Physician Assistant

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

2012215 Medicine-Gastro

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Job Information

Job Summary:

The Physician Assistant reports to the Director of The Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERTS) in the Section of Gastroenterology and/or assigned Supervising Physician(s), Section Administration and attending physicians assigned (monthly) to the service.


  • Provides comprehensive care to both outpatients and inpatients within Gastroenterology practices, working within the Practice Guideline.
  • Works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, using advanced clinical skills to manage a caseload of patients as an independent healthcare provider.
  • Conducts assessment, diagnosis, initiation of delegated medical treatments, independent nursing interventions and evaluation of care, in addition to certain diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures.
  • Provides a model of care that is shaped by theory, expanded by science, research and reflective practice, and is identified by a holistic and comprehensive approach to the patients.

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology required.
  • Knowledge of pharmacy, phlebotomy, injections, and EKG required.
  • Ability to provide direct patient care in a professional and respectful manner required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication required.
  • Ability to read documents or instruments required.
  • Ability to perform detailed work required.
  • Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks with occasional interruptions required.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs required.
  • Current Physician Assistant license/registration in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date required.
  • One year experience in an inpatient/outpatient gastroenterology setting preferred.
  • Two years experience in a medical/surgical setting preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Posting Date

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 6/11/2018
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