Experienced Urology Advanced Practitioner - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Physician Assistant - Urology Job Number: 27679

Job Description

Job Description:
  • An immediate position is available for an Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP), in the Department of Surgery, Urology Division.  The position, which includes full-time employment through a 400+ multi-specialty group. Hospital is a public hospital that is both American College of Surgeons verified, and State designated as an Adult (Level I) and Pediatric (Level II) Trauma Center and includes a 13 bed Surgical ICU. 

Essential responsibilities for the position as delegated by the supervising physician include:
  • Evaluate patients, including performing history and physical examinations, in both the inpatient and outpatient (clinic) setting
  • Enter patient orders as directed by attending surgeon
  • Participate in hospital rounds, and prepare documentation of daily progress notes as assigned
  • Review and discuss results of medical imaging and laboratory studies with attending physician, resident staff, hospital staff, and/or patients as appropriate
  • Writes daily notes on patients and actively participate in team rounds
  • Assist in the teaching of residents, as appropriate
  • Assist with coordinating operative schedule for both elective and emergent/urgent procedures for Urology
  • Serve as a liaison with other services, answer pages and phone calls and take appropriate action with patients, under the supervision of attending staff
  • Competitive compensation plan, comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, CME allowance with paid time-off, and employer paid medical malpractice insurance. 
  • Arizona offers a wonderful Southwestern lifestyle with an affordable cost of living, warm weather year-round, and numerous activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, camping, golf, festivals, etc.  The Phoenix metropolis is a vibrant cosmopolitan area, providing a wide range of social and cultural activities including theatre, professional sports, symphony, and many museums devoted to the culture, history, and beauty of the Southwest.

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