University of Utah Physician Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah84165

Details

Open Date 06/14/2017

Requisition Number PRN14471B

Job Title Physician Assistant

Working Title Physician Assistant

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Professional

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

To be arranged

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range DOE/E

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Provide outpatient services as theAPCfor the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons Group and teaching mission support for the Department of Orthopaedics.

Responsibilities

Outpatient: Provide consistent, efficient, high-quality outpatient care and cross-coverage for patients with pediatricMSKspecialty needs.

Research: Assist in the enrollment and consent process of study-eligible patients with the pediatric orthopaedic research staff; participate in the collection of data from databases and clinical records.

Competency: Maintain competency inEPIC, fundamentals of patient evaluation, performance of history and physical examination.

Quality: Complete one quality improvement project per calendar year.

Privileges: Applicable pediatric orthopaedic privileges must be maintained.

Minimum Qualifications

Current licensure to practice as a Physician’s Assistant from the State of Utah. Certification inACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLSmay be required by your department or by privileging criteria. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Utah State prescriptive privileges preferred.

To obtain licensure requires graduation from anARC-PA approved/accredited Physician Assistant program. Specialty experience preferred on a position by position basis.UHPPM1-56 requires that newly hired non-physician providers apply for credentialing and privileging at the time of hire.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Experience at the University of Utah Health,PCMC, or Shriners Hospitals for Children may be helpful but is not required.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.