Dignity Health Physician Assistant in SAN ANDREAS, California

Overview

Mark Twain 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.

Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California. Since opening, Mark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County. We offer caring, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are commitment to the values of dignity, collaboration ,justice, stewardships and excellence.

Responsibilities

Join our team of professional and passionate health care professionals who are committed to the well-being of our patients and provide patient care based on competence, professional expertise, knowledge and evidence based practice.

Our Physician's Assistant positions are critical to the success of Mark Twain Medical Center and require the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health. It is expected that our employees demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.

The Physician's Assistant performs, under the responsibility and supervision of a physician, assessments, diagnostic and therapeutic tasks and procedures, with acknowledgement 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.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Current California PA license required

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants certification

  • required

  • Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant training program required

  • Ability to take medical history, assess medical condition and interpret findings required

  • Ability to prepare and maintain records, write reports and respond to correspondence required

  • 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.

  • Ability to work in spite of interruptions

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required (must be certified through the American Heart Association

Preferred:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a Physician Assistant in a primary clinical care setting preferred

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Job ID 2017-37181

Employment Type Full Time

Department Family Practice Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mark Twain Medical Center

Shift Day

Location SAN ANDREAS

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday through Friday