Physician Assistant – Critical Care

at Docs United
Published September 12, 2022
Location California
Category Physician  
Job Type Locum  
Specialty Critical Care
Shift(s) Description Mon-Fri, 8-hour day shift, no call
Expenses Covered Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements ACLS/BLS Certification, Active State License


Dates of coverage:

Oct 24-28

Nov 12-14

Dec 19-Jan 8

Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8-hour day shift, no call


- Specialties that will be Considered: NP/PA with neuro-trauma and/or neuro-critical care background/experience

- Trauma Level/Designation: Level II Trauma Center

- Average Number of ICU Patients per Provider per day: 15-20 patients on service per day

- EMR system details: Cerner Care B

- Required Procedures:

Low/moderate risk procedures such as laceration repair, IV access/IV insertion-peripheral line, fracture and dislocation reductions (minimal/moderate displacement). High risk procedures: G-tube placement, endotracheal intubation, cardioversion/defibrillation, LMA, paracentesis, chest tubes, central and arterial line placement.

- Other Details of Role: (anything else Provider should consider or that should be asked prior to presenting) Provider must be current AHP staff status at a TJC-accredited facility, with unrestricted privileges in the assignment specialty area (i.e., critical care, neuro, or trauma)


- Estimated Credentialing Time Frame: 30-60 days from receipt of FULLY completed application

- Will Provider need to obtain only clinic privileges or both clinic and hospital privileges? Hospital privileges only. Trauma/Neuro follow-up clinic is held in hospital.

-Neurosurgery/Trauma ICU management of emergency surgery patients that are brain, neck, and spine surgeries.


Current ANCC/AANP (NP) or NCCPA (PA) certified – Required

Current/Active CA NP or PA license. If NP, must have CA NP furnishing number – Required

ACLS, ATLS, DEA – Required

Availability at time of name clear – Required

-Clean Malpractice / Background - Required for credentialing

-Local, No flights - HIGHLY PREFERRED

 Presentation submission requirements

  • Include an up-to-date CV, which shall include:
    • Scope of practice in CV job history section for each job.
    • Explain gaps on CV (30-day or larger gaps)
  • Copy of Board Certification(s)- If board eligible (List if Candidate is within 5-years of residency?)
  • Submit a copy of clean Sex Offender search- include screen shot -
  • Supporting certifications such as DEA, BLS, ACLS, ATLS, NRP, PALS
  • Procedures provider is comfortable performing: (For Inpatient Services)
  • Copy of state license active status.  If provider’s license is in any other state besides Active, speak to Account Manager before presenting
  • If obtaining a new state license for provider- detail where in the process the provider is currently
  • Other Active State License(s)- list the state, license number and status
  • Disciplinary Actions: (Must provide detailed explanation with presentation)
  • Malpractice History- supporting documentation·
  • ACLS
  • ATLS
  • Board Certified
  • California
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