Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (PA/NP) - Urology Department

  • Oakland, CA
  • Highland General Hospital
  • Physician-Surgery
  • Part Time - Day
  • Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Req #: 29606-20008
  • FTE: 0.2
  • Posted: July 16, 2021
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Highland Hospital, located in Oakland, California, is the largest facility of Alameda Health System which serves a diverse patient population in California’s East Bay Area. As part of Alameda County's safety net, we provide quality, accessible care to our community's most vulnerable patients. The K7 Urology Clinic located at Highland Hospital offers full scope treatment of adult Urologic issues. The Urology Team works together to provide excellent care to acute and long-term patients focusing on the mission of “Serving All”. Our providers and staff are dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who share our mission!

We are currently recruiting for a per diem Advance Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), to join our team. This position is almost entirely clinic based with few procedures. It will be one, 8 hour day shift, per week on either Friday or Wednesday. If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!


We are considering New Grads, and anyone interested in learning Urology.


DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: Following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification. 

1.  Consults with physicians as necessary regarding health status of patients; refers complex cases to appropriate resources.

2.  May participate in annual performance reviews as needed.

3.  Orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocol.

4.  Performs history and complete physical examinations of patients either in a general medical setting or within the context of specialty clinics to which assigned; assesses the clinical status of patients; establishes and maintains health records.

5.  Plans a program of care, seeking consultation with physicians, other professional staff, patients and families as needed or as required. Formulates problem lists based on clinical findings.

6.  Provides and evaluates patient care according to protocol’s and quality assurance program criteria.

7.  Teaches patients, families and staff; provides counseling services related to promoting good health practices.



Minimum Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience which would provide the knowledge and skill necessary for successful performance as a Mid-Level Practitioner
  • One year in area of specialty (i.e. Cardiology, Neurology, G.I, Rheumatology, Orthopedics, Hematology, etc.), PG Residency of ED experience or post-graduate training in area of responsibility

Required Education:

  • For Nurse Practitioners
    • Graduate of an accredited Nursing program; Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
    • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to the Board of Registered Nursing standards
  • For Physician Assistants
    • Successful completion of a Physician Assistant program of instruction in primary health care approved by the Physician Assisting Examining Committee; OR NCCPA for Physician's Assistant

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • For Nurse Practitioners
    • Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse
    • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
    • Possession of a current Furnishing Number issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing AND Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) OR American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP); OR Certification by the National Certification Corporation as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)
  • For Physician Assistants
    • Possession of a valid Certificate as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance
    • A valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Number AND Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Preferred Licenses/Certification:

  • BLS - Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart Association
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification- AHA American Heart Association (Required for Emergency Department or if overseeing or providing pediatric care on a regular basis)
  • ACLS
  • ATLS
  • SART, dependent on area of specialty

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