Friday , September 22 2023

UHN Job Opportunities – Physician Assistant

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

The Physician Assistant (PA) is a medically educated health professional who practices medicine under the supervision of a registered physician in a variety of clinical settings. At present, in Ontario, this is in accordance with the delegated medical act. The PA-Physician relationship will be formalized in a practice agreement consisting of a signed acknowledgement of the PA policy, a detailed listing of the delegated tasks constituting the PA’s scope of practice at that point in time, and all relevant medical directives.

Job Requirements:

  • Patient service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in an accredited Physician Assistant program or recognized equivalent
  • Must be a Canadian Certified Physician Assistant (CCPA) and/or a American Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C)
  • Excellent time management skills required
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills required
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Program planning and evaluation methodology skills required
  • Effective patient service skills required
  • Must be a current member of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA)
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements
  • Excellent decision-making, problem recognition and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to interpret and communicate appropriate policies and procedures to staff
  • Maintain certification and CCPA/PA-C designation by completing the required CPD/CME credits
  • Ability to work effectively independently and under stressful conditions required
  • Ability to utilize information technology required
  • At minimum, three (3) years practical and related work experience
  • Commitment to collaborative practice required

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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