Physician Assistant Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit PCICU ($10,000 Sign-On-Bonus)

University of California, San Francisco
Mission Bay (SF)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Code and Payroll Title
Job Summary
Advanced Practice Provider Virtual Open House
April 7, 2022 4p-6p (PST) 

A Physician Assistant is an advanced practice health practitioner who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide expert care under their of scope of practice. They will be guided and follow the policies, rules and regulations, requirement of supervision under CA statute, and bylaws of the UCSF Health, some Nursing, Medical Staff, and any unique policies related to the provision of patient services. In California, a physician assistant (PAs) can practice, bill, and provide independent health care services under delegation of services agreement (DSA) in collaboration with all supervising physician(s) they practice with.
Req Number
Job Title
Physician Assistant Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit PCICU ($10,000 Sign-On-Bonus)
Employee Class
Shift Length
12 Hours
Days, Nights, Rotating, Weekends
Bargaining Unit
University Professional and Technical Employees - Health Care Professionals Unit (UPTE-HX)
Job Category
Advanced Practice Providers
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum two (2) years of recent experience working in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care or Cardiac Surgery as a physician assistant.
  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program 
  • Master’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications
•  Minimum 3 years of experience working as a PA in a level III Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Must hold an active and current California Physician Assistant License (PA)
  • California driver’s license (CDL) if required for position
  • Must hold current national board certification by first day of work and maintain
  • Must hold an active and transferable DEA license to California within the credentialing and privileging process period.
  • (It is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA license to their new place of employment if from out of state via online DEA portal and have evidence of transfer by the 90th day of clinical practice).
  • Must have completed an APA recognized graduate master’s degree program as a physician assistant.
  • Must be eligible for payer enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS as minimum requirement
  • Must hold current AHA PALS as minimum requirement
UCSF Health requires all Advanced Health Practitioners (APP) to be credentialed through OMAG to practice and be privileged through CIDP to function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Health sites and affiliates. Credentialing, health plan enrollment, and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. Inability to comply with the requirements of OMAG/CIDP AT ALL TIMES will result in either, a LOA or suspension of privileges designation.
Position Type
Full Time
Department Name
Pediatric/Neonatal Advanced Practice Providers
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Department Description
The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) is an 18 bed unit that specializes in the care of children with complex congenital cardiac disease. Surgical procedures include repair of congenital heart defects and permanent pacemaker insertion. Medical interventions include management of acute/chronic heart failure, septic shock, renal and respiratory failure. Critically ill children are cared for with such treatment modalities as mechanical ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, ventricular assist devices, temporary pacemaker therapy, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy and acute hemodialysis.
About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.
Mission Bay (SF)

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