(PA) Physician Assistant - Regenerative Medicine - 125957
#125957 (PA) Physician Assistant - Regenerative MedicineExtended Review Date: Fri 11/17/2023
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 position is a limited position (full time for several months) with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the PA or Sr. PA level.
This posting will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/24/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Physician Assistant will function in all general Physician Assistant responsibilities under the department of Medicine in the division of Regenerative Medicine. The Physician Assistant will be responsible for admitting and discharging patients in respective areas. Additionally, the Physician Assistant will fulfill rounds with attending and completes daily notes and procedures. The Physician Assistant will assess and provide clinical actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. The major emphasis at this level is ongoing 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.
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 certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.
Six (6) months or more of experience as a licensed Physician Assistant. Demonstrated experience diagnosing and treating oncology patients, preferably Blood and Marrow Transplant and Hematology patients.
Demonstrated experience working independently as a Physician Assistant and exercising independent clinical judgment with demonstrated experience formulating and modifying specialized treatment plans.
Knowledge of pathology of BMT/Heme Oncology patient population and expected outcomes.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.
Critical thinking skills.
Ability to pay conscientious attention to detail.
Demonstrated knowledge of adult and adolescent learning theory.
Demonstrated experience taking detailed medical history, performing physical examinations, and interpreting findings.
Demonstrated understanding of normal and abnormal laboratory values, diagnostic tests, electrocardio tracings and radiologic studies; and identification of deviations.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on 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. 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: $148,791 - $196,001 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $71.26 - $93.87
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).
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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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