Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Interventional Radiology


Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Radiology
Category: Advanced Practice Clinicians
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 819506
Posted On: 2/27/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: The Section of Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH) is recruiting for a full-time pediatric Interventional Radiology (IR) Advanced Practice Provider (PA or NP). The Section performs approximately 7000 image-guided procedures per year and is currently staffed by five pediatric interventional radiologists and a full time pediatric neurointerventionalist. We perform a vast array of interventions, including but not limited to vascular access, treatment of vascular malformations, biliary procedures, feeding procedures, musculoskeletal procedures, angiography and embolization, and neurointerventional procedures. The Section has a long and rich history of teaching and clinical excellence. We participate in the multispecialty vascular anomalies clinic at PCH and are active in numerous multispecialty conferences. Phoenix Children’s Hospital has many centers of excellence, including the Heart Center, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders and Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s. Additionally, we have an active liver transplant program. We are recruiting for an APP that will help us grow our practice, willing to help with ongoing development/maturation of an inpatient consult service and serve as the forward face of the IR section for our patients and referring clinicians. We would desire an individual that demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and flexibility to account for the variability of a daily IR service schedule. This will also involve the creation of educational materials for our patients and families. Phoenix Children's Hospital is a freestanding 460-bed children’s hospital and the only Level I designated pediatric trauma center in Arizona. It is the largest pediatric facility in the Southwest USA. A 42,000 square foot Emergency Department opened in 2017. In addition to the main campus tower, which opened in 2011, 3 additional satellite outpatient and urgent care centers are located across the Phoenix Valley region. Two new hospital facilities will open by end-2024. Position Outline: 1. Inpatient IR consult service 2. Support Enteral Care Program (ECP) a. Based on interest, participation in IR ECP cases b. E&M related to the ECP c. Patient communication d. Patient care coordination e. Non-IR service line communications 3. Ambulatory IR patient coordination a. Patient communication b. Patient visit coordination/scheduling assist c. E&M Hours of Service Provision: Will vary based on the number of APPs in the section at a given time. Call Responsibilities: 1. There is an expectation that the candidate will share call responsibilities. 2. Potential Call Duties: a. Consult intake, consult performance, review with IR Call Attending i. Document in EMR b. Weekend inpatient rounds i. Document in EMR 3. Procedural assist (per interest) Minimum requirements: • NP or PA degree, from an accredited US institution If NP, candidate with AC/PC certification would be preferred • Eligible for licensure in Arizona • Minor procedure expertise preferred; minor procedure interest desired For more information about PCH IR, please visit our website at Meet Your Team | Phoenix Children's Hospital ( Phoenix Children's Hospital is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer Interested applicants should email their CVs to: Chastity Jensen APP Talent Acquisition Phoenix Children's Hospital (602) 933-5638

This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.

Position Duties

  1. Conducts comprehensive health history, physical assessments and plans for infants, children and young adults with acute and chronic health conditions. Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients.
  2. Orders and prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, and performs other therapeutic or corrective measures to treat illness and improve health status.
  3. Formulates family centered plan of care. Performs daily documents as necessary. Collaborated and coordinated care with other team members.
  4. Collects data and analyzes when necessary.
  5. Performs any needed advanced procedures that are associated with their credentialing process DOP.
  6. Utilizes the most up to date and evidence based practice for plan of care and able to alter the plan according to family needs and effectiveness or plan.
  7. Serves as an educational resource to patient/family/ nursing staff/ provider team and other health care teams as needed.
  8. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competences, certifying body renewals, seeking educational offerings when available, and participates in the professional development of others which may include Advanced Practice Provider students, Residents and Medical Students. Acts as a preceptor/mentor for those new in department.
  9. Demonstrates commitment to patient safety by bring up concerns in appropriate manner, reporting through appropriate channels, and ensuring change of practice when necessary. Demonstrates shared accountability of safe practice.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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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. Master’s or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine OR Master’s degree from nationally accredited ARC-PA program.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date.
2. Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner OR Current State of Arizona certification as a Physician Assistant or obtained by start date.
3. National board certification to match area of education OR maintain certificate in National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal communication, and basic computer skills.
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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