When you join the healthcare team at Phoenix Children’s, you’ll see the world of medicine through the eyes of a child. You’ll be amazed by something new every day, inspired by the capabilities and expertise of your co-workers, and you’ll be able to transform your professional ambitions into reality. Here, you can be part of a growing system that will never outgrow its sense of joy, purpose, or discovery. Grow with us.
We’re looking for lifelong learners who transform curiosity into discovery to join us in an inspiring place—filled with hope, positivity, support, and compassion.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Hospital Medicine
Phoenix Children’s Division of Hospital Medicine is seeking a Pediatric APP with a minimum of 3 years of pediatrics experience and preferred Hospital Medicine or Emergency Department experience to join our growing program.
The Division of Hospital Medicine at Phoenix Children’s is the largest pediatric Hospital Medicine program in the state of Arizona. We offer comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and inpatient services for children and families. Our services include medical evaluations, nutrition counseling, and diagnostic and laboratory testing, imaging, and procedures. Our program serves as the largest Pediatric Hospital Medicine program caring for a population of 7 million residents, of whom 1.5 million are in the pediatric age range.
This APP position will have responsibility for participating in the care of pediatric patients admitted to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Duties include, but are not limited to, admitting patients, rounding with the inpatient attending to address daily care, daily EHR documentation, communication with consultants, answering questions from bedside RNs and coordinating patient discharges. Participation in focused quality or research projects is encouraged. Active involvement in APP student teaching through affiliated programs is one of the required core values.
Multiple opportunities exist within our program for specialty interests. We participate in multi-specialty care teams, national Quality Improvement projects, and local development of novel clinical pathways.
Our clinical staff includes over 60 physicians and 4 Nurse Practitioners. The clinical activities for the Division include approximately 8000 admissions per year, 4000 discharges per year, and multi-specialty inpatient consultations. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division APP position covers only Main Campus currently but may cover secondary sites as the footprint of Phoenix Children’s Hospital grows across the Valley.
Phoenix Children’s main campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We are a rapidly growing healthcare system, soon expanding to 610 licensed beds, with an additional 60 NICU beds. Phoenix Children’s is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities.
Phoenix Children’s offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive compensation/benefits package including paid malpractice insurance coverage, paid time off, and access to CME including a professional development course through UptoDate.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a CV to Chastity Jensen: [email protected]