Dermatology Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Provider Recruitment
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 638014
Join Phoenix Children’s Pediatric Dermatology team! Position available for a full time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assisstant.
Clinical time is typically Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, or when clinic duties and patient care is completed
This position requires inpatient service/hospital coverage and after-hours coverage as needed
This is a very busy practice with complex pediatric patients. We have 4 attendings, APPs, and rotating residents/students and fellows
Must be able to work autonomously after initial specialty training
Procedures for inpatient/outpatient include cryotherapy, injections, shave and punch biopsies, microscopy (for hair, infestations, and fungal elements), and contact sensitization
Medical photography and use of digital media required, with training provided
Dermoscopy skills required (and can be introduced as part of training)
Appropriate and timely documentation is required as well as sign off completed charts/orders
Teaching and participation in department PSQI initiatives and conferences is required.
At least 2-3 years of NP/PA experience in pediatrics and/or dermatology experience preferred
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Master's or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine OR Master's degree from nationally accredited ARC-PA program. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date. (Required)
Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner OR Current State of Arizona certification as a Physician Assistant or obtained by start date. (Required)
National board certification to match area of education OR maintain certificate in National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA). (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.
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