• Physician Assistant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/6/2018 2:42 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COM Surgery Burn Surgery
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Physician Assistant (PA) is a professional with clinical expertise in a specialized area of practice. The PA promotes an integrated, holistic approach to patient care by functioning as a clinician, educator, consultant and researcher. The PA is accountable for promoting harmonious relationships among the members of the health care team and a positive image of The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH).


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: Negotiable


    • Daily management of critical and non-critical burn patients at ACH.
    • Assists with patient care both in the clinical and surgical settings. 
    • Performs assessments/diagnosis/treatment of actual/potential problems with burn patients.
    • Coordinate with Ambulatory Surgery and Scheduling of Surgeries.


    Must meet licensure requirements for a Physician Assistant as defined by the Arkansas State Medical Board.  Must have a current Arkansas PA License (or eligible to apply). Previous experience in burn, critical care and trauma preferred.


    UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. 



    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Occasionally
    Hear: Occasionally
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Sharp objects/tools


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