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Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant

Apply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Physicians Medical Group Location Los Angeles, California Job Type Full-Time/Regular Job ID 16209-977 Date posted 05/23/2022

At PIH Health, we provide cutting edge compassionate care. We have a talented team who is proud to be making a positive impact on the lives of our patients each and every day. We are growing fast and looking to have enthusiastic Cardiothoracic Surgery PA to join our team.


The Cardiothoracic Surgery PA works closely with the supervising physician to coordinate a course of treatment for patients: perform histories, physical exams, pre and postoperative care, patient education, and discharge. The Cardiothoracic Surgery PA will also perform procedures such as first assist in surgery, vein harvesting, and the placement and removal of chest tubes.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise in cardiothoracic surgery: Knowledgeable regarding a Cardiothoracic Surgery PA scope of practice.
  • Able to perform duties as first assist in surgery.
  • Demonstrated expertise in endoscopic vein harvest.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Independent performer.

Required Experience

  • Current California Physician Assistant license
  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant School
  • One to three (1-3) years direct patient care clinical experience.
  • One to three (1-3) years of surgical first assist experience
  • Evidence of continuing education and self-development to support license requirements
  • Board Certification: Board certified or board eligible


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:
  • An organization that has served the communities of Southern California for over 60 years
  • A physician-led practice that equally emphasizes professional autonomy and cross-specialty collaboration
  • An environment that promotes excellent service to patients
  • A fully implemented electronic medical record system

    • Employer paid portion of medical & dental
    • Life insurance
    • CME reimbursement
    • Cell phone reimbursement
    • 401K contribution

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We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, 93 outpatient medical offices, six Urgent Care Centers, with over 400 employed physician and mid-level providers in our medical foundation and more than 7,500 compassionate & valued employees.  Ranked one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals.  

Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values.


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