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Physician Assistant Surgery

Long Beach, California

St Mary Medical Center

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  • Department: Surgery

The posted compensation range of $62.24 - $90.24 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-328294 Employment Type PRN Hours/Pay Period 8 Provider Advanced Provider Provider Type Physician Assistant (PA) Speciality Surgery Bonuses Offered None Loan Repayment None Visa Sponsorship Not Applicable Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Advanced Practice Recruiter Name Norman Martir Recruiter Email norman.martir@dignityhealth.org
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CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

Job Summary

  • In keeping with the Dignity Health mission and standards the Physician Assistant (PA) reports to the Director of Perioperative Services. 
  • During the assisting phase and until conclusion of the operative procedure the PA performs duties under the direction of the surgeon. 
  • The Responsibilities include assessment planning intervention evaluation and standards of Physician Assistants practice and optimal outcomes.
  • Directly partners with surgeon intraoperatively and assists with patient positioning. 
  • Will function as a liaison between physicians nursing staff and allied healthcare professionals. 
  • Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct including actual or potential violation of laws regulations policies procedures or this organizations standards/code of conduct.


Qualifications
  • Two (2) years intraoperative experience in assisting the surgeon in the OR.
  • Preferred: Two (2) years intraoperative experience in assisting the surgeon in robotic surgery.
  • Must have graduated from a program of instruction for Physician Assistants recognized and approved by the California Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants//Master’s Degree
  • BLS
  • CA PA License

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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