Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    2020-25053
    Shift
    03 - Nights
    Department
    Surg & Trauma Spec
    Facility
    HonorHealth Medical Group
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    7351 E OSBORN RD
    Work Hours
    M-F 7pm-7am
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is looking for an experienced Physician Assistant to work the night shift in Trauma Services on the Osborn campus located at E. Osborn Rd & N. Scottsdale Rd. The is a multi-disciplinary team of 19 dedicated members that include admin staff, RNs, other APs and physicians that provide services for patients that are critically injured. The team works hard to support one another and uses the team approach while going above and beyond and always evolving. Being a part of this team you will find dedication, a friendly atmosphere and a team that provides quality care to its patients and always different each day.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in critical care (or emergency), trauma experience is required along with the ability to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the team and the situation. The ability to be quick on your feet and handle critical situation easily and being a team player and dedicated to the program is required along with being present in the monthly staff meetings and an active member of the team in other areas. This is a full-time, night shift position with the hours of 7pm to 7am with no call requirement but weekends are included in the work schedule.

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services. HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    Other National Certification as Physician Assistant
    AZ State Licensure as Physician Assistant
    Graduation from AMA accredited school for Physician Assistants Required

    Experience
    One (1) year as Physician Assistant Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Clinical Other\PA - Physician Assistant Arizona Licensure National Certification as Physician Assistant
    AZ State Licensure as Physician Assistant
    Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Provides patient services under supervision of a physician within the Trauma Center and Emergency Department. Elicits detailed patient histories, performs physical examinations, gives treatment, prescribes certain drugs and counsels patients on health problems. May perform procedures as approved by the Medical Staff credentialing process.
    • Completes daily rounds on all assigned patients. Round in all trauma care areas including the Emergency Department to address issues, evaluate new laboratory or radiology data, answer staff questions, and serve as an adjunct to the on-call trauma/surgical intensivist and in-house trauma/general surgeon on call. Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory, radiologic and other diagnostic tests and studies. Writes routine orders and admissions notes. Promptly completes History/Physicals as requested, Tertiary Assessment on assigned patients, progress notes and discharge summaries as per guidelines of the Medical Staff Bylaws.
    • Assists surgeons in the overall management of trauma patients and consultations at the request of the surgeon. Accountable for patient management plan in coordination with and under the supervision of the surgeon. Makes appropriate adjustments and interventions in the patient management plan in consultation with the attending surgeon.
    • Performs a variety of procedures as per defined credentialing. Maintains accurate records of procedures and patient information for quality improvement and billing purposes.
    • Executes handoff process of patients with their trauma physician at the beginning and close of their shift. Participates in daily AM Sign-Out Rounds. Assists in the preparation for daily rounds, multidisciplinary rounds, and discharge planning rounds.
    • Educates patient and family regarding their injuries, plan of care, and post discharge needs; assists with discharge planning. Provides clinical education for nurses and ancillary staff. Serves as a resource. Serves as a mentor for clinical staff throughout the continuum. Maintains the credentialing requirements. Remains current on evidenced based practice, existing and new, through ongoing education, attendance at conferences, CME activities, etc.
    • Facilitates the development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines and monitors compliance to the standards of care. Participates in Performance Improvement Meetings to include Trauma Committee, Multidisciplinary Trauma Mortality and Morbidity, Trauma/Critical Care Committee, etc. Gathers info on complications and quality indicators
    • Communicates with patients, consultants, and Primary Care Provider by phone and/or written letters as appropriate.
    • Participates in research activities



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