Employment Opportunities

Physician Assistant - Emergency Department

The Sinai Health System entity, Sinai Medical Group (SMG) Emergency Department 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.

AVAILABLE SHIFTS:
Registry (On-call): Rotating 9 & 12 hr. shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Graduate of an NCCPA approved PA program

Successful completion of the NCCPA examination

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to work under demanding time and work capacity constraints.

Must have excellent organizational and attention to detail skills.

Must be willing to work rotating shifts including overnights.

           
MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
At least 1 year 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

Special instructions on how to apply:

To apply for this position please email your resume to marisa.robertson@sinai.org with the position title in the subject line. You may also fax your resume to (773)257-6290 attention Marisa Robertson. Applications can also be obtained in person at 15th and California from the Human Resources department Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm. Sinai Health System is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. TTY number: 773-257-6289.

Location

1500 S. California Avenue

Department

Emergency Department

Hours

Need Flexibility

Shift

Rotating

Contact

marisa.robertson@sinai.org