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Junior or Senior Physician Assistant – Otoloaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
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Junior or Senior Physician Assistant – Otoloaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Union City, California
Our department is looking to add a Physician Assistant to our team.  This role will afford the opportunity to see and manage a wide variety of head and neck disease.  Under the supervision of our surgeons, our Physician Assistant will be able to perform many in office procedures including but not limited to nasal endoscopy, laryngoscopy, excision of subcutaneous masses, epistaxis control, myringotomy and tube placement, incision and drainage of abscesses, nasal fracture reduction, ultrasound exams, and ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration.  We envision our Physician Assistants as high level providers, working at the top of their license.  Our Physician Assistant will hone critical thinking, clinical decision making, and patient care skills through the collaboration and mentorship of MD colleagues.  Our departmental onboarding process involves didactic learning sessions with our surgeons, gradual introduction of new patient problems and procedures, and continuous supervision and instruction.  We aim to provide a supportive environment with ongoing learning opportunities and excellent work life balance.    
Under the direction of supervising physicians, the Physician Assistant provides high quality, efficient, patient-focused care. The Physician Assistant responsibilities may include managing patients in the office, hospital, ED and/or perioperative setting. While primarily a clinic-based position, the physician assistant will also be needed to first assist in the operating room on occasion.  The Physician Assistant's daily responsibilities may vary based upon the department & supervising physician needs.
Desired Candidate Attributes:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking/good clinical judgment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Eagerness to learn/humility to identify areas for growth
  • Initiative and motivation
Position: Junior or Senior Physician Assistant – Otoloaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Organization: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Union City,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/3/2022
Date Posted: 6/3/2022
Requirements Basic Qualifications:
  • Graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program.
License, Certification, Registration
  • California State Physician Assistant License, issued by Physician Assistant Board under Medical Board of California by date of hire.
  • NCCPA certified at time of hire and maintained throughout career at Kaiser Permanente.
  • BLS certification required.
  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date and meet current Medicare requirements for billing.
Additional Requirements
  • May be required to have experience and competency in performing specific tasks required by the specific department.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 1060221 or 1058616. Please note that two to three letters of reference or contact info for references will be required as part of the application process. 
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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Status: This listing expires on: 7/3/2022
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Kaiser Permanente

Union City,  CA 94587
United States
Sarfraz Hussain