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.


Position Summary:

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.