Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 846452HY
Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
Mercy Medical Center Redding
2175 Rosaline Ave Redding, CA 96001
Responsibilities:Position Summary:Under the general supervision of the surgeons and clinical supervision the incumbent provides a variety of medical services. These include surgical assisting, inpatient management, preoperative and postoperative evaluations and staff/patient education. The PA's are granted privileges as outlined by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Title 16 of the California Administrative Code as per their privilege list In addition, the incumbent oversees the day-to-day operation of the function, ensuring that standards of care are met and that all required daily checks, chart documentation meet standards as well as daily call to patients. * Performs comprehensive and problem-focused history and physical exams.* Diagnoses and treats common conditions and provides follow-up care within the scope of practice.* Orders, collects, performs, and interprets appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures and studies.* Exercises judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral or evaluation by the supervising physician or other health care professionals.* Orders, prescribes and administers medications according to California State Law.* Provides documentation according to department standards.Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:* Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited PA Program approved by the California Board of Medical Examiners* At the time of hire, licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of California* Current BLS for Health Care Providers and ACLS certifications* Experience with all and proficiency in endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH).* Experience in cardiothoracic surgery (first and second assisting, opening and closing, suturing surgical wounds, & wound care).* Experience in critical care (ICU) management - advanced understanding in pleurovac and chest tube management.* Experience in performing invasive procedures (including but not limited to central vascular access, Swan Ganz insertion, dialysis catheter insertion, IABP insertion, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis).* Experience with endoscopic radial artery harvesting (ERAH).* Experience with Thoracic Robotic First Assistant EducationRequired Qualifications:* Experience with endoscopic radial artery harvesting (ERAH).* Experience with Thoracic Robotic First Assist.
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region. It is one of only two Level II trauma centers and the only Level III neonatal ICU north of Sacramento. Mercy Medical Center Redding is a 266-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and a robust robotic surgery program. In addition, the hospitals network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living, which serves nearly 72,000 meals a year. The medical staff has over 250 active members who partner with skilled professionals, support staff and helpful volunteers to provide innovative medical services to the North State communities. Mercy serves as a local community hospital as well as a referral center for a vast region from the Oregon border two hours north, halfway to Sacramento (two hours to the south), east to Nevada and west to the Pacific Ocean. Mercy Medical Center Redding is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn, along with St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta.
Key Services Level II Trauma Center and Regional Emergency Care Cardiovascular Care Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Family Birth Center Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Neurology Center for Joint and Spine Health Inpatient and Outpatient Oncology Care Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Pediatric Care Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center General Medical Services daVinci, Mazor X, MAKO Robotic Surgery Home Health and Hospice Residency Programs - Family Practice, Nursing, Pharmacy Telemedicine Services - Neurology, Stroke Care, Behavioral Health, Radiology and Pediatrics.
Awards and Affiliations Stanford Cardiac Surgery in affiliation with The Mercy Redding Heart Center Honor Roll Recognition for Maternal Care and Safe Opioid Care Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery American Heart Associations Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Quality Achievement Award | Target: StrokeSM Elite Plus award | Target: Type 2 DiabetesSM Honor Roll award. Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) | Designated LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer 2022
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