This position will provide overnight per diem 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 NP 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.
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.
Three to five (3 - 5) years of recent work experience as a licensed Physician Assistant in an Emergency Department.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Must be able to obtain UCSD medical staff privileges.
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