Job Objective: The Physician Assistant (PA) assists in OR and is responsible for the management of care (refer to below) of surgical patients across the outpatient/inpatient healthcare continuum. Works under the direct supervision of the Director of Surgical Services and the supervising surgeon. Practice is directed under Title 16; section 1399.500 et. Seq., of the California Administrative Committee and the PA Practice Act. Management of care refers to: • Providing evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. • Health promotion and disease prevention-based goals for self-care skills. • Offer collaborative practice-based setting. • Primary and acute care level of intervention.
Licensure/Certification Required: Physician Assistant licensure by PA's Examining Committee of the Medical Board of California, ACLS within one year of hire, CPR
Experience Preferred: Previous Surgical Assistant experience.