Physician Assistant Cardiovascular Surgery

    March 21, 2023
    Los Angeles, California
    Job Type


    We are seeking candidates for a Physician Assistant II, Cardiac Surgery Endovascular Vein Harvest opportunity in Los Angeles CA. Relocation assistance is provided.


    Full-time 10-hour shifts

    • If ten (10) hour option chosen, shift will be 7:00 am-5:30 pm, back up 8-hour shift will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

    Salary: USD $86.89 – $98.55 / hr


    What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position?

    Previous: Three years of Endoscopic Vein Harvesting experience required within the last three years New: Three years of Cardiac surgical Endoscopic Vein Harvesting experience required within the last three years


    What are the nice-to-have skills?

    Endoscopic Vein Harvesting working experience.


    Describe how this position fits in your organization.

    This position will support one of the largest Cardiac programs in the West Coast, performing 1500 open heart cases a year.

    What is exciting about this opportunity? Please include team and company culture.


    Amazing opportunity to gain working knowledge in Cardiac surgery.


    Job description

    Physician Assistants (PA) provide health care services to patients who may have acute episodic conditions or chronic problems, as well as those seeking health evaluation, preventive care and/or education and counseling. Under physician supervision, PAs provide care in areas within KP in primary care or specialty departments consistent with their educational preparation following the Regional Practice Guidelines and Protocols for Ambulatory and Hospital-Based Practice.  They perform complete physical examinations, including ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations.  Assume on-going responsibility for each patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery.  Diagnose and treat both chronic and episodic disorders including complications of otherwise normal processes.  Establish and document the health care plan and diagnosis, maintain records of each case that are sufficiently complete for any physician reviewing them to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.




    Minimum one (1) year experience unless specified by department as an NP or PA.


    Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant Program OR graduate of an accredited RN and NP Program.

    Master’s degree in nursing (effective 1/1/03 for those not previously grandfathered in by CMS- NP only).

    License, Certification, Registration

    Current California Physician Assistant License or current California Nurse Practitioner Certificate.

    Current California RN License (NP only).

    Maintain current national certification from approved organizations (American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties, or the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board) or National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants appropriate to education and department (must be obtained from NCCPA for initial state PA license, need not be maintained, for those not previously grandfathered in prior to 1/1/2001 by CMS.)

    Current American Heart Association BLS.

    National Provider Identification Number (NPI).


    Current DEA Registration Number.



    Preferred Qualifications:

    Previous Cardiac Surgery experience including endovascular vein harvest as a NP or PA preferred.

    Willing to train.



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