Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Physician Assistant, under the supervision of the surgeon, performs advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tasks related to surgery and trauma. Acts as a first or second assistant in surgery. Participates in pre and post-operative patient care. Complies with all appropriate safety and infection control standards. Participates in quality assessment and continuous quality improvement/performance improvement activities. The Medical Staff Bylaws and Title 16 of the California Administrative Code grant the PAï¿½s privileges as outlined. Additionally, a Tenet Hospital shall only enter into an employment or independent contractor relationship with a NPP to perform services for purposes of enhancing the efficiency of patient care services. NPPs shall not perform any service for which a Physician is responsible pursuant to the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations or policies of the Medical Staff or for which, in whole or in part, any Physician receives payment (NPP policy).
CA State Physicians Assistant License granted by the Physician Assistant Examining Committee and DEA registration.
1+ years of experience preferred
Bachelors Degree or equivalent, with completion of a Physicianï¿½s Assistant course.
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905026571
About Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.