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#100567 (PA) Physician Assistant - Emergency

Filing Deadline: Thu 7/25/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/16/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/25/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

This position will provide patient care coverage 7 days a week, including various holidays, for both the Emergency Room and various Urgent Cares. The PA's role is to manage the care of ED observation patients, Acute Care at Home, Senior Emergency Care Unit patients as well as see patients in the Urgent Care. The PA provides continuity of patient care across shifts as they are the primary care giver for observation & urgent care patients.

The primary areas for this position include UC San Diego Health's newly opened Senior Emergency Care Unit, and ED Inpatient and Observation unit scheduled to open in October 2019. May float to our Urgent Care locations in La Jolla and Rancho Bernardo as needed.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the PA or Sr. PA level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 (6) months of hire date.

  • PALS certification.

  • Recent clinical experience in an Emergency Department.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work within a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2) years or more of working PA experience in an Emergency Department.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.


UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
PHYSCN AST
Department:
Thornton Emergency Services
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
90%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hr shifts, Sunday- Saturday

 

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