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Mayo Clinic

200 First St. SW
Phoeix, AZ, United States

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Physician Assistant III


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Phoenix, AZ, United States


Health Care

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Full time




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Job Description:

The Physician Assistant has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. Physician 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, and 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. Remains active in professional organizations and participates in community activities. Level III Requirements: In addition to the above requirements, must meet five to six of the following : *Spends at least 50% of days based at the hospital (rounds, service, or shift work) *Performs specialized procedure(s) *Has the ability to see directs and/or specs 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

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
Graduation from a university program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.

Other Qualifications:
Internal applicants are required to attach their three most recent performance appraisals.

Surgical experience and Orthopedic/Musculoskeletal experience highly preferred. Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated leadership ability. Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs. Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Two to five years of clinical experience preferred. Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record preferred.

License or Certification:
Must be certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Must have Arizona licensure as a Physician Assistant under the supervision of a Mayo Clinic physician upon hire. Maintains prescribing and dispensing privileges in Arizona. Must provide evidence of application for DEA certificate upon hire, obtain DEA certificate within 90 days of hire, and maintain certificate thereafter unless waived by department/division. Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Maintains ACLS and PALS certification as required by specific department or division.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: Monday - Friday; After-hours 1st call rotation for week-nights and weekends
Weekend Schedule: Per on-call rotation schedule with other Department advanced mid-level providers and/or residents/Fellows.

Compensation Detail: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every two weeks is approximately $3,745.60, based on a full-time position.

Staffing Specialist: Maria Ratka

Company Statement:
Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix 
Job Segment: Medical, Orthopedic, Physician Assistant, Law, Patient Care, Healthcare, Legal