Sinai Health System ORTHO - PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT in Chicago, Illinois

The Sinai Health System is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant! The Physician Assistant is an Allied Health Professional who functions dependently under the direction of an attending physician and may be involved with patients in any medical setting for which the attending physician is responsible at Sinai Health System.

Essential Functions and duties:

  • Obtains and records appropriate and accurate medical histories.

  • Performs and records comprehensive physical examinations.

  • Orders diagnostic tests based on established guidelines which are signed and dated by the Physician Assistant.

  • Makes presumptive diagnosis and implements treatment plan per guidelines

  • Manages medical problems per guidelines.

  • Promptly reports any substantive changes in the patient condition to attending physician.

  • Promptly reports to attending physician any anticipated decisions that would exceed guidelines.

  • Refers to specialty physicians per guidelines.

  • Holds responsibility for all requirements necessary to maintain a valid license including re-certification and continuing education requirements.

  • Maintains certification in basic CPR, ACLS and PALS.

  • Participates in Quality Assurance activities.

  • Maintains continuity of care with attending’s, residents, fellow physician assistants and students.

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of an NCCPA approved PA program Successful completion of the NCCPA examination

MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: At least a minimum of 2 years of experience

REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Current Physician Assistant licensure in the State of Illinois CPR certification ACLS certification PALS certification DEA licensure for controlled substances Illinois controlled substance licensure