Job ID: 289606211
Last Updated: 8/8/2018
Gastroenterology Physician Assistant
(562) 698-0811 ext. 81843
MORE THAN 310 DAYS OF SUNSHINE AND OVER
2 MILLION PEOPLE TO CARE FOR COME BE A PART
OF ALL THAT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS TO OFFER
We're looking for a Full-Time Gastroenterology Physician Assistant
PIH Health is a nonprofit health and wellness network serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Our integrated system consists of 747 beds at two acute care hospitals, a multispecialty medical group, Family Medicine and DO residency programs, hospice, home health and a wide range of other services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients firsta cornerstone of our mission, vision and valuesas we deliver top-quality healthcare. In response to this growth, we have an immediate full-time employment opportunity for a Certified Physician Assistant to join our established practice.
The Gastroenterology PA works closely with the supervising physician to coordinate a course of treatment for patients: perform histories, physical exams, order labs and interpret results to formulate a diagnosis or treatment plan. The Gastroenterology PA will see, diagnose and treat patients for a variety of GI conditions including abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, dysphagia, constipation, diarrhea, GI bleeding, elevated liver enzymes and other GI complaints. Lastly, the Gastroenterology PA will prescribe medication; perform procedures, round at the hospital and any other duties as assigned by supervising physician. This may include pre and post-operative care, patient education and discharge.
To be successful in this position, youll need to have the following:
Current California Physician Assistant license
Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant School
One to three (1-3) years direct patient care clinical gastroenterology experience.
Evidence of continuing education and self-development to support license requirements
Board Certification: Board certified by the National Certification Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED:
Demonstrated expertise in gastroenterology: Knowledgeable of Gastroenterology PA scope of practice.
Demonstrated expertise in diagnosis and treatment of GI disorders and daily patient rounds.
Demonstrated leadership abilities.
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal and conflict resolution abilities.
Bilingual skills in Spanish/Chinese preferred.
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
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Find out why physicians commit to work for PIH Health:
PIH Health Physician Recruitment
Contact us for more information at 562.698.0811 Ext. 81843
Submit CVs to Erika.Alvarez@PIHHealth.org
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