Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHYSCN AST PD
Department:
MCC Infusion
Hiring Pay Scale
$92.29 / Hour
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8,10, or 12 Hour Shifts, Monday-Sunday

#130395 (PA) Physician Assistant - Per Diem - Infusion

Extended Review Date: Fri 7/5/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

This posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

DESCRIPTION

Established in 1978, Moores Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. This designation is reserved for centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education and community contributions.

Under the direction of the Medical Director of the Moores Cancer Center Infusion Center, the Sr. Physician Assistant (PA) will function as a provider of patient care for patients receiving treatment in the Infusion Center. The PA will provide patient care oversight, including management of toxicities and/or reactions to IV treatments. Direct supervision will occur by assigned medical oncologists. The position requires a strong emphasis on the management of patients undergoing cancer and non-cancer related treatments, including clinical trials, BMT, chemotherapy, biologic and immunotherapies.

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 certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year of work experience as a Physician Assistant in oncology.

  • Theoretical background in: anatomy, physiology, general medicine, pulmonary, emergency and critical care medicine, management of common diseases, concepts of medicine and surgery, therapeutics including pharmacology, counseling techniques and interpersonal dynamics.

  • Proven ability to perform initial history, and physical examination, identify major medical problems, and formulate appropriate plans of action.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of common diagnostic tests, exams, and procedures used in a clinic setting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of purpose, required supplies and/or equipment, how to perform procedure accurately, infection control, and accurate documentation in electronic medical record.

  • Strong ability to manage own patient load.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2+) or more years of Oncology Infusion or Hematology Oncology experience as a Physician Assistant.

  • ER and/or Urgent Care experience.

  • Clinical advanced practice provider (APP) work experience at UCSD.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Depending on the worksite, 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts may be assigned.
  • 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. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $192,702 - $192,702 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $92.29 - $92.29

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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