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Physician Assistant, Cardiac Services - SGH

Job ID: 99576 Date posted: December 03, 2019

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Cardiac Services - SGH
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

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This Physician Assistant (PA) position is for the Gastroenterology Service line This PA position will be an inpatient service only consisting of inpatient rounds, peri-procedural discharge and disposition planning, potential ER and inpatient consults under the direct supervision of attending GI physicians and addressing service line needs. This includes taking patient histories, physical examination, creating a treatment plan and ordering diagnostic studies.

The Physician Assistant will assist physicians in the delivery of care to GI patients.

This Specialty GI PA position will be located in the Cardiac Program cost center.The Cardiac Program department at SGH is a dynamic, highly dedicated group, focused on evidence based practice, quality data and improving performance. Their focus is on providing the best care to patients and cultivating positive, collaborative relationships with physicians and hospital staff.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 500+ beds.  The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health.  In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.  This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
This position is located in La Mesa, CA (San Diego County)
8-hour Day shift position; weekends as needed
Full-time position
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Successful completion of Physician Assistant program
  • Current unencumbered California Physician Assistant license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care providers
  • ACLS Certification (ACLS)
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (PA-C)


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • 1 year of Physician Assistant experience
  • Master's degree
  • National Provider Identification number (NPI)
  • Current DEA Registration number strongly preferred
  • Experience caring for GI patients
  • Critical thinker with strong assessment, prioritization skills and interpersonal communication skills 

Essential Physical Requirements of the position may be discussed during interview.


Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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