The role of a Physician Assistant (PA) is to improve patient care, support patient and staff education, facilitate communication among members of the care team, and help optimize the experience of patients receiving Total Joint services from Sequoia Hospital. The PA will function within the appropriate clinical scope as defined by applicable state law and by the Sequoia Hospital medical staff bylaws. THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION (includes benefits).
Experience: Minimum 2 years experience working in orthopedics as a PA in an inpatient setting. Familiarity with surgical assisting and inpatient care preferred.This position requires completion of an accredited Physician Assistant training program including preceptorship and certification as a Physician Assistant. The incumbent must be granted privileges by the Sequoia Hospital medical staff office prior to reporting to work as a Physician Assistant. Candidates must have a DEA Furnishing Number, PAC Certification and CPR/BLS Certification from the American Heart Association.
Welcome to Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital
Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. In 2014, the hospital will celebrate the opening of a rebuilt, state-of-the-art medical campus, including a four-story pavilion and three floors of larger, private patient rooms. Sequoia is recognized for superior and sustained clinical quality delivered in the healing environment of a community hospital.
Compassionate, innovative and exceptional. When patients come to Sequoia Hospital, this is the kind of care they expect. It’s also the kind of career you expect. Working in one of our acclaimed specialty areas will give you a chance to polish your skills and provide exceptional patient care with some of the finest professionals in the healthcare industry. Our specialty areas include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the Birth Center and the ER. Other areas of interest include short stay surgery, OR, orthopedics and the ICU.
Our Work Environment
Our teams of skilled professionals provide a broad range of high quality, readily accessible, and compassionate services to our community. We believe that teamwork and innovation are the primary ingredients of excellence. Our strong leadership fosters a culture that promotes mutual respect among employees, and continually supports the development of our staff. Together, we raise the bar for quality in clinical outcomes and customer service.
Sequoia employs Mobile Computerized Charting providing you and your patients with operational benefits. With integrated, real-time information at hand, you are free to focus on patients, not paperwork. We have fully implemented Cerner electronic medical records.
Ideally located 25 miles south of San Francisco and 25 miles north of San Jose, Redwood City is home to approximately 76,000 people. It is the oldest bayside city in San Mateo County, incorporated in 1867, and has been the county seat since 1856. Its waterfront provides a yacht harbor and the only deep-water port in the south bay.
An active city with a blend of charming residential neighborhoods and busy commercial districts, Redwood City has experienced recent growth, as Silicon Valley computer and Internet companies move north.
Apply online at www.sequoiahospital.org Job ID# 1300015317