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Physician Assistant, Cardiothoracic Surgery Per Diem

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

**Organization:**PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation SCD**Position Overview:**Assesses, diagnoses, plans and implements the medical care of patients in collaboration with a physician. Functions within the full scope of licensure; accountable for the assessment, coordination delivery and evaluation of care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. Provides medical consultation including the performance of therapeutic procedures delegated by the supervising physician, assist with various procedures, provides patient education, treatment and follow-up, may complete daily rounds and as needed using an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the care continuum. The Physician Assistant's responsibilities may include managing patients in an office, hospital, emergency and/or perioperative setting. Follows ambulatory care and inpatient standardized procedures, protocols, policy and procedures regulated by the State of California Physician Assistant Practice Act.**Job Description** :**SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE**+ Demonstrates knowledge of patient care guidelines/policy as evidenced by quality of documentation.+ Medical knowledge and skills applicable to perform within the scope of practice.+ Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.+ Working knowledge of electronic health records such as EPIC.+ Critical thinking skills as it relates to specialized departments this may include the ability to complete age-appropriate assessments+ Communication skills (verbal, written and listening) with ability to work effectively across the organization, especially in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, consulting and advising.+ Technical and analytical skills for analysis and interpretation of test procedures and results in order to determine appropriate correction actions+ Interpersonal skills with the ability to work with and collaborate across the organization and with patients and their families as needed+ Ability to effectively lead, mentor and/or develop others+ Ability to maintain composure during challenging interpersonal interactions**TYPICAL EXPERIENCE**+ 2 years experience as a Physician Assistant in an ambulatory/primary care setting.**DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS**+ Memorial Hospital Los Banos;200-Sutter Central Valley Hospitals-Surgical Services: ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support+ Menlo Park Surgical Hospital;378-Palo Alto Med Fdn-Hlth,Res Services: ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support+ Sutter Med Cntr Castro Valley;207-Sutter Med Cntr Castro Valley-Neuroscience Administration: PA-Physician Assistant**PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS**See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities & working conditions at the following link: Physician Assistant (https://sutterhealth.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/JobAnalysisLibrary/EeF5lj16iuFPv2RdAnqL5vMBCx5\_7optAMH4-KOR6\_mL\_w?e=O2a4TJ)**License/Certifications:**ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association, BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, PA-Physician Assistant - California Department of Consumer Affairs**Education:**Master's (Required)**Job Shift:**Varied**Schedule:**Per Diem/Casual**Shift Hours:**8**Days of the Week:**Variable**Weekend Requirements:**Once a Month**Benefits:**No**Unions:**No**Position Status:**Non-Exempt**Weekly Hours:**1**Employee Status:**Per Diem/Casual**Number of Openings:**1This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Cruz , Physician Assistant, Cardiothoracic Surgery Per Diem, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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