Physician Assistant Full Time (6 Month Term) (2 Positions) (NADMIN 20/22)

  • Full Time Temporary
  • Anywhere
  • $45.16 – $53.13 (Salary and Benefits in accordance with qualifications and experience) USD / YEAR
Physician Assistant (6 Month Term) (2 Positions)

Full Time Term

Department: Nursing

Reports to: Patient Care Manager

Job Summary:

The Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre is seeking a Physician Assistant who, under the direction and supervision of a physician, will work as a member of the clinical team to provide care to patients and their families with a responsible and professional approach.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized Physician Assistant program
  • Certified or eligible to be certified through the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) or certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Active membership in good standing with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement and willingness to actively participate in continuous quality improvement activities/initiatives.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize, organize and work independently as well as a team member
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with all physicians, nurses, professional staff, etc., to ensure quality in patient care
  • Conduct comprehensive physical and mental assessments of patients and interpret findings. This includes assessment of vital signs and examination of all major body systems (ie: psychosis, intoxication, overdose etc.)
  • Request and interpret diagnostic tests (ie: laboratory, X-ray, ultrasounds, etc.) and communicate results thoroughly to patients
  • Acquire health history as appropriate, including patient demographics, history of an illness or injury, past medical, surgical, family and psychosocial history, medications, allergies and systems review
  • Formulate and implement treatment plans while monitoring patients’ progress and response to treatment
  • Develop ethical, professional and trustworthy relationships with patients, families and the health care team
  • Collect blood samples, body secretions and body fluids
  • Participate in research and academic initiatives
  • Provide patient care in a manner that is consistent with SLMHC mission and reflects core values

 

Salary:$45.16 – $53.13 (Salary and Benefits in accordance with qualifications and experience)
Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email: careers@slmhc.on.ca, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition Number:NADMIN 20/22
Please quote on your application.

Send your resume and cover letter to

careers@slmhc.on.ca

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.