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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. The department employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, 168 academic appointees, 331 residents, fellows and postdocs and 479 staff personnel.
Under the supervision of the attending faculty physician, the Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for the provision of patient care in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Provides clinical and procedural assistance and/or support in treating and managing patients as part of a multi-disciplinary innovative cell therapy team. Evaluates patients and performs history and physical, writes orders, reviews diagnostic testing as well as patient preparation for procedures and subsequent management. Solves complex clinical problems and communicates directly with the attending physician. Acts as consultant and liaison for patients and their families with attending physicians, house staff, social service staff, pharmacists as well as financial and administrative staff. Provides teaching to patients, staff and community organizations. Rounds and helps to manage inpatient consultations. Provide on call coverage as well as weekend coverage. Provide effective liaison service with community physicians and referring to expeditious care of patients.
Current California Physician Assistant (PA) license.
Current PA Certification from NCCPA.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date , Physician Assistant (PA) - issued by the state of California.
Three (3) or more years of PA experience.
Theoretical background in anatomy, physiology, general medicine, pulmonary, emergency and critical care medicine, management of common diseases, concepts of medicine and surgery, therapeutics, including pharmacology, counseling techniques and interpersonal dynamics.
Knowledge of all types of treatment and modalities necessary for patients care and well-being, and ability to write orders regarding execution of inpatient, outpatient plans of treatment.
Demonstrated experience in performing initial history, and physical examination, identify major medical problems, and formulate appropriate plans of action.
Ability to assess the daily status and progress of patients and report this effectively to the physician in-charge and other medical care personnel associated with the patient.
Ability to maintain good working relationships and communications with physicians in-charge, laboratory personnel, and members of the health care team.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients and other health care personnel, and skill at providing clear written, verbal and telephone communication with a wide variety of people.
Ability to analyze and interpret data in a meaningful manner.
Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes, as well as policies, procedures and protocols for patient care management.
Ability to maintain detailed medical information in an organized and easily retrievable manner.
Ability to perform various medical procedures, for diagnostic studies and therapeutic modalities.
Knowledge necessary for instructing housestaff, medical students, physicians, nurses and other medical personnel in all aspects of acute and chronic care.
Knowledge of applicable research protocols and the ability to manage all aspects of each protocol.
Knowledge and use of Epic.
Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Regenerative Medicine needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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