Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) Works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, using advanced clinical skills and knowledge to provide assessment, evaluation, testing, treatment, therapies, medical management, and other direct care to patients under the care of the University of Chicago Medical Center. 2) Provides healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician in both inpatient and outpatient settings. 2) Assists physicians in both inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.Â 3) Hold a bi-weekly independent cosmetic injectable clinic every other month.Â 4) Examines patients to obtain information about their physical condition. Instructs and counsels patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.Â 5) Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.Â 6) Makes tentative diagnoses and decisions about the management and treatment of patients.Â 7) Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes, and results of physical examination. 8) Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.Â 9) Prescribes therapy or medication, typically with physician approval.Â 10) Provides physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.Â 11) Visits and observes patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.Â
Unit-specific Competencies 1) Knowledge of basic medical terminology. 2) Knowledge of pharmacy, phlebotomy, injections, and EKG. 3) Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner. 4) Excellent verbal and written communication. 5) Ability to read documents or instruments. 6) Ability to perform detailed work. 7) Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions. 8) Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive information.
Working Conditions 1) Direct patient contact or clinical care setting. 2) Exposure to human blood, human blood components, and/or products made from human blood. 3) Exposure to infectious material. 4) Exposure to X-Ray Producing Equipment. 5) High stress environment. 6) Irregular work schedule. 7) Requires use of personal protective equipment. 8) Office environment. 9) Sterile/clean room environment. Â
Preferred Qualifications Education 1) Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA).
Experience 1) Two or more years of clinical experience in a related area of specialty.
Licenses and Certifications 1) Current Physician Assistant license/registration in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date. 2) Certification from the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) by start date. Â Â
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter 3) Reference Contact Information NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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