at Cook County Government in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Job Posting:Feb 21, 2024, 4:27:43 PMClosing Date:Mar 6, 2024, 11:59:00 PMFull-time A.M. P.M. Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:STARTING: $56.820/Hourly Organization:Health and Hospital Systems LOCATION: AMBULATORY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you. To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting. JOB SUMMARY SEIU 73 In collaboration with a licensed physician, provides exceptional care to a diverse patientpopulation.Promotes wellness and health maintenance by performing comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic medical services. Develops and implements patient management plans in providing continuity of care. Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continued educational programs and workshops supporting emerging healthcare trends. Performs duties within the legal guidelines of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) policies. Typical Duties *Provides and manages direct patient care *Conducts patient's health needs assessments *Obtains comprehensive history and performs detailed physical examinations to determine accurate diagnosis *Orders appropriate diagnostic tests or lab work necessary, i.e. x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), complete blood count (CBC), etc. *Informs and effectively communicates with patient test results and/or diagnosis *Identifies and communicates with supervisor any patient care issues; offers research guided recommendations for improvement initiatives if applicable *Develops and implements patient management plans in providing continuity of care *Performs procedures, treatments, and other subspecialty dependent modalities within the scope of the supervising physician to improve patient outcomes *Adheres to quality and patient safety standards set forth by CCHHS *Adheres to infection control policies and protocols, i.e. hand hygiene *Prescribes and dispenses medications utilizing best practices *Complies with federal, state and local legal and professional requirements. *Maintains professional licensing requirements and technical knowledge through continued educational programs and workshops supporting emerging healthcare trends MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS *Graduate of an Accreditation Review Commission (ARC) Physician Assistant program *Valid Physician Assistant license in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment *Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) *Valid Illinois Controlled Substances License (ILCS) or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment *Valid licensure with the Federal DEA or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment Preferred Qualifications *Must possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics *Knowledge of proper hand hygiene and hand washing techniques *Knowledge of infectious control policies and procedures *Thorough knowledge of Physician Assistant practices and principles and the ability to apply them in a clinical setting. *Excellent Physician Assistant clinical and technical skills *Knowledge and skill to perform mathematical accuracy in measuring and dispensing medication *Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups *Strong customer service and empathy skills *Demonstrates good computer and typing skills *Demonstrate good phone and email etiquette skills with strong response times *Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills *Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision *Ability to effectively communicate while maintaining HIPPA for PHI *Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment *Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices *Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged *Ability to function autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team *Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction) *Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature BENEFITS PACKAGE *Medical, Dental, and Vision... For full info follow application link. COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Job Posting: 11693712

Posted On: Feb 21, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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