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Physician Assistant

Company: Aurora Healthcare
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Advocate Aurora Health is committed to advancing our Health Cares goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness. We are dedicated to creating a future where APCs can flourish in a supportive team environment with access to necessary resources and pathways to share feedback to jointly grow our shared practice. Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn is hiring a full time experienced Physician Assistant in Pediatric General Surgery Adapt to a fast paced teaching hospital with complex processes and higher acuity patient population Complete exams and consults First responder for surgical services Procedure experience preferred Day/night rotation with weekend and holiday rotation Major Responsibilities: Clinical Professional Leadership Licensure: Physician Assistant Education/Experience Required: Master's Degree or equivalent as a Physician Assistant effective January 1, 2018 1 year PA experience in the relevant setting preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. Proficiency with an Electronic Medical Record Current Certification (NCCPA) Current licensure in the State of Illinois Current Illinois Controlled Substance License within 6 months of hire Eligible for DEA registration; Possession of a current DEA Registration within six months of hire and may vary based on practice site Current BLS Certification Current PALS/ACLS certification may vary based on practice site Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Travel may be required Ability to work varying hours and shifts to meet the needs of Advocate Health Care. This may include on call coverage -Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations. Able to respond quickly to patient needs and work at a fast pace -Routinely works with potentially infectious specimens and patients. Work environment includes probability of exposure to adverse, hazardous or unpleasant conditions while caring for the sick This position can recognize needs and behaviors of a variety of patient age groups; i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and looks for signs of normal aging. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Aurora Healthcare, Oak Lawn , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois

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