(PA) Sr. Physician Assistant, Emergency Department | University of California San Diego - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

San Diego, California

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 6/13/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 6/15/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. DESCRIPTION This is a position for an advanced care provider for the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM). The Physician Assistant's role is to manage the care of ED observation patients and Senior Emergency Care Unit patients. The Physician Assistant (PA) will follow standardized advanced practice procedure guidelines to provide follow through with the care plan. Assess and provide medical care as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The Physician Assistant is expected to practice consistent with Professional Standards of Practice. Collaborate judgment with off-site physician is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. Under general supervision, the PA performs operational level duties as described in the UCSD Performance Policy. The major emphasis of this position is direct patient care delivery. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems. Assignments at this level may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs, participation in program planning and development of patient education information. May perform other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be a graduate from a physician assistant program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). California Physician Assistant (PA) license. Current PA Certification from NCCPA. BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six months of hire date. PALS certification. Minimum one (1) year of recent working experience as a Physician Assistant (PA) in an Emergency Department. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years. Proficiency in documentation of patient conditions and outcomes. Proven knowledge of common diagnostic tests, exams and procedures, e.g., laboratory blood tests, x-rays, EKG's, biopsies and GI endoscopies. Demonstrated strong computer skills and knowledge of PCIS/Epic for retrieval of patient data (computer skills required; PCIS/Epic preferred). Knowledge of clinical laboratory values and skill in identifying deviations. Demonstrated experience providing patient education and counseling and developing and implementing long and short range treatment plans. Skill in patient interviewing, obtaining a concise medical history and acquiring pertinent data. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Three (3) years of PA experience in an Emergency Department. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs. Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical. Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.

San Diego, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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