Provides direct primary health care to patients, in collaboration with consulting physician and the multidisciplinary health team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee, to include identification, management, and/or referral of health problems.
Responsible for the care of cardiac and thoracic surgery patients, consultative services to the ED, and other clinical services.
Works a rotating schedule of two, 12-hour shifts per week during evenings and weekends. May be required to work holidays.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology required.
Knowledge of pharmacy, phlebotomy, injections, and EKG required.
Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner required.
Excellent verbal and written communication required.
Ability to read documents or instruments required.
Ability to perform detailed work required.
Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions required.
Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive required.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) required.
Two or more years of clinical experience in a related area of specialty preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Current Physician Assistant license/registration in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date required.
Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) by start date preferred.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Direct patient contact or clinical care setting.
Exposure to human blood, human blood components, and/or products made from human blood.
Exposure to infectious material.
Exposure to X-Ray Producing Equipment.
High stress environment.
Irregular work schedule.
Requires use of personal protective equipment.
Sterile/clean room environment.
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