Sr. Physician Assistant - 67796-1A

Updated: Apr 16, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Emergency Medicine

Job Opening ID: 67796
Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer
Working Title: Physician Assistant
Department: Emergency Medicine
Bargaining Unit: HX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009202
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: Varied
Employee Class: Career


 

Position Summary:
 
Job Summary Text The position of Physician Assistant in the Department of Emergency Medicine, requires a highly competent, independent yet team-oriented individual who will be immersed in the Urgent Care and primarily cover day shifts. Under the supervision of the Medical Director and guided by the applicable policies and procedures, the Physician Assistant will participate in the comprehensive care of patients in the ambulatory or inpatient settings and provide multi-disciplinary care coordination, treatment, education, monitoring, and communication with patients and referring physicians. A Physician Assistant is an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide advanced care in their area of specialization. This position may perform: ? Functions as appropriate to their “scope of practice” (In general, the “scope of practice” includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and surgical procedures per their approved practice agreement). Familiarity with state statute for their licenses is necessary. ? Approved privileges are unique to each person and are unlikely to include ALL privileges ? The PA professional may provide patient care in age groups based on educational preparation and at all Health licensed settings and affiliates. ? The PA has responsibility for the standards of care for their specified patient population and evidences self-direction and accountability both to quality of care and in the development of their role within the all Health locations and affiliates. ? Advanced Practice Practitioners (APP) are required to be credentialed to practice and be privileged through Medical Staff to function in their clinical role. Credentialing and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. ? The PA is accountable to, evaluated, and provided feedback by the supervising/collaborating physician, physician designee(s) in the same clinical specialty, or the Administrative Manager.
 
Total Compensation:


In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

 
The expected pay range for this recruitment is $79.88 - $93.59 (Hourly Rate). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $79.88 - $109.66 (Hourly Rate).
 
Required:
 
  • Current, active, unrestricted California Physician Assistant license. Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program. 
  • Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population. 
  • Current and active DEA registration. Evidence of completion of Controlled Substances Education Course that meets requirements pursuant to California Code of Regulations Sections 1399.610 and 1399.612. PAs who have completed a one-time Controlled Substances Education Course may order or furnish a Schedule II drug pursuant to the Practice Agreement without patient-specific advance approval. 
  • Active National Provider Identifier (NPI). National board certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) at the time of initial appointment. 
  • Current BLS certification. 
  • Current ACLS Certification. 
  • Current PALS Certification. 
  • Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the program and UCI Health System
  • Current, active, unrestricted California Physician Assistant license. 
  • Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program. Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population. 
  • Current and active DEA registration. Evidence of completion of Controlled Substances Education Course that meets requirements pursuant to California Code of Regulations Sections 1399.610 and 1399.612. 
  • PAs who have completed a one-time Controlled Substances Education Course may order or furnish a Schedule II drug pursuant to the Practice Agreement without patient-specific advance approval. Active National Provider Identifier (NPI). National board certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) at the time of initial appointment. 
  • Current BLS certification. Current ACLS Certification. Current PALS Certification. 
  • Ability to obtain UCIMC Allied Health Professional Privileges prior to hire. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the program and UCI Health System. 
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with physicians, nurses, other paramedical personnel, administrators, emergency and law enforcement officers. 
  • Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. 
  • Skill to clearly communicate medical information to a broad variety of people, both in person and over the telephone. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes. 
  • Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload. 
  • Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties. 
  • Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.

 

Conditions of Employment:


The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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