Department Description The Department of Neurological Surgery is a clinical specialty unit in the School of Medicine that provides direct patient care, training and graduate medical education, and basic and applied medical research programs. It serves as a referral center for neurosurgical patients in northern California. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 2/24/2020Salary Range : 64.62 to $85.24Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : Ellison Ambulatory CareCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : YesWe offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe Neurosurgery Physician Assistant working as a Physician Assistant II provides clinical expertise to acutely and chronically ill neurosurgery patients and their families in both inpatient and outpatient areas, is a resource person for health care providers, and participates in neurosurgical teaching programs. Required Qualifications
Experience in out patient and in patient care.
National certification as a Physician Assistant
Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
Possession of valid California Physician Assistant license
Demonstrated ability for positive interaction with medical/nursing staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
Able to meet PA competencies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Judgment skills to effectively meet the needs of patients.
Self direction and organizational skills to function in an independent role.
Ability to apply relevant theories and concepts to clinical practice.
Ability to cope with personal stress experienced by team members, other professionals, and caretakers.
Minimum one year of recent clinical experience in care of neurosurgery patients.
Operating room experience.
Able to lift 25 pounds, see well enough to read gauges and identify injuries.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEOThe University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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