Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 subspecialty services. The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic, research and leadership roles.
DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers. DHMG has 84 medical school students and approximately 200 residents and fellows throughout the 25 academic programs. Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students.
The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Health's mission and St. Joseph's guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system, DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.
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SUMMARY - Responsible for performing patient evaluations, reviewing pretreatment teaching, recommending therapeutic intervention, counseling patients and families and collaborating with appropriate physicians to provide other appropriate direct care interventions within the scope of practice for physician's assistants in collaboration with the Thoracic Disease Program Director. Primary point of contact and assumes responsibilities for managing the care for patients.
3 years clinical experience in related area or specialty field
Degree as a Physician Assistant
Certification as Physician Assistant from Arizona Joint Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
Background in pre-med