Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-PHOENIX
    Requisition ID
    2019-18341
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    HH Urgent Care Saguaro
    Facility
    HonorHealth Medical Group
    Position Type
    PRN (On-call)
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    18404 N TATUM
    Work Hours
    varies
  • Overview

    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 Graduation from AMA accredited school for Physician Assistants Required

    Experience
    1 year as Physician Assistant Required

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

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    Provides patient services under supervision of a physician. 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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