Physician Assistant (J0421-0661)
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EMPLOYER

Cornwall Community Hospital

DEADLINE

May 7, 2021

LOCATION

Cornwall, ON, Canada

JOB TYPE

Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Posting Number:

J0421-0661

Job Title:

Physician Assistant

Job Category:

Nursing

Unit:

Emergency

Job Type:

Permanent Full Time

Open Positions:

1

City, Province, Country:

Cornwall, Ontario, Canada

Date Posted:

April 15, 2021

Available Shifts:

Scheduled all shifts as required

Closing Date:

May 7, 2021

Union:

Non Union

 

 

As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital you uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodation are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.

 

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILTIES

As a Physician Assistant, you will work collaboratively as part of our team in our Emergency Department (ED). The ED is supported by specialists in surgery, medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics and psychiatry as well a dedicated team of experienced and knowledgeable nursing staff.

Under the supervision of a physician, your role will include but is not limited to:

  • Conducting patient interviews and taking medical histories
  • Performing physical examinations and interpret findings
  • Organizing laboratory and diagnostic investigations
  • Performing certain controlled acts under medical directives delegated to you by a physician
  • Counselling patients on preventive healthcare
  • Organizing follow-up
  • Performing other duties within your competencies as a physician assistant

 

 

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

  • Completion of an accredited PA education program (Canada or USA)
  • Certified or eligible to be certified through the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACC) or certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for American educated/trained PAs
  • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP certification
  • Demonstrated competency to perform complete and appropriate clinical assessment and development of a treatment plan in accordance with medical directives

Assets:

  • Clinical competencies as related to the patient population served on the unit/program of employment
  • Fluent in both English and French

 

 

KEY SKILLS OR COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to work in a collaborative medical model of care with all members of the health care team
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record
  • Superior interpersonal organizational and communication skills
  • Leadership and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to change
  • Excellent patient assessment, critical thinking, communication (oral and written), and problem solving skills

 

HOURS: Evening Shifts, 37.5 hrs per week based on the needs of the Emergency Department

 

 

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