University of Utah Physician Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah
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
Work Schedule Summary
To be arranged
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range DOE/E
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes
Provide outpatient services as theAPCfor the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons Group and teaching mission support for the Department of Orthopaedics.
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.
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.
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
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.