ABOUT MARINHEALTH a UCSF Affiliate
Come and be a part of our healing team at the award-winning MarinHealth! MarinHealth Medical Network is a medical foundation representing the physicians, their care teams, and office staff, who previously operated under Prima Medical Foundation or the Marin Healthcare District. The network includes more than 150 providers in 20 locations throughout the North Bay. Thanks to a strategic alliance, Medical Network practices are part of UCSF Health and our services are backed by the expertise of our trusted community hospital, MarinHealth Medical Center, ranked in the top 3% of general hospitals in the country. As Marin County’s only acute hospital and a vital resource for a wide range of essential health care services, it is our mission—and our passion—to excel in every medical specialty. We attract the finest physicians and employees who appreciate having the best of both worlds: the resources and medical sophistication of an academic medical center combined with the personalized, caring touch of an independent hospital.
As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of healthcare professionals who are passionate about providing exceptional care to our patients. You will also have access to cutting-edge technology, training programs, and professional development opportunities that will help you grow in your career.
COMPENSATION: $79.75 - $105.15 (Plus 20% Per Diem Differential)
Pay scale for this role is benchmarked against a third-party source regarded as the gold standard for provider compensation data
The Cardiac Surgery Physician’s Assistant (PA) position has clinical, procedural, administrative and educational responsibilities in the care of adult patients requiring cardiac surgery. Under the supervision of UCSF’s Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the Director of Cardiovascular Services, the Cardiac Surgery PA will have a critical role in the surgical setting, with both team member and individual duties. These responsibilities will include preoperative and postoperative patient examination and assessment, treatment implementation, performance of specific procedures; development of practice protocols and evaluation of quality of care. Population served includes adults and geriatrics.
The Cardiac Surgery PA has primary contacts with patients/families, the Cardiac Surgery Medical Director, UCSF’s Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Medical Director, as well as referring physicians and their office staff, Nursing, Clinical Laboratory, Noninvasive Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Electrophysiology Laboratory, Medical Records, Business Services and other hospital departments and the community at large.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are necessary. Clinical research skills, basic computer skills (access, enter and retrieve data; Word, and Excel skills preferred). Must be able to work with autonomy, adaptability, flexibility and maintain composure during pressures and adverse conditions and work as an effective team member in a collaborative role with other disciplines.
External hires are subject to a background check and pre-employment medical screen . Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws.
The length of a typical day can vary from 4-8 hours, but specific hours and days of work can vary based upon department needs. During hours of work, the Cardiac Surgery PA will typically be on a nursing unit or in the office. Interruptions by people, telephone calls, pages, or written memos require smooth and rapid transfer from one task to another. The atmosphere on a unit can be crowded, hectic and noisy. Physical work is generally light but patient care demands require ability to do occasional heavy lifting.
MarinHealth remains committed to the health and safety of our employees, patients, and the entire community. As such, MarinHealth requires employees to receive all required immunizations, including, MMR, flu (seasonal availability), and COVID-19 vaccine + booster, as a condition of employment and annually thereafter, as required. Any exemptions from these requirements may be granted for limited and specific situations.