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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (PA/NP) - Emergency Department - AHS Community Hospitals

Company: Alameda Health System
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (PA/NP) - Emergency Department - AHS Community Hospitals

  • San Leandro, CA
  • San Leandro Hospital
  • SLH Emergency
  • Services As Needed / Per Diem - Varies
  • Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Req #:35193-25422
  • FTE:0.01
  • Posted:January 6, 2023SummarySan Leandro and Alameda Hospitals are a part of Alameda Health System. They are community-based hospitals providing inpatient and outpatient services to a diverse population in the East Bay. As a provider of care to all patients, Alameda Health System provides quality, accessible care to our community's most vulnerable patients. The Community Hospitals provide services that include inpatient medical services, surgical and intensive care, 24-hour emergency services, and a range of ancillary services including imaging, laboratory testing, and rehabilitation therapy.We are currently recruiting for two (2) Services As Needed (SAN)/Per Diem Advanced Practice Providers (APP) - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - to join our Emergency Department (ED) team. Our team of APPs and doctors staffs both of the Community EDs.San Leandro has an active ED with an annual volume of 28,000 visits. It has 13 monitored beds, a Vertical Care Area, and capacity to expand to additional care areas during a surge. The ED is staffed with 26 hours of APP coverage between 9AM and 1AM (no overnight shifts).The Alameda ED has an annual volume of approximately 14,000 visits. It is a 12-bed department with limited surge capacity. Alameda serves as a designated Stroke Center for the System. There is one daily APP shift at Alameda from 2PM to 11PM (no overnight shifts).The doctors and APPs are a cohesive team that work side by side to care for patients in all areas of the ED. With a new Point of Care Ultrasound program, APPs are encouraged to expand their scope within Emergency Medicine.Our providers and staff are dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who share our mission!Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMinimum Experience : Demonstrated experience which would provide the knowledge and skill necessary for successful performance as a Mid-Level Practitioner.
    • One year in area of specialty (i.e. Cardiology, Neurology, G.I, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Hematology, etc.), PG Residency of ED experience or post-graduate training in area of responsibility.Required Education : Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to the Board of Registered Nursing standards; OR successful completion of a Physician Assistant program of instruction in primary health care approved by the Physician Assisting Examining Committee; OR NCCPA for Physician's Assistant.; graduate of an accredited Nursing program required; Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred.Required Licenses/Certifications :
      • For Nurse Practitioners
      • Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
      • Possession of a current Furnishing Number issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing AND Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) OR American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP); OR Certification by the National Certification Corporation as a Womens Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHNP).
      • For Physician Assistants
      • Possession of a valid Certificate as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance
      • A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Number AND Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).Preferred Licenses/Certification : (dependent on area of specialty)
        • ACLS
        • ATLS
        • SART
        • BLS - Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart Association
        • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification- AHA American Heart Association (Required for Emergency Department or if overseeing or providing pediatric care on a regular basis)Alameda Health System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.

Keywords: Alameda Health System, San Leandro , Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (PA/NP) - Emergency Department - AHS Community Hospitals, Healthcare , San Leandro, California

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