Physician Assistant, Orthopaedics UCM Care Network

Company University of Chicago Medicine Care Network, LLC
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/6/2024 4:22 PM)
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Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA), Job, UCM Care Network   

Join a patient centered, collegial, supportive, and friendly team whose mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine Medical Group takes pride in supporting motivated providers in delivering outstanding care in the community  


UChicago Medicine Medical Group seeks an exceptional Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) for Flossmoor and Ingalls Memorial Hospital location in Harvey, Illinois.  


Orthopedic Physician Assistant (PA) Roles and Responsibilities  

  • Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams. 
  • Formulates a treatment plan for Orthopedic problems within scope of practice.  
  • Implements therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate.  
  • Exercises judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals. 
  • Orders, collects, and performs appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies. 
  • Assists in surgery and conducts hospital, rounds and writes orders. 
  • Evaluates and clarifies clinical conditions, formulates and implements a treatment or therapeutic plan for hospitalized patients, dictates discharge summaries, histories and physicals. 
  • Orders, prescribes and administers medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other Orthopaedic devices as may be allowed by state legislation. 


Required Skills and Qualifications  

  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physician Assistant Programs. 
  • Physician Assistant in Medicine, Licensed (IL). 
  • A minimum of two years of orthopedic experience is preferred.  


Opportunity Highlights  

  • Position is a full-time opportunity including working inpatient and outpatient setting. 
  • Become part of an experienced and clinically exceptional team. 
  • Excellent benefits – Medical, dental, retirement, time off, CME allowance. 
  • Competitive compensation with incremental paid shift opportunities. 

About UChicago Medicine Medical Group 

  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is aligned with The University of Chicago Medicine. With a history dating to 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic health system with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and the suburbs 
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is growing rapidly, to bring the forefront of medicine to communities throughout Chicagoland 
  • We support physicians in providing outstanding care in the community 
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group's outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout Chicago and surrounding suburbs  



Interested candidates please contact:

Kayla Scheiding

UChicago Medicine Medical Group is comprised of UCM Care Network Medical Group, Inc. and Primary Healthcare Associates, S.C. UChicago Medicine Medical Group providers are not employees or agents of The University of Chicago Medical Center, The University of Chicago or UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial. 

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire 


Why Join Us

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We are an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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