Physician Assistant (Surgery First Assist)

Professional - Clinical

SwedishAmerican / A Division of UW Health


Full Time

Day Shift



The Physician Assistant assist the surgeon with specific intraoperative procedures.  Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental, divisional and Health System initiatives.  Works with other healthcare team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes.  Complies with regulatory agency guidelines.  Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in a caring, considerate and concerned manner.  Willingness to accept responsibility.  Ability to direct ancillary and assistive staff and organize work assignments.  Leadership skills essential to the position.

Graduate from an approved Physician Assistant program.  Certified and licensed as a Physician Assistant

Current Illinois license.  BLS and ACLS required

Experience as a physician assistant - surgical first assist required.