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Acute Care Physician Assistant (San Jose, CA)

San Jose, California
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

DispatchHealth has set out to create the most advanced and complete in-home care model in the world. DispatchHealth Advanced Care is novel health care delivery program, providing acute, hospital-level care in patient's homes as an alternative to hospitalization. Advanced Care uses a team-based approach that allows for in-home diagnostic and lab testing, treatment, disease management, and intensive care coordination during an episode to treat general medical conditions in a patient's home.

Reporting to the local Advanced Care Medical Director, the San Jose Advanced Care Lead Advanced Practice Provider leverage progressive clinical and leadership skills to build, implement, and enhance the NEW Advanced Care service line in San Jose. The Lead APP will have extensive clinical duties, but also serve as a foundational component of an innovative and highly functional team, responsible for launching novel care model which improves both patient and provider satisfaction, and drives key performance indicators such as quality, safety, and cost.

Clinical Duties

  • Serve as a clinical leader for the Advanced Care team in partnership local market medical director and nurse leader.
  • Will provide direct, hospital-level, and post-acute level internal medicine care to patients in their homes. This will include performing clinical assessments, developing, and ordering hospital-level and post-acute level internal medicine clinical workups, ordering, and documentation.
  • Leads the implementation of multidisciplinary plan of care for patients in Advanced Care Services for all patients while working clinically
  • Will provide overnight call coverage as assigned and in collaboration with the Advanced Care clinical team

Program Implementation and Sustainability -

With the national Advanced Care leadership team and local San Jose leadership team, the Lead APP will foster development, growth, and sustainability of the San Jose Advanced Care market and will be responsible for:

  • Implementation and continuous enhancement of novel evidence-based in-home hospital-level and post-acute care protocols
  • Maintaining relationship and oversight plan for Advanced Care nursing partners
  • Fostering strong and longitudinal relationships with DispatchHealth Advanced Care and Acute Care APPs, including education and engagement around Advanced Care
  • Reviewing and enhancing the quality, safety, and experience improvement plan for Advanced Care


  • Serves as the APP leader for Richmond Advanced Care overseeing the APP workforce.
  • APP liaison from Advanced Care to the greater DispatchHealth APP workforce and organization.
  • Work closely with local San Jose leadership team as well as national leadership team to launch and grow the San Jose market.
  • Spearhead recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding of future APPs into the San Jose Advanced Care team.

Other Administrative Duties

  • Serve as the primary clinical liaison from Advanced Care to core DispatchHealth functions including the greater APP DH workforce, moderately complex lab, IT, clinical supply chain, vendor relationships, clinical compliance, quality/safety/experience programs.
  • Developing and maintaining a clinical coverage schedule for Advanced Care
  • Other administrative duties as assigned
  • Certification/Licensure in the State of CA as a Nurse Practitioner (FNP or AGACNP) or Physician's Associate
  • APP fellowship (preferred) or advanced training in hospital medicine or inpatient medicine
  • Credentialed through DispatchHealth (upon hire)
  • History and track-record of success in leadership roles
  • CPR and ACLS Certified

DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through mobile and virtual healthcare. A rapidly scaling Denver, Colo., startup, we provide right-sized healthcare through the power of technology, convenience, and service. DispatchHealth is creating an integrated, convenient, high-touch care-delivery solution that extends the capabilities of the patient's care team and ensures that we provide personalized, quality care in the home or at the patient's location of need. Our skilled, certified providers arrive onsite with the expertise and tools necessary to administer advanced medical care, supported by our technological infrastructure to ensure quality and to improve outcomes. DispatchHealth brings together experienced professionals with proven success in medicine, engineering and operations and a passion for transforming the healthcare landscape.

DispatchHealth is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive team and serving all communities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. DispatchHealth offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, family, and short-term disability leave.

Do you want to be part of and thrive in a fast-paced, growth-stage, entrepreneurial technology, and healthcare delivery company?

Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done?

Are you passionate about transforming healthcare through technology innovation, service and quality care delivered to patients?

Our Mission

We deliver trusted, compassionate care to all in the comfort of home.

Our Vision

Building the world's largest in-home care system.

Our Values are embodied in The DispatchWay

  • Courage to advocate for our patients and each other
  • Innovation to trailblaze a new path for healthcare
  • Integrity to create a respectful and inclusive environment
  • Compassion to provide quality, safe and excellent care

Get to know us! Watch the video above to hear from healthcare professionals on what it's like to work with DispatchHealth. Follow us on Facebook , Twitter and YouTube to learn more.

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  • Job Reference: 717600347-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: DispatchHealth
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent