Transplant Hepatology Advanced Practitioner
- Location: Phoenix, AZ
- Posted: Dec 19, 2019
The Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Physicians Assistants are certified by examination of an approved certifying body.
This individual works in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for assigned patients. Provides primary health care to individuals and families. The provision of care includes, but is not limited to: obtaining patient history, comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing pharmacological agents and treatments, and non-pharmacological therapies. Monitors the effectiveness of the therapeutic interventions. Makes appropriate referrals. Performs minor procedures as approved by the AZ Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.
This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required. The Physician Assistant demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice through performance improvement initiatives. Active in professional organizations and participates in community activities.
Level II Requirements:
In addition to the above requirements, must meet two to four of the following:
Spends at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work).
Performs specialized procedure(s).
Provides evals and consults with indirect supervision at least 50% of days worked.
Spends at least 10% of days as First Assist in surgery.
Takes call assignments (Primary and/or ED).
Provides Weekend/Holiday Service.
Graduation from a university program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
- Full Time