Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery - SGH - FT - 10 hr shifts
- Grossmont Hospital
At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.
As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.
Wondering what qualities it takes to be a successful nursing professional at Sharp? View some of the traits we’re looking for below.
- Critical Thinker
Shift Start Time:7:30 AM
Shift End Time:5:30 PM
Additional Shift Information:
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):$71.822 - $92.673 - $113.525
The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position. The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.
What You Will Do
To deliver health care in the Physician Assistant role at a Hospital within Sharp HealthCare.
- Completion of a Physician Assistant program.
- California Physician Assistant License - CA Physician Assistant Board -REQUIRED
- ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- 1 Year Physician Assistant experience.
Assess all patients in Acute care setting for service line population, within scope of practice.
Develops patient data base through a comprehensive health history, physical examination and laboratory studies/diagnostic tests as indicated.
Orders diagnostic tests and interprets data, discriminating between normal/abnormal findings. Formulates, implements and evaluates an ongoing plan of care incorporating interdisciplinary input. Manages treatment modalities.
Counsels and supports patients and families, utilizing appropriate knowledge, training and experience. Facilitates/provides opportunity for improvement in outcomes for service line patient population.
Performs interventions per approved standardized procedures.
Creates/Maintains appropriate documentation and record keeping for all patient contacts.
Assists in developing learning experiences to meet the needs of staff, community, and patients.
Provides health teaching to staff, patients and families to increase their knowledge base.
Enhances patient / family learning and health behaviors.
Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills in area of specialty when consulted by interdisciplinary team members.
Promotes interdisciplinary planning and coordination of ongoing patient care.
Collaborates and refers appropriately to other members of the health care team.
Acts as a role model for staff.
Functions as a contributing member within the appropriate service line.
Develops and updates standardized procedures.
Meets department's expectations for daily volume.
- Professional competency
Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations.
Promotes Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant roles to patients, staff and community.
Remains current in new trends of clinical practice, e.g., health care legislation, research and CE/CME programs for licensure renewal.
Attends NP/PA meetings and specialty case conferences.
Recognizes self-development needs and seeks out resources or experiences that promote professional growth.
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 or any other protected class
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; California Physician Assistant License - CA Physician Assistant Board; ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association
Our Mission and Values
At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.
We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.
Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.
dental and more
Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.
holiday and sick leave
We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.
We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.
At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.
We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.
and tuition reimbursement
We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.
perks and other benefits
Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.
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