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Physician Assistant
Cardiology Services

Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern Californian city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.

Qualifications:
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Physician Assistant (PA), under the direction of the Medical Director and the onsite Supervising Physician provides and coordinates direct patient care and may act as a first assistant to the supervising surgeon. The PA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative healthcare service, as delegated by a physician. The PA will report to the Director of Cardiovascular Services for all employee/employer issues regarding departmental and organizational operations. The PA consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Minimum:
One year clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in an acute care facility
Graduate of a PA educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission (ARC) on Education for Physician Assistants (or its predecessor agency) OR current certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Desired:
Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA)
Clinical experience in Cardiology

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Minimum:
Current California Physician Assistant License
Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA), if not a graduate from an accredited ARC Physician Assistant educational program
Current CPR recognition
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number and proof of application upon hire
Meets Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to bill Medicare
Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff Office and Finance Office

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis.

About Chico:
Chico is an extremely easy place to live. It has a pleasant, small town atmosphere with no long commutes. At the same time, the influence of California State University at Chico ensures a sophisticated and varied choice of cultural and entertainment activities. Chico has excellent public, charter, and private schools and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Our accommodating Mediterranean climate offers almost 300 days of sunshine a year. Were home to one of the largest municipal parks in the nation at over 3,600 acres. It has miles of engaging trails to hike, bike, or ride horses. Chicos downtown encompasses local restaurants, boutiques, retail shops and a Park Plaza. Free concerts and movies in the park take place during the summer months. Performing arts, coffee shops, book stores, taverns, city offices and Chamber of Commerce embraces our thriving downtown. Chicos Farmers Market attracts locals on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Chico is easily accessible to popular destinations, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast.

to view full detail and apply, go to www.enloe.org/careers.
Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed non-profit hospital with the mission of improving the quality of your life through patient-centered care. It is one of two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento, houses the regions only Level II neonatal intensive care unit and operates the FlightCare air ambulance service. Enloes comprehensive medical services include cardiac surgery and heart care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, total joint replacement, cancer care, maternity care, women's services and bariatrics.

Enloe caregivers are focused on engaging each other to achieve higher quality of care, reaching out to patients and families to create meaningful programs and building bridges with the community to support health and well-being.

Enloe Medical Center serves patients and community members through-out Butte County and California's North State. Through the excellence of our employees and medical staff, Enloe Medical Center has grown to become the region's most comprehensive medical center and one of the few hospital organizations of its size in California still locally governed.

We welcome you to Enloe -- a place where employees, volunteers and physicians collaborate to improve the quality of your life through-patient centered care.