1) Provides healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician.
2) Provide support by seeing clinic patients independently at various clinical locations.
3) Primarily see return patients after non-operative treatment and provide patient management prior to the determination for surgery.
4) The Physician Assistant will work collaboratively within the multidisciplinary orthopaedic team, using advanced clinical skills and knowledge to provide comprehensive direct patient care and services to patients under the care of the University of Chicago Medical Center.
5) This individual will assume accountability for patient care in making decisions, prescribing appropriate medications as set forth in the delegation of prescriptive authority, prescribing appropriate treatments, delegating tasks, and maintaining a comfortable environment for the patient.
6) Collaborate with and act as liaison among the nurse, patient, family, physician, and community resources for coordination of patient care.
7) Select appropriate communications approach to achieve desired outcomes of patient care.
8) Actively pursue required knowledge and skills for professional development.
9) Identify and participate in quality assurance issues on the unit.
10) May participate in health education in the community.
11) May participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician.
12) May prepare statistical reports and analysis setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
13) Act as a resource for clinical skills to staff on or off the unit.
14) May participate in teaching students and residents in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting.
4) Attention to detail
5) Patient Care
6) Knowledge of basic medical terminology
7) Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner
8) Excellent verbal and written communication
9) Ability to read documents or instruments
10) Ability to perform detailed work
11) Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions
12) Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive
1) Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
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1) Two years of experience in a related clinical area.
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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