara Mountains make San Jose a beautiful urban retreat.
San Jose, California, is home to the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world--over 6,600 technology companies employing 254,000 people. A beautiful climate year-round offers a wide variety of exciting cultural, recreational, educational and entertainment opportunities as the 10th largest city in the U.S. Residential options range from urban loft living, traditional tree-lined neighborhoods to mountain top retreats. Superior recreation opportunities from hiking and biking to surfing/skiing. Excellent public schools and multiple private school options.
Good Samaritan (Good Sam) Hospital: acute care 429-bed hospital serving San Jose, Silicon Valley and surrounding counties in two locations: main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan provides tertiary services including cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, cancer treatment, advanced obstetrics/gynecology, in-patient and outpatient psychiatric services, in-patient rehabilitation, JCAHO-certified Primary Stroke Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, behavioral health and specialized surgery. Outpatient services include same day surgery, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, clinical laboratory, radiation oncology and the BreastCare Center. Readers of Bay Area Parent magazine chose Good Sam as "Bay Area's Best Place to Have a Baby" and "Family Favorite Hospital" for 10 consecutive years. Acute Rehabilitation Program is the only Silicon Valley hospital with a CARF accreditation specifically for stroke. Good Samaritan was again the only northern Calif. hospital to receive Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, 2008. Accreditation as Chest Pain Center for superior performance in emergency response, cath lab and cardiovascular surgery.
Technology: Interventional Neuro-Radiology in new biplane angiography suite; dedicated Oncology Unit with Palliative Care Program and Radiation Oncology center with latest targeted radiation equipment to improve accuracy, reduce treatment time and minimize damage to surrounding tissue, supported by new CT simulator and new linear accelerator. Diagnostic imaging: MRI with Excite software which improves imaging, speed and accuracy, enhancing emergency care and decreasing out-patient wait times. New 3.0 Tesla MRI. Combined PET/CT offers patients a single procedure and gives physicians earlier detection and diagnosis, more accurate staging and more precise treatment of oncology patients. A 64-slice CT gives Good Sam tremendous speed in emergencies and significantly expanded capacities for brain, cardiac and GI studies.