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MD Physician Assistant

companyDignity Health
locationPhoenix, AZ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Healthcare
Full Time

Overview

Hello humankindness

Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 sub-specialty services. The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic research and leadership roles.DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers. Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students.

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.

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Responsibilities
A Physician Assistant (PA) is a licensed healthcare professional who works under the supervision of a physician. PAs are trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services, often in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Physician Assistants work in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, physician offices, and specialty practices. They play a vital role in expanding access to healthcare services, improving patient outcomes, and enhancing the efficiency of healthcare delivery.

Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients under supervision and responsibility of a Physician.
Provides direct patient care as physician assistant by gathering complete history of patients and performing complete physical examinations or focused physical examinations for specific complaints.
Completes history and physicals, daily notes, discharge summaries and maintains documentation on patients compliant with hospital standards.
Conducts daily patient rounds as needed on patients with complete documentation and charge capture
Recognizes and evaluates situations which require immediate attention of supervising physician and which require treatment procedures essential for life of patients; responds in appropriate manner.
Coordinates with supervising physician regarding patients seen in physician's office and hospital, instructs and counsels patients on health and disease issues based on physical assessment, lab and radiographic data.
Follows up with patient by phone when indicated.
Coordinates resources to facilitate care for out of town patients.
Prescribes drugs and medical devices in accordance with the regulations established by the Arizona Joint Board of Medical and osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery.
Monitors effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and makes appropriate referrals when necessary.
Secures patient health illness and psychological history by ordering, performing and interpreting appropriate laboratory,radiographic and other diagnostic tests
Provides back up for clinic and call when needed.
Assists in the operating room.
Provides follow up for post operative patients.
Assists the residents with patient care and follow up, as well as assists the nursing staff when needed and appropriate.
Takes primary call.

Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees after 180 days. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000.

**This position is hospital based, Friday-Monday, 4 10 hour shifts

Qualifications
Minimum:

Degree as a Physician Assistant.

Minimum 3 years clinical experience in related area.

Certification as Physician Assistant from Arizona Joint Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners.
AZ Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants License

NCCPA - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant

Valid DEA registration

Current American American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification - Nat'l

Preferred:

General and trauma surgery experience.

Pay Range
$54.12 - $90.92/hour

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