The Gastroenterology & Hepatology Acute Care Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (NPPA) works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team to care for inpatients with gastroenterological or hepatological concerns by providing: comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a diagnostic impression, developing and implementing a treatment plan, monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, prescription of pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies, specialized procedures, and offering counseling and education to meet patient needs. The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner has advanced health assessment and decision-making skills, prepared through a formal educational program that meets criteria established by the profession. This position will be primarily hospital-based though may have some ambulatory responsibility based on patient and practice needs. Involvement in education, research and quality improvement available based on candidate interest and practice need. Call, weekend, and/or holiday service will be required and shared with other members of the care team.