This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/09/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/18/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will provide patient care coverage for various days and hours Monday-Friday for the Vista Internal Medicine department. Schedule may vary week to week. No holidays. Some weekend phone coverage. The Physician Assistant (PA) will provide continuity of patient care within the department as they serve as an Advanced Practice Provider for the division. The PA will follow standardized advanced practice procedure guidelines to provide follow through with the care plan. Assess and provide medical care 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 for Family Medicine patients. Collaborate with on-site physician as needed. Assignments at this level primarily encompass management of patients who present chronic and/or episodic health problems. Assignments may include responsibility for occasional community teaching programs, participation in program planning and development of patient education information.
Selected candidate will be expected to work in Vista Internal Medicine Dept but may be required to float to other locations based on departmental needs.
Must be a graduate from an accredited physician assistant program.
California Physician Assistant (PA) license.
Current PA Certification from NCCPA.
Minimum two (2) years of recent PA experience in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and/or Primary Care. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
Experience with chronic health conditions and comorbidities.
Experience with senior patient population.
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.
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