Physician Assistant Cardiac Catheterization ($10,000 Sign-On-Bonus)

UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Post Date:
March 02, 2024
Job Status:

Job Summary

NOTE:  This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus for new hires


The UCSF Adult Cardiac Catheterization Lab APP has clinical and procedural responsibilities for inpatient and outpatient heart procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization lab at UCSF. The APP has a critical role in assisting the fellows and attendings with pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care responsibilities for procedural patients. These responsibilities will include pre-operative evaluation, assessment, obtaining history and physicals, consenting patients, scrubbing during procedures, oversight of care transitions, discharge planning and teaching, and performance of specific procedures

Interventional Cardiology


Minimum 2 years related adult Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular patient care experience as a physician assistant and/or minimum 1 years of adult ICU experience as a physician assistant in a Cardiothoracic ICU/Coronary Care Unit/Cardiovascular ICU setting


Possesses the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to successfully perform the duties of the assigned position. 


Preferred Qualifications


At least 2 years of OR First Assist and/or EVH experience at a high volume center




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 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.  <br><br> Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News &amp; 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


Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.


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