Cardiovascular Surgery Physician Assistant- San Antonio TX
BHS Physician Network, Inc.
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Internal Number: 2105038367
Under the direction of a physician, provides direct patient care including gathering detailed history and performing physical exams.
Performs or orders tests and interprets results.
Administers therapeutic procedures as directed.
Instructs on care and maintains written charts and records on patients.
Maintains appropriate manual and electronic records (EMR).
Requires thorough and complete understanding of medical care practices, policies and procedures in order to function in area of Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery.
Requires the visual and manual dexterity and physical ability to meet the essential functions of the position. Such manual dexterity requires ability to perform independently procedures as defined by supervising physician that include, but not limited to:
Conduit procurement for coronary artery bypass surgery including:
1. endoscopic and open saphenous vein harvest,
2. endoscopic and open radial artery harvest
Arterial line placement (radial and femoral approach)
Central line placement
Pulmonary artery catheter placement and monitoring
Placement of, and removal of, intra-aortic balloon
Placement and removal of chest tubes
And ability to competently first-assist in Cardiovascular and Thoracic operations that include:
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Aortic Surgery: Ascending / Descending/ Abdominal
Thoracic Surgery: Neoplastic / Non-neoplastic lung and esophageal disease
Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Trauma
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
The minimum number of procedures required for credentialing purposes will vary based on the judgment of the supervising physician, who bears ultimate responsibility for the outcome of all procedures.
Required Experience: 1-3 years CVT Surgical Experience; 1 year EVH Experience
Preferred Experience: ICU, OR, Open Heart recovery, hospital rounding, consults, chest tubes, pacer wires, etc.
Required: Graduate of Accredited PA program
Required: PA licensure; BLS/ACLS; DEA eligible
Job: Physician Assistant
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: BHS Physician Network, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.