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Physician Assistant - Cardiac Job Opening in Kingston, ON - Kingston General Hospital Recruitment 2017 - Kingston General Hospital is an evergrowing company in Kingston, ON. To accelerate the development of the business and industrial area, in November 2017 Kingston General Hospital is likely to improve the number of employees and improve existing recruiting. Kingston General Hospital opens job chance of Physician Assistant - Cardiac positioned in Kingston, ON. This prospect has been opened at the start of November 2017 and will be closed on the finish of the month. If you're interested in Physician Assistant - Cardiac, please read about the conditions and conditions below.

Physician Assistant - Cardiac November 2017

Kingston General Hospital Kingston, ON

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm on 2017 October 27
Title: Physician Assistant
Department: Cardiac Surgery
Position Number: 50061779
Hours of Work: Full-Time Position; Rotating Shifts
Union: Non-Union
Location: Kingston General Hospital Site
The Hospital will ensure that the Physician Assistant (PA) participates in patient care under the direction of a supervising Cardiac Surgeon at all times.
The role may include but is not limited to:
  • Support emergency and access to care: Participate in the on-call schedule
  • Support admission to care: Perform comprehensive and problem-focused histories and physical examinations; perform appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies.
  • Support inpatient care: Assist with surgical procedures in operating room; perform minor procedures on the unit; conduct daily hospital rounds; evaluate post-operative patients; handle discharge planning.
  • Support continuum of care: perform cardiac patient screening; facilitate patient referral to the appropriate physician or agency; and conduct follow-up visits on patients.
  • Administrative/office duties: returning phone calls from patients, handling prescription refills.

  • Reporting:
    • In addition to the supervising Cardiac Surgeon, the PA will also report to a Program Operational Director and Division Chair of Cardiac Surgery, as it relates to administrative items.

    The role may include but is not limited to:
    • Provide clinical/professional leadership within the organization.
    • Support, advise, counsel and educate regarding options, treatments and practices in the delivery of care.
    • Conduct interventions with and/or advocate on behalf of clients.
    • Determine clinical/professional educational needs; provide/coordinate programs and resources.
    • Provide support and interventions to resolve issues and conflicts.
    • Contribute to clinical/professional/personal development through mentoring and coaching.
    • Contribute to the determination of disciplinary or corrective actions.
    • Assess and improve quality of client/system outcomes through evidence-based practice.
    • Conduct and support clinical research and academic initiatives.
    • Assess, develop, implement and evaluate process/practice improvement initiatives.
    • Contribute to and ensure the development and maintenance of policies, procedures, practices and performance standards

    *NOTE - The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive.
    • Must hold U.S. or Canadian BSc (PA), equivalent degree or equivalent experience, or Department of Defense (Military) education/experience.
    • Must be certified by either the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (in the U.S.) or the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada.
    • Must meet the competencies outline by the province in the Defining the Physician Assistant Role in Ontario (
    • Minimum 3 years of PA experience in surgery, trauma, and preferably cardiac surgery.
    • Surgical, trauma, bedside manner, able to make emergency decisions quickly.
    • Demonstrated ability to educate patients and families
    • Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills within the interprofessional care team
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and documentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with all team members
    • Evidence of strong mentoring, teaching, team building, change leadership, organizational and prioritization skills, with the ability to work well in stressful situations
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations and proactively and effectively resolve issues impacting on quality and continuity of care
    • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills
    • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make evidence based decisions
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making skills
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret/participate in research
    • Demonstrated knowledge of computer database and data analysis
    • All relevant Operating Room courses/training
    • Satisfactory criminal reference check required

    The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

    You must manage to fill out the requirements above to apply Physician Assistant - Cardiac. If you have already meet up with the requirements, you can apply over the internet and send your new CV by hitting "Apply Online" button. I hope this information is useful that you can get job you want. If you're not interested with this job, you can read other job informations below.

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