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Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Chico is an extremely easy place to live. It has a pleasant, small town atmosphere with no long commutes. At the same time, the influence of California State University at Chico ensures a sophisticated and varied choice of cultural and entertainment activities. Chico has excellent public, charter, and private schools and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Our accommodating Mediterranean climate offers almost 300 days of sunshine a year. We’re home to one of the largest municipal parks in the nation at over 3,600 acres. It has miles of engaging trails to hike, bike, or ride horses. Chico’s downtown encompasses local restaurants, boutiques, retail shops and a Park Plaza. Free concerts and movies in the park take place during the summer months. Performing arts, coffee shops, book stores, taverns, city offices and Chamber of Commerce embraces our thriving downtown. Chico’s Farmers Market attracts locals on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Chico is easily accessible to popular destinations, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast.
The Physician Assistant (PA) provides and coordinates direct patient care and may act as a first assistant to the supervising surgeon. The PA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative healthcare service, as delegated by a physician. The PA will report to the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic leadership for all employee/employer issues regarding departmental and organizational operations. The PA consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of a PA educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission (ARC) on Education for Physician Assistants (or its predecessor agencies) OR current certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
One-year clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in an acute care facility
Recent experience in specialty area
Bilingual in Spanish desirable
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Current California Physician Assistant License
Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA), if not a graduate from an accredited ARC Physician Assistant educational program
Current AHA-HCP CPR recognition
Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 6 months of hire
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or proof of application
Meets Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to bill Medicare
Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff Office and Finance Office
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis.
Internal Number: 001
About Enloe Medical Center
Enloe Medical is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern Californian city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.