Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Transplant Institute, is seeking a Physician Assistant who is passionate about practicing in a collegial, friendly, faith-based environment alongside Transplant Surgeons, Hepatologists and Nephrologists.
This position involves In-patient responsibilities in an abdominal transplant unit with no call or nights. There is some coverage required during some weekends and/or holidays.
Evaluation and management of pre/post kidney and liver transplant patients including evaluation of transplant candidacy for pre liver patients, care of pre liver transplant patients; post-transplant care of liver, kidney, and pancreas patients including postoperative management, wound care, immunosuppression management, infectious disease screening, and ongoing care of other medical comorbidities.
Weekly meetings may include liver and kidney selection committees, quality meetings, multidisciplinary care meetings, liver tumor board, and pathology conference.
This position will include competitive salary based on academic rank and a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, CME, relocation assistance and paid malpractice insurance.
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group is affiliated with Loma Linda University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital and School of Medicine, with the mission to deliver whole-person care at a world-class level of clinical excellence. The Medical Center serves as the largest tertiary referral source in both Riverside and San Bernardino counties with a surrounding population approaching 4 million.
For over 100 years, Loma Linda University Health has been dedicated to excellence in health care, research, and education. Today we are building a new hospital and expanding our children’s hospital to continue meeting the health needs of our community. The new towers will be state-of-the-art, allowing for the newest advances in technology and patient care. We are also greatly expanding and enhancing our already robust research enterprise through a new collaborative research center and program endowments.
Loma Linda University Health continues to lead in integrating a faith-based approach to whole person health care. As a Seventh-day Adventist organization, our mission is to follow the healing and teaching ministry of Jesus Christ 'to make man whole.' Together, we strive for Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness.
About the area
Loma Linda University is located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs in an area known as the Inland Empire. Nestled at the foot of the San Bernardino mountains, we have convenient access to beach cities, skiing hiking and a variety of other outdoor activities. This region also has excellent private and public school systems.
This opportunity is not eligible for a J1 Waiver.
Loma Linda University and Medical Center located in Loma Linda, California, operates some of the largest clinical programs in the United States in areas such as neonatal care and outpatient surgery and is recognized as the international leader in infant heart transplantation and proton treatments for cancer. With approximately 650 physicians on staff, the institution admits more than 35,000 inpatients and serves more than 750,000 outpatients annually. As the only tertiary-care hospital in the area, the Medical Center is the only Level 1 regional trauma center for Inland Southern California. All physicians appointed to the medical staff of the internationally-acclaimed Medical Center also serve on the Loma Linda University (LLU) faculty and teach or undertake research with the LLU School of Medicine, facilitated by Loma Linda University Health Care’s (LLUHC) Faculty Practice Plan.