Under the direction of the
Chief of Urology, the NP/PA will treat patients with a wide range of
complaints/conditions by taking in-depth patient histories, performing physical
exams, ordering laboratory studies, formulating differential diagnosis, establishing
treatment plans, prescribing medications and providing patient education about
treatment of urological conditions. The NP/PA will act as both clinician and liaison between patients and
physicians, thereby promoting coordination of care and a better experience for
patients undergoing Urologic treatment. The NP/PA will see a mix of new and returning patients and will facilitate/finalize
discussions regarding surgery and manage the treatment of patients with
Education: Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to the
Board of Registered Nursing standards; OR successful completion of a Physician Assistant program of
instruction in primary health care approved by the Physician Assisting Examining Committee OR NCCPA for
Minimum Experience: Demonstrated experience in surgical services which would provide the knowledge and skill necessary for
successful performance as a Mid-Level Practitioner in Urology.
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: ACLS, ATLS, SART, dependant on area of speciality.
Required Licenses/Certifications: For Nurse Practioner's, possession of a current Furnishing Number issued
by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and
certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing;
OR possession of a valid Certificate as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance.
Required Licensure/Certification: For Physician Assistants, a valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Number.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Act in an appropriate and professional manner as defined by the company’s Standards of Behavior, Policy
and Procedures, and Scope of Services.
Basic pharmacology, including actions, reactions, and interactions.
Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
Control and prevention of communicable disease.
Identifying etiology of a problem and making essential decisions utilizing the problem solving process.
Identifying needs of patients and families and taking effective action.
Major disease conditions, including pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, diagnostic tests, management and