A brief list of the Physician Assistant’s duties will include the following:
Conduct patient assessments, medical histories, and physical examinations.
Order diagnostic tests, such as X-rays and MRI scans.
Assist in the development and implementation of treatment plans, including non-surgical and surgical interventions.
Perform joint injections and aspirations.
Collaborate with orthopedic surgeons in the operating room during surgical procedures.
Provide patient education on orthopedic conditions, treatment options, and post-operative care.
Maintain accurate medical records and documentation.
Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and contribute to patient care discussions.
Assist in managing clinic schedules and patient triage to ensure efficient operations.
Stay current with medical knowledge and advancements in the field of orthopedics.
Education and experience
Graduate of a recognized physician assistant program or equivalent
Successfully passed the Physician Assistant Entry to Practice Certification Examination and hold the CCPA designation
Maintenance of yearly certification including 40 credits of continuing medical education annually
Current appropriate level of life-support training (e.g., BCLS)
Ability to work in an interprofessional healthcare environment
Ability to function collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team and practice in a self-directed manner
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills (French preferred)
HOURS OF WORK:
Permanent Full-time – 37.5 hours per week.
Days with extended tours (11.25 hrs per day), including weekends.
HGH is a bilingual community hospital which has more than 800 employees and 160 physicians, and serves the Prescott-Russell region in Ontario.
With a heritage of over 100 years of quality care delivery, HGH is known for its culture of compassion, spirit of innovation and excellence of care. HGH is now growing and becoming a full-service regional hospital to meet the changing need of the community.
HGH offers to its employees a dynamic clinical environment that promotes a diverse and interdisciplinary professional practice. Our hospital offers access to services among the best in the region, including 40 specialized clinics, in addition to the full range of general care and services. The opportunities for professional challenges and career advancement are diverse and encourage all to excel.
As a pre-condition of employment:
- All new HGH employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Police Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.
- As of now, HGH will require all employees, physicians, learners, contractors and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
At HGH, we are committed to promoting an accessible work environment where all employees and candidates feel respected. We support the principles of adaptation in the workplace. If you need workplace accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or anytime thereafter, please notify a member of the Human Resources team. We will be pleased to assist you and accommodate your needs.