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PA for Cardiothoracic Surgery Practice

PA for Cardiothoracic Surgery Practice

Southern California Full-Time

Newport Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery, an STS 3 Star, five surgeon, four PA Cardiothoracic Surgery Group in Newport Beach, CA is seeking two additional NCCPA certified and California licensed PAs to enhance our expanding cardiothoracic surgery service.   The ideal PA candidate has at least one year of relevant Cardiothoracic Surgery experience including endoscopic vein harvesting.  The ideal candidate will be clinically and academically prepared to practice at an advanced level in the operating room, cardiovascular ICU, telemetry floor and clinic.  Endoscopic radial artery harvesting and assisting at robotically assisted surgeries are preferred but not necessary.  Training in these additional skills will be offered to the appropriate candidate. The PA candidate must embrace the concept of team practice. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to pre-op evaluation of patients and preparation for surgery, first and second assisting at cardiac and thoracic surgery, harvesting conduit including vein and radial artery for bypass, and bedside assisting at robotically assisted cases.  Additionally, the PA candidate must be able to make rounds in the CVICU and on the telemetry floor, efficiently progressing the patient to discharge. The PA candidate also will see post-op and pre-op patients in our outpatient clinic.  In addition to the operating room duties, the PA candidate must be proficient at removing chest tubes and pacing wires, wound care, general procedures utilizing local anesthesia, seeing new consults and discharging patients/discharge summaries.

Weekday, weekend and holiday call coverage is required and will be shared equally among the independent PAs.  PAs in training will be added to the call schedule based on their progress and evaluation by the team.  ACLS and BLS certifications are required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package based on current data from the AAPA and APACVS.  Increases in compensation will be evaluated continuously as the PA meets certain skills milestones.   Please forward your CV to both our lead PA, Bill Fazzalaro, at and Practice Manager, Patty Konrad, at

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Company : Newport Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery

Address : 1 Hoag Drive Bldg. 31

City, State & Zip : Newport Beach

Phone : 1-949-650-3350

Contact Name : William Fazzalaro

Contact Email :

Title : Lead PA

Position State Date : 1/9/2023

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