Specification for Class
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT/ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18935 (E S SEIU 1199NW HMC HCS)
21203 (E S 1199NW Research RN/Hall Health RN)
CLASS SERIES CONCEPT
Positions in this series perform examinations, establish diagnoses, and determine appropriate treatment or referral for medical problems.
Provide medical care to patients including examinations, diagnosis, prescription and treatment within the scope of applicable licensure.
Under general supervision of an attending physician, incumbents examine, diagnose and treat patients within the scope of applicable licensure.
As a member of an integrated health care team, record medical histories, perform physical examinations, order and/or perform diagnostic tests, evaluate test results, establish diagnoses and prescribe medication and/or treatments;
Perform minor surgical procedures such as suturing lacerations and incising and draining abscesses, including administration of local anesthesia;
Provide health education; assist with proper utilization of community social and health care resources;
Assist in the clinical training of various levels of health care professionals, participate in continuing education;
Participate in research activities; conduct literature reviews, collect and collate research data; assist with the preparation of materials for publication;
Evaluate daily staffing levels and adjust patient-flow accordingly;
May lead and/or provide direction to clinical support staff;
Perform related duties as required.
Licensure as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Washington or a Physician's Assistant (PA) in the State of Washington, or equivalent legal license/certification.
Must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the organized medical staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for Hospital-based positions.
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION HISTORY
Class title renamed: 7-16-2019
New Class: 2-1-2007
Shorten title from Health Care Specialist-Inpat-Emerg to Health Care Specialist and merge employees from Health Care Specialist (8933) into job code (8935): 2-1-2016
Change job code to Workday format: 6-27-2017
New to 1199NW: 10/16/2017: Class adopted for UW contract classified staff per PERC decision to add this title to 1199NW Research RN/Hall Health RN bargaining unit, 12/27/2016 (Case #128435-E-16). Incorporates the work of UW classified non-union job code 6222, Physician Assistant-Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner/Washington State Job Code 291E.