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Position Summary: The Physician Assistant is an integral part of the surgical team, performing assessments of patients, coordinating work-ups, participating in rounds, performing assigned procedures, supporting inpatient case management (including orders, progress notes, and discharge coordination), performing consultations, carrying service pager and accepting responsibility for after-hour and or weekend Emergency Department call and floor coverage as assigned, and managing assigned outpatient clinics. The Physician Assistant facilitates the provision of optimum health care for patients and their families in conjunction with other health care team members.

Position Requirements: Education: Completion of Physician Assistant Program License/Certification: Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of California. BLS Experience: Experience in pediatric patient care, required. Specialized educational preparation and/or extensive clinical experience in specialty area. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Computer knowledge. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team. Ability to work independently, problem solve, and prioritize demands. Utilization management or experience with health care provider systems. Knowledge of pediatric conditions is highly desired. Must possess appropriate evaluation techniques, and ability to develop and implement treatment plan. Serve as 1st or 2nd assistant in the OR as needed. Medical Staff Membership: Required in order to practice at this facility

Physical Requirements: Sit: Up to 6 hours/day Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours Reach: Up to 6 hours Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs Lift/Push/Pull: 25lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

Location: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland ยท 708150 – CRANIOFACIAL
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, 40 hours/week Mon-Fri