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To optimize your experience applying to a job at Kaiser Permanente we have created a unique and easy all-inclusive process to apply for open career opportunities in this specific specialty relevant to your work experience and interests. This is for the San Jose and Santa Clara area locations and represents multiple positions. Specialties include: CV/ICU, Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Transplant

Internal Candidates: Please apply to posted position through the internal careers website

So, what is next?

  • You apply to this single posting, which represents an array of schedules. If you are interested in other locations, please search for those unique postings on our careers site separately.
  • Allow our Talent Team to find a suitable job match to what you are looking for.
  • Our talent team will coach you through every step of the hiring process.
  • See what it’s all about, submit your interest today!!

Under the direction and supervision of staff Thoracic surgeon, the PA provides high quality cost-effective patient care by performing General Thoracic Surgery support to our surgeons with Robotics and a Full Scope of Thoracic Oncology Services.

  • Standby required after hours and rotational weekend coverage as needed
  • Schedule may vary to meet operational needs.
  • Licensed by State of California as a physician assistant.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date
  • Experience as a Physician assistant within surgical subspecialties
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
Basic Qualifications:

Senior Physician Assistant:

  • Minimum three (3) years previous experience in the last five (5) years as a physician assistant.

Physician Assistant:

  • No Experience Required
  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program by start date
License, Certification, Registration
  • NCCPA certified at time of hire and maintained throughout career at Kaiser Permanente.
  • California State Physician Assistant License, issued by Physician Assistant Board under Medical Board of California by date of hire.
  • BLS certification required.
  • Must have a Nat’l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date and meet current Medicare requirements for billing.
Additional Requirements:
  • Fluoroscopy Permit required, or must be obtained within 18 months from the date of hire in Orthopedics, Interventional Radiology, and Radiation Oncology only.
  • May be required to have experience and competency in performing specific tasks required by department.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • First Assist in OR and Robotics First Assist preferred

Secondary Functions:

  • Schedule may vary to meet operational needs.

PrimaryLocation : California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices
HoursPerWeek : 0
Shift : Day
Workdays : Variable
WorkingHoursStart : Variable
WorkingHoursEnd : Variable
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-05|NUE|Non Union Employee
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Physician Assistants,Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Department : Santa Clara Cardiology
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.