RN / Registered Nurse / California / Any / Physician Assistant Southern California Job
Company: Nurse Job Board
Posted on: November 16, 2021
REF: CO155 Full Time and Permanent Physician Assistant needed!
Southern California Cardiac Job Objective:A brief overview of the
The Physician Assistant (PA) assists
in OR and is responsible for the management of care of the cardiac
surgery patient across inpatient healthcare Continuum. Reports to
Administrative Director, Surgical
Services and Supervising Cardiac Surgeon Qualifications
Required: Physician Assistant license
by PA's Examining Committee of the Medical Board of California; and
American Heart Association BLS and ACLS. Experience
Preferred: Acute cardiac pre to
post-op management. Essential Responsibilities
Demonstrates compliance with Code of
Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve
compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Utilizes the medical model to manage patient care. Completes
management of care by:
Providing evaluation, diagnosis and
treatment. Health promotion and disease prevention-based goals for
self-care skills. Provide counseling and education Offer
collaborative practice-based setting. Provide risk assessment to
families and community. Primary and acute care level of
intervention. Assesses the health status of patients by completing
Obtains a relevant health and medical
history Performs a physical examination based on age and history.
Performs or orders diagnostic procedures based on the client's
needs. Identifies health and medical risk factors. Makes accurate
Utilizing critical thinking in the
diagnostic process. Synthesizing and analyzing the collected data.
Formulating a differential diagnosis based on the history, physical
examination, and diagnostic test results. Establishing priorities
to meet the health and medical needs of the client. Develops a
treatment plan under the supervising physician to maximize health
Selecting appropriate pharmacologic
and non-pharmacologic interventions. Developing a patient education
plan and providing patient teaching. Appropriate
consultation/referral. Interventions are based on priorities and
are individualized and consistent with plan of care. Evaluates and
follows up on patient status making modifications in the treatment
plan as necessary based on reassessment. Recognizes priorities in
critical situations and acts in a timely manner. Demonstrates
knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology, and operative
techniques. Provides intra-operative exposure and retraction.
Retracts tissues or organs by use of
the hand. Places and holds surgical retractors. Packs sponges or
laparotomy pads into body cavities to hold tissues or organs out of
the operative field. Manages all instruments in the operative field
to prevent obstruction of the surgeon's view. Sutures tissue, using
instruments and suture material.
Correctly approximates tissue layers.
Approximates tissue appropriately to avoid excess tension and
tissue necrosis. Ties knots firmly to avoid slipping. Uses staples,
clips or other devices to approximate tissue. Handles tissues and
manipulates instruments to perform:
Superficial dissection. Harvesting of
saphenousvein 1. open 2. bridging 3. endoscopic Provides hemostasis
by: Aspirating and sponging of blood and other fluids from the
operative site. Applying clamps on superficial vessels and typing
them or electrocoagulation of them as directed. Placing suture
ligatures in the muscle, subcutaneous and skin layers. Placing
hemoclips or other ligating devices on bleeders. Facilitates
patient participation in health and medical care by providing
education needed to make decisions and choices about:
- Promotion, maintenance and restoration
of health. Consultation with other appropriate health care
personnel. Appropriate utilization of health care resources.
Facilitation of entry into the healthcare system; admission to
facility under direction of Supervising Physician. The promotion of
a safe, realistic discharge plan. Completes patient rounds on all
Cardiovascular Surgery inpatients.
- Performs other duties as assigned. For more information please
submit your resume to or submit it directly for review!
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