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HonorHealth Physician Assistant - Heart Group - Osborn - Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona

Overview HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. As a community healthcare system, we have a unique responsibility to keep our facilities as safe as possible to protect our patients and team members while we work to achieve our mission, “to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.” Therefore, HonorHealth is requiring that all new hires have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before they start, and be scheduled for their second dose. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. 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 suture minor wounds, assist in surgery, apply and remove cast and traction apparatus and performs other therapeutic procedures. Adhere to the organization's credentials Allied Health scope of practice. Percentage of time spent performing duties varies according to physician and office needs. Identifies short-term and long range patient care issues that must be addressed; provides information and commentary on patient condition to physician and makes recommendations. Implements recommendations as approved. Interviews patients, performs physical examinations, and obtains information about and updates medical histories. Administers or orders diagnostics tests such as x-rays, EKG’s, and laboratory studies. Interprets test results. Administers injections and immunizations. May suture or otherwise manage wounds and infections. Collaborates with other departments and outside businesses to ensure ongoing continuity of care. Demonstrates understanding of ICA statutes in all communication. Educates related to Federal and state regulatory guidelines and ICA statutes, and OSHA medical surveillance components to ensure compliance with all policies and regulatory programs. Remains current on existing and new clinical practices, legislation, and the dynamics of patient management plans. Qualifications Education Other National Certification as Physician Assistant, AZ State Licensure as Physician Assistant, Graduation from AMA accredited school for Physician Assistants Required Experience Required Licenses and Certifications National Certification as Physician Assistant Required Clinical Other\PA - Physician Assistant Arizona Licensure Required Fingerprint Clearance Card - State Have a current Fingerprint Clearance card, or within seven (7) working days after employment shall apply and be eligible for a Fingerprint Clearance Card (NOAH Clinical Sites and Pediatric Behavioral Health Sites ONLY) Required