Job Description

Payroll Title:
PHYSCN AST
Department:
RADIATION MED & APPLIED SCI
Hiring Pay Scale
$68.97 - $93.87 / Hour
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday-Friday

#129098 (PA) Physician Assistant - Radiation Oncology

Filing Deadline: Mon 4/15/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 4/4/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 4/15/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Founded in 2006, the Department adopted the name Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences (RMAS) in 2012 to reflect its bipartite missions of Clinical Medicine and Academic Research. Over the years, RMAS has realized unprecedented growth in its faculty as well as in its clinical, research, and education programs. Today, RMAS is a major academic Department within the UC San Diego School of Medicine. We are a multidisciplinary team of radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, nurses, dosimetrists, and researchers dedicated to advancing patient care and pushing the frontier of clinical medicine.

In accordance with advanced practice standards, the Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for providing comprehensive health assessment of patients receiving radiation oncology services. The PA is responsible for conducting in-depth interviews with patients and/or family; constructing comprehensive medical histories, performing initial and periodic physical examinations; reviewing imaging; managing the care of patients; following standardized advanced practice procedure guideline; assessing and providing medical care as appropriate for patient care populations; collaborating with attending physician, to utilize context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems; and may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs, participation in program planning and development of patient education information.

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

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

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.

  • Current ART certification, or BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Must have Radiation Oncology experience as a licensed Physician Assistant.

  • 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.

  • Must understand purpose, required supplies and/or equipment, how to perform procedure accurately, infection control, an accurate documentation of medical chart.

  • Strong ability to manage own patient load.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • 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.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $135,386 - $178,420 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $64.84 - $85.45

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 Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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