Dignity Health Physician Assistant in SAN ANDREAS, California
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.
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.
Current California PA license required
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants certification
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
- 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
Location SAN ANDREAS
Standard Hours Monday through Friday