Trinity Health PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - ORTHOPAEDIC in Maywood, Illinois

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The Physician Assistant(PA)assists with the patient care and coordination within the Department ; supporting the physicians through evaluating patients, conducting histories and physicals,

writing orders, interpreting laboratory and diagnostic testing and performing patient education. Under

the supervision of the physicians, the PA prescribes medications and adjusts dosages of medication.

The PA also evaluates patients for additional treatment and with approval from the physician, obtaining consults from other services as warranted. The PA facilitates the management and evaluation of both inpatients and outpatients. The PA functions in a supportive position as an extension of the

Department, under the supervision of the Primary and Alternate Supervising Physicians. The PA interacts on a professional level with the medical/ surgical administrative and support staff as well as patient clients. The PA participates in daily morning surgical rounds, conferences, surgical clinics, surgical procedures in the OR and meetings with the patient’s family when requested. Provides technical

assistance and continuity of care in both scheduled and emergency procedures. Under the direct

supervision of the surgeon to assist in carrying out an operation with optimal results for the patient.

Responsible for the coordination and administering of quality patient care with the Surgery physicians, residents and nurses.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:

Required:Bachelors Degree

Preferred:N/A

Specify Degree(s):NCCPA certification

Residency:N/A

Minimum Experience:

Required:Less than one year of previous job-related experience

Preferred:3-5 years of previous job-related experience

Managerial Experience:N/A

Licensure/Certifications:

Required:

Certified Physician Assistant (NCCPA)

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

Preferred:N/A

Other:Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program NCCPA certification, Licensed in the State of

Illinois

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Job Number: 00118447

Location: Maywood, IL

Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center

Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40