: Evaluates and treats patients with acute, chronic complaints and health maintenance concerns Obtains complete histories and performs pertinent physical exams with assessment of normal and abnormal findings on new and return patients Performs or requests and evaluates diagnostic studies Administers, orders, furnishes and/or prescribes medications Orders and collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, screening procedures and therapeutic procedures, including blood and blood products Orders physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, radiology examinations and nursing services Performs designated procedures after demonstrated competency Obtains informed consent Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds Recognizes situations which require the immediate attention of a physician, and initiates life-saving procedures when necessary Facilitates the coordination of inpatient and outpatient care and services Facilitates collaboration between providers and coordination of community resources Provides and coordinates patient teaching and counseling.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
Education Physician Assistant (PA): Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university. Graduate of a PA program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. Nurse Practitioner (NP): Master's or doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited college or university Graduate of an NP program accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Licensure/Certification Physician Assistant (PA): Licensure as a Physician Assistant (PA) in the State of California Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients Additional board certification(s) may be required by certain services/departments. Nurse Practitioner (NP): Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the State of California National Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) from an agency accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS). Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA). Furnishing license issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), required only if furnishing medications An individual Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license issued by the United States DEA for Schedule II-V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients. Additional board certification(s) may be required by certain specialties/departments.