Physician Assistant Wanted In Salt Lake City

Published 2017-12-17
Expires 2019-06-14
ID #10511
Physician Assistant Wanted In Salt Lake City
United-states, Utah, Salt Lake City,
Published December 17, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Physician assistant

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Requisition Number: PRN15929B

FLSA Code: Professional

Patient Sensitive Job


Standard Hours per Week: 40

Full Time or Part Time?: Full

Shift: Day

VP Area: Academic Affairs

00229 - Gastroenterology

Location: Campus

City: Salt Lake City, UT
/>Pay Rate Range: 76591.74 to 115000.00 per year

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Job Summary

Provides both primary and specialty medical services in a
University Health Sciences clinic or hospital unit.

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists
to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of
collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of
compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.


1. Takes complex medical histories on patients referred for consultation by academic and community

2. Performs physical examinations.

3. Orders laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other
diagnostic procedures.

4. May perform bone marrow aspirations and biopsies, skin biopsies, lumbar punctures; administers
intrathecal chemotherapy; and may participate in bone marrow harvests.

5. Monitors the level of and adjusts immunosuppressive

6. Orders and supervises the administration of blood products.

7. Reaches tentative diagnosis of medical,
surgical and other conditions.

8. Develops treatment plans in conjunction with attending physician to provide optimal patient
medical management.

9. Participates in continuing medical education to include specialty and sub-specialty meetings, clubs,
boards and conferences.

10. Assists in the collection of data for research projects.

11. Orders consultations and
interacts with members of other specialty medical teams.

12. Participates in special projects and committee functions.

  • This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and
    qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils (there is air or skin
exposure to oils or other cutting fluids
), hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving
mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening,

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching

Minimum Qualifications

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

Utah State prescriptive privileges preferred.

To obtain licensure requires graduation from an class="caps">ARC-PA approved/accredited Physician Assistant program. Specialty experience preferred on a position by position basis.
UHPPM 1-56 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

Type: Benefited Staff

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: href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected] 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: [email protected]. />
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.

We protect our patients,
coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according to CDC standards. All
patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:

  • MMR
  • Tdap

  • Varicella
  • 2-step TB
  • Annual Influenza
  • Hepatitis B for some jobs

Limited exemptions may be
made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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