Dignity Health Physician's Assistant in STOCKTON, California
St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
Performs, under the responsibility and supervision of a Radiation Oncologist, assessments, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and procedures, with acknowledgment of patient's age. He/she will plan, prescribe and treat in accordance with written protocols and within the area of competency of his/her supervising physician. Reports to the supervising physician for all medical concerns and to the Area Director for others. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.
Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant training program
Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Current California PA license from the California Medical Board Physician Assistant Examining Committee
PA license from another state must have a California License within 60 days of job offer
Must have BLS
Able to take medical history, assess medical condition and interpret findings
Able to prepare and maintain records, write reports and respond to correspondence
Skill in developing and maintaining clinic quality assurance and a continuous quality improvement program
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with patients, clinical staff, and public
Skill in staff training
Able to work in spite of interruptions
Able to meet deadlines under pressure
Able to obtain and sustain clinical hospital privilege
Maintain privileges at hospital as required
Excellent interpersonal skills
Preferably two years of primary care clinical Physician Assistance experience
One year minimum experience in an Oncology setting preferred
ACLS and PALS certified preferred
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Job ID 2018-56578
Employment Type Full Time
Department Cancer / Oncology Clinic
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Josephs Medical Center
Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.