Physician Assistant - Urgent Care Medicine Job in Tucson, Arizona

Northwest Medical Center Seeks Urgent Care Advanced Practitioner - Tucson, AZ

Physician Assistant

Urgent Care Medicine

Job Description

NO AGENCY SOLICITATIONS PLEASE

Northwest Urgent Cares are affiliated with Northwest Healthcare, which includes Northwest Medical Center, Oro Valley Hospital, Northwest Medical Center Sahuarita (opening Fall 2020), two free-standing emergency centers, and three Surgery Centers. There are four Urgent Care facilities in the system.  The hospitals, urgent cares, and physician offices are well known in the community and have a reputation for providing high quality care. Providers can expect to enter an urgent care setting with high patient demand in an expanding suburban market.

  • Seeking a minimum of 1-2 years of experience.
  • Must be comfortable working solo with physician available by phone.
  • Currently minimum of 3 weekend days per month
  • Call available but not required
  • AZ License required
  • Outpatient Only

Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Obtaining detailed and accurate patient histories
  • Performing physical exams
  • Delineating chronic and current health problems
  • Ordering routine or specific procedures
  • Interpreting findings and outcomes
  • Proposing and initiating treatment programs
  • Prescribing appropriate medications
  • Performing routine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Performing appropriate emergency measures
  • Demonstrating proficiency at hospital and/or department specific computer software and technology

Life in Tucson Offers:

  • 325 days of sunshine, perfect for hiking, biking, swimming, rock climbing, running, and golf
  • Mix of highly rated private and public schools including the University of Arizona
  • Beautiful night skies as Tucson is the “Astronomy Capital of the World”
  • Growing biotech industry bringing highly educated employees to Tucson and Oro Valley
  • Easy access to Phoenix, Sedona, Scottsdale and San Diego for weekend getaways!
  • Tucson is UNESCO’s first City of Gastronomy in the United States

US News & World Report voted NMC Best hospital in Tucson metro area, Best Regional Hospital, and the 4th Best Hospital in Arizona.

Northwest Medical Center (NMC) is a 300-bed facility in Tucson, offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedics, minimally invasive surgery (including two da Vinci surgical robots), neurology and neurosurgery, GI, a free-standing Women's Center, and Wound Care Center. NMC is designated with the "Center of Excellence" status for its Chest Pain Center, Stroke Center, Total Knee and Total High Replacement, Spine Surgery, Bariatric program, and Breast Imaging Center.

Job ID:
Employment Type: FULL TIME
Accepts J-1 Waivers: No
Accepts H-1b Visas: No
Accepts Search Firm Soliciations: No

Location Description

Whether just beginning your professional career or looking to make a deeper impact, find the work/life balance you, and your family, have been searching for right here in Northwest Tucson and Oro Valley. With the beautiful Sonoran Desert as your backyard, we offer a unique blend of the region’s rich cultural diversity and active lifestyle, making it an ideal place to call home. Enriching activities and exciting entertainment are always on the radar with over 300 days of sunshine each year. Residents soak in such annual events as Broadway in Tucson, Championship Golf, Tucson Rodeo, Fourth Avenue Street Fair, El Tour de Tucson, Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, and more. For a shopping experience like none other, choose from a selection of indoor and outdoor retail areas.  For the outdoor enthusiast, our parks, trails, mountains and outdoors spaces are some of the region’s best kept secrets. Hiking and biking are avid past times of residents. 

Arizona students perform well above the national standards according to the Arizona Department of Education. The community boasts 39 public/ 21 private high schools, 48 public/ 38 private middle schools and 134 public/ 56 private elementary schools.  We also are home to Pima Community College, University of Phoenix and the University of Arizona for some of the best college sports in the Southwest. For an exceptional culinary experience, delectable cuisine, both traditional and contemporary, can be found in every corner of our spectacular community. We offer a well-educated, diverse populace, affordable, quality housing and premier healthcare options. Additionally, a strong economy makes Tucson and Oro Valley a superlative setting for practicing medicine.

As a core anchor of healthcare in Tucson for over three decades, Northwest Medical Center (NMC), our 300-bed facility, has a history of growing and expanding its facilities and services to meet the needs of this rapidly growing and diverse community.  In 2005, Northwest Healthcare added Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital located in the thriving community of Oro Valley.  Our hospitals are committed to adding new technology, facilities, programs and outstanding practitioners to develop our continuum of care. We also have added six Urgent Care facilities, two surgery centers and later in 2015, a free-standing Emergency Room opening as part of our system.  

Northwest Allied Physicians (Allied) is our growing multi-specialty group located in offices throughout Southern Arizona.  Physicians can expect to enter a practice with high patient demand and a loyal patient base in an expanding market.  The market advantage our physicians enjoy is equaled only by the level of support they receive.  Northwest Allied Physician’s health delivery system is designed to complement growing physician practices and other health care businesses at every opportunity. Physicians can feel confident their patients have access to a superb continuum of care.

Tucson National Recognition
CNN Money: Named Tucson one of 25 Best Places to Retire
Time Magazine: Rated Tucson as one of eight Intelligent Cities
Forbes Magazine: Ranked Tucson as one of America’s Most Innovative Cities
Sunset Magazine: 20 Best Towns of the Future
Forbes Magazine: 8th Best City for Commuters
Men’s Fitness Magazine: 13th Fittest City

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Caroline Carter - Recruits for Tucson, AZ
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Location

Northwest Medical Center - Tucson
Northwest Medical Center - Tucson
6200 North LaCholla Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85741
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