Job ID: 289703041  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2019

New Graduate Physician Assistant Western Suburbs Region

Physicians Immediate Care

Job Description

Job Summary:

In collaboration with a physician and in conjunction with other Advanced Practice Providers the Physician Assistant will provide compassionate and high quality care to urgent care and occupational medicine patients.Physician Assistant will travel to all locations within our Western Suburbs region: Aurora, DeKalb, Elgin, Glendale Heights, Hanover Park, and Oswego.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide and manage direct patient care including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment
Triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care\
Manage private, pre-employment, and workers compensation patients effectively
Order diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and interpret test results
Perform digital blocks and regional anesthesia
Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injection of joints, bursas, and cysts
Perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations
Apply and modify braces, casts, splints, and other orthopedic appliances
Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions
Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens
Communicate with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information
Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable
Participate in company required CME courses and perform CME credits to maintain license

Required Skills

Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with patients, families, clients, co-workers, clinical staff, and physicians
Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment
Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred
Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and team interactions

Required Experience

A Master's Degree and certification by a Physician Assistant certifying entity is required
Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions
Must possess or have applied for a license to practice medicine in the state of IL and IL Controlled Substance License along with Federal DEA license
Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements
Must be able to lift 50lbs

Job Location ILLINOIS, Illinois, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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