Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery (Relief)
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September 15, 2018
PeaceHealth is seeking a relief Provider based in the Bellingham community.
Req ID: 164742
PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician Assistant to provide relief [per diem] coverage with PeaceHealth's established and well-respected Cardiothoracic Surgery team in Bellingham, Washington.
The PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgery provider team consists of 3 cardiothoracic surgeons and 3 physician assistants.
Cardiovascular services is a clinic/hospital-based practice with 2 fully equipped operating rooms, 3 recently upgraded Catheterization Labs and EP suite, ICAVL/ACAEL certified outpatient and in-patient Vascular and Echo labs. Coverage includes in-house hospitalist and ICU/Intensivist teams.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham is a 253 bed, Level II trauma center, serving a community population of 220,000.
3 Physician Assistants are dedicated to CVT Surgery
Work together with physicians and hospital staff to promote team-based patient care
Assist in surgery as a first or second assist to a primary cardiothoracic surgeon
Participate in vein harvesting
Support inpatient care in the ICU and/or CVU and procedural care unit; one quarter to half time providing inpatient services monitoring, assessing and treating patients as necessary, under the supervision of cardiothoracic surgeons
See patients for follow-up in the clinic as well
Collegial mentorship and APC-friendly
Cardiac MR, 3-D TEE, and dual source Cardiac CTA on site
Structural heart program including TAVR and Watchman
Mechanical circulatory support program including ECMO
Hybrid O.R. in planning stages for operation next year
Tertiary community hospital
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Internal Number: 164742
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