Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Great opportunity for Physician Assistant (PA) to be part of our growing anesthesia team where you will be valued, your knowledge tapped, and your abilities challenged. As an integral member of the Anesthesia Clinic team, the PA is responsible for the assessment and focused history and physical for patients across the age continuum, under the direct supervision of the Anesthesiologist. This includes the evaluation, diagnosis, and counseling of pre-operative patients. “Direct supervision” shall be interpreted as the Anesthesiologist being present in the same facility as the PA. If you are looking for more than just a job, come join us.
Perform physical examinations. Take focused medical histories on patients referred for pre-operative anesthesia evaluation by academic and community physicians. Request additional documentation, order laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies, and other diagnostic procedures as needed.
Diagnostically interpret tests/procedures, to the extent of recognizing deviations from the norm, common laboratory, radiologic, vascular, and other diagnostic procedures used to identify pathophysiologic processes in consultation with the attending Anesthesiologist.
Determine patient readiness for surgery and develop perioperative anesthetic management plan in conjunction with attending Anesthesiologist.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.To qualify, you must have the following:
Master’s degree from an accredited school in Physician’s Assistant Studies is required. Possession of a valid certification/licensure as a current Physician’s Assistant issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Certification from National Commission on the Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA), as well as being Board Certified by the NCCPA, Illinois Physician’s Assistant license and Illinois Controlled Substance License; ACLS and BLS certifications.
All applicants are required to complete an online job application through https://jobs.uic.edu/ and upload a letter of application, CV, and names and address of three references by October 2, 2017. For questions regarding the position, contact Michele Lazzara at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.