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Physician Assistant-Certified

Req #:  127411
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Physician Assistant
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Position Requirements:
Master's Degree or equivalent as a Physician Assistant effective January 1, 2018
1 year PA experience in the relevant setting preferred
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
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.

The Physician Assistant~Certified (PA~C) reflects the mission, vision, and values of Advocate Health Care. Adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and other regulatory and accreditation standards. The PA~C functions as part of the multidisciplinary health team to provide high~quality, cost effective advanced care to patients within the PA~C's scope of practice. The PA~C is licensed, board certified, credentialed and/or privileged as a practitioner to practice at the full extent of their licensure and within their defined scope of practice as defined by the collaborative agreement with a physician. Their practice supports Primary, Specialty and/or Immediate Care physicians by utilizing advanced physical assessment skills to manage patients with routine preventative medicine, acute conditions as well as chronic care and management.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago