General Surgery: Trauma Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Goodyear, Arizona

Physician Assistant - Trauma Surgery Job in Goodyear, AZ

Abrazo West Campus

Physician Assistant (PA) - General Surgery: Trauma


Job Description

Join the team at one of the newest Level I Trauma Centers in the valley!  

 We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our trauma program. This position supports the trauma surgeon throughout the continuum of care from when patients first arrives in the trauma bay, to the operating room, and in the ICU/patient care units. Abrazo West Campus is a 188-bed, Level-One Trauma Center located in the City of Goodyear, Arizona.  Serving the western Phoenix metropolitan area and beyond, we are ideally located to grow with the expanding needs of the communities which we serve. If providing world-class care to your patients is a passion, then this may be the role for you!  

 Info about the hospital: Abrazo West Campus (located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 188-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of southwest valley residents since September 2003. Abrazo West Campus has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center / American College of Surgeons Level II Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically-injured patients in the western region of Arizona.  Abrazo West Campus continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, women’s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care.  

Description:

The Trauma Mid-Level Practitioner is a Physician Assistant/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who works under the supervision of a trauma surgeon to provide optimal care to a diverse patient population. The Trauma Advanced Practice Provider is accountable for managing, planning, coordinating, and monitoring the care of trauma and acute care surgery patients in collaboration with the trauma surgeon, surgical sub-specialists, nursing staff, and other health care professionals to optimize patient outcomes and ensure continuity of care. He/she will promote the service and help guide its strategic direction in collaboration with the trauma surgeon. The Trauma Advanced Practice Provider reports to the Trauma Medical Director clinically. Daily supervision is provided by the on-call attending trauma surgeon.



Qualifications:

Master Degree in Acute Care Nursing or Graduation from an AMA-approved Physician Assistant Program. Current unrestricted license as a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Arizona. Current BLS, ACLS, ATLS, and DEA eligible required.


Other Details

Job ID: 9dbfa9c0-2583-44e3-8c55-cc6abcb06074

Practice Type: Unknown

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company


Hiring Organization


Abrazo West Campus
13677 M. Dowell Road
Goodyear, Arizona 85338


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