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Physician Assistant - Dermatology in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Rancho San Diego

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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Scripps Clinic Medical Group
Job Description
Physician Assistant - DERMATOLOGY
 
The Dermatology Physician ASSISTANT is responsible for the care and management of general and cosmetic dermatology patients in the outpatient clinic. 
 
Position Summary: 
The Dermatology Physician Assistant works collaboratively with the Scripps Clinic Dermatologists, and performs diagnostic, therapeutic and cosmetic procedures in accordance with California Committee on Physician Assistant regulations.  
 
Specific Duties: 
  • Obtains health histories and performs examinations
  • Formulates  treatment plans and follow-up
  • Reviews and interprets diagnostic tests
  • Initiates medical orders, consulting with physician as necessary
  • Writes prescriptions as needed in accordance with scope of his/her practice
  • Performs diagnostic, therapeutic and cosmetic procedures based on Scripps Clinic privileges
  • Coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the dermatology clinic
  • Monitors patients and provides continuity of care between visits  
  • Instructs patients regarding medications and treatment
  • Provides patient education
  • Provides oral and written communication with referring physicians and pharmacists
  • Maintains skills on  current trends in equipment, materials and treatments
  • Attends conferences and meetings as required
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • 2 years experience 
Licensure/Certification: 
  • Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • California  licensure as a Physician Assistant in accordance with   TITLE 16, DIVISION 13.8 CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
  • Provides evidence of application for DEA certificate upon hire or  obtain DEA certificate within 90 days of hire and maintain certificate thereafter
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
If you have an interest in this position, please send your CV to: Lopez.Joanna@scrippshealth.org with 'Dermatology PA Position' in the subject line.