Dignity Health

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - SURGICAL

Job ID
2017-38917
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Hospital- Bakersfield
Shift
Day
Location
BAKERSFIELD
CA
Standard Hours
7am-3:30 with call

Overview


Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

Responsibilities

The Surgical Physician Assistant will assist the surgeon in the provision of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care to patients who undergo surgery. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.

 

Minimum of two years experience in surgical assisting preferred, or medical field as a registered nurse or equivalent medical background and at least one-year experience as a Physician's Assistant.

 

Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician's Assistant Training Program at an accredited institution.

 

State of California Certification as a Physician's Assistant. DEA License and CPR Required

 

CT CPRBLS , CT PA , DEA

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
 
Minimum of two years experience in surgical assisting preferred, or medical field as a registered nurse or equivalent medical background and at least one-year experience as a Physician's Assistant.
 
Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician's Assistant Training Program at an accredited institution.
 
State of California Certification as a Physician's Assistant. DEA License and CPR Required
 
CT CPRBLS , CT PA , DEA

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