Under the direction of supervising physician, provide primary care to patients of SwedishAmerican Medical Group. Provide case management and coordinate medical care and education of chronic disease patients following SAMG Chronic Disease Management Protocols. Obtain complete medical history and physical data and perform physical exam of patients. Order and interpret diagnostic laboratory tests and radiographic exams as needed to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment plan for routine visits and acute illness. Interpret data to formulate differential diagnoses, develop and initiate treatment plans and follow-up care.
Completion of an ARC-PA accredited master's level physician assistant program.
Licensure in the State of Illinois and certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants required. Mid-level Illinois practitioner controlled substance and DEA licensure required. BLS required and ACLS and PALS as indicated per job requirements.
Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of personalities. Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well with patients, families, physicians and staff within the organizational and community. Excellent verbal, written, organizational and critical decision-making skills required. Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools. At least two years of primary care practice experience preferred.