Physician Assistant - 15371-1A

Job description

Updated: Feb 10, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: UROLOGY

Job Opening ID: 15371

Reports To: Academic Personnel Analyst

Working Title: Physician Assistant

Department: Urology

Bargaining Unit: HX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009203

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

This position will report to the Director, Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center and under the general direction of the supervising physician, performs clinical assessments, including but not limited to: collection of history and physical exams, ordering of necessary lab work and EKGs, standardized urology tests/diagnostics based on protocol. Independently responsible for developing a case management approach to coordinated clinical care and management of patients including preoperative clearance, coordination of surgery scheduling, and education regarding procedure(s) being performed and postoperative care; educate patients and/or families about medical issues and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. Responsible for the development of policies and procedures. Adheres to Universal Precautions, customer care standards, HIPAA regulations, and state and federal laws.

Compensation Range:

Hourly: $65.76 - $77.02

Department Website:


Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes.

Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures.

Skill to read medical instruments, edit data for errors and making necessary corrections of treatment modalities.

Knowledge of when specific diagnostic tests are indicated according to written protocol.

Skill in performing diagnostic tests and procedures according to protocol. Skill to supervise diverse levels of clinical staff.

Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with doctors, nurses, paramedical personnel, administrators, emergency, and law enforcement officers.

Skill at clearly communicating medical information to broad variety of people, in person or on the telephone.

Knowledge of what comprises the medical history and skill in the history-taking process.

Ability to perform various complex medical procedures.

Experience with Urology patients.

Licensure through the California Physician Assistant Board of the Medical Board of California as a physician assistant.

Applicant must have completed a physician assistant training program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date and meet current Medicare requirements for billing.

Applicant must hold a current DEA Registration with schedules 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4 and 5 and State issued prescribing authority (if applicable).

Evidence of completion of Controlled Substances Education Course that meets requirements pursuant to California Code of Regulations Sections 1399.610 and 1399.612.

PAs who have completed a one-time Controlled Substances Education Course may order or furnish a Schedule II drug pursuant to the Practice Agreement without patient-specific advance approval.

National board certification at the time of initial appointment. Current BLS certification from an AHA approved course.

Current ACLS, PALS, NRP certification from an AHA approved course or ATLS certification from an ACoS approved course, if appropriate to work location/patient population.

Applicant must provide documentation of provision of care (# and type of cases/procedures performed) during the past 24 months, representative of the scope and complexity of the privileges requested.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 5/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time