Position Details

Department: Trauma Services
Category: Advanced Practice Clinicians
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 284040
Date Posted: 4/7/2016
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Phoenix Children's Hospital is seeking a Physician's Assistant to join the Pediatric Trauma Center, Arizona's premier site for the evaluation, stabilization, treatment, and care of children who have experienced a traumatic injury. The Physician's Assistant will work with a comprehensive medical team to provide patients with the best care possible.

This position performs healthcare tasks delegated by the supervising doctor and demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and also possesses ability to assess data reflective of patient’s status and appropriately interpret information relative to patients age-specific needs.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Uses advanced clinical knowledge to conduct thorough physical assessments, including human response to illness, functional abilities, developmental stage, family, and community resources.
  2. Collaborates and consults with the patient, significant others, and the healthcare team in providing patient care; coordinates and integrates health care, making appropriate referrals to systems, agencies, and providers for specialized patient needs.
  3. Accurately synthesizes assessment data to determine the patient diagnoses.
  4. Develops an individualized multidisciplinary plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes. Evaluates patients' progress toward attainment of outcomes.
  5. Appropriately uses quality, satisfaction, and cost data to modify patient care.
  6. Facilitates staff development and education.
  7. Provides culturally sensitive care.
  8. Recognizes age specific growth and development of the patient population served and assessed; treats and cares for those specific age groups.
  9. Skillfully implements the interventions identified in the multidisciplinary plan of care.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Graduate from an approved CAAHEP university program Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two (2) or more years of clinical experience Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants license obtained by start date. Required
2. Current ACLS and/or PALS from the American Heart Association as required by department Required
3. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association Required
4. Current DEA certificate in prescribing and dispensing privileges in AZ or obtained by start date, as required by department Required
5. Current NCCPA certificate Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Current specialty certification as required for specific areas Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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