Physician Assistant Critical Care ($10,000 Sign-On-Bonus)

UCSF Campus and Health

Job Summary
Advanced Practice Provider Virtual Open House
April 7, 2022 4p-6p (PST)

A Physician Assistant is an advanced practice health practitioner who possesses the advanced education, knowledge, clinical skills and experience necessary to provide expert care under their of scope of practice. They will be guided and follow the policies, rules and regulations, requirement of supervision under CA statute, and bylaws of the UCSF Health, some Nursing, Medical Staff, and any unique policies related to the provision of patient services. In California, a physician assistant (PAs) can practice, bill, and provide independent health care services under delegation of services agreement (DSA) in collaboration with all supervising physician(s) they practice with.

Adult Critical Care Medicine

Required Qualifications

  • Completed an APA recognized graduate Master’s Degree program as a Physician Assistant
  • Active Physician Assistant licensure in State of California
  • Current DEA License
  • Certified as a Physician’s Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • A minimum one year of recent experience working in Adult Critical Care patient care as a Physician Assistant
  • Current American Heart Association CPR certification.
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification.
  • Neurocritical Care Society Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) certification upon hire.
  • Submitted enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid through the credentialing process by first clinical day.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the following areas: clinical practice, communication, clinical case management, leadership/problem identification/resolution, and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of an accredited critical care practice transition program.
  • A minimum of 2 years of recent experience as an inpatient Physician Assistant in an academic medical center.
  • Author of publication in peer reviewed journal
  • Experience as faculty or instructor in graduate advanced practice provider program


  • Must hold an active and current California Physician Assistant License (PA)
  • California driver’s license (CDL) if required for position
  • Must hold current national board certification by first day of work and maintain
  • Must hold an active and transferable DEA license to California and have evidence of transfer by 90th day of clinical practice. (It is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA license to their new place of employment if from out of state, via online DEA portal and provide evidence of transfer).
  • Must have completed an APA recognized graduate master’s degree program as a physician assistant.
  • Must have submitted enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid through the credentialing process by first clinical day.
  • Must hold current AHA BLS and AHA ACLS as minimum requirement

UCSF Health requires all Advanced Health Practitioners (APP) to be credentialed through OMAG to practice and be privileged through CIDP to function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Health sites and affiliates. Credentialing, health plan enrollment, and approval of privileges must be completed prior to the first working day. Inability to comply with the requirements of OMAG/CIDP AT ALL TIMES will result in either, a LOA or suspension of privileges designation.

About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

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