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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, Joliet Neurosurgery Clinic, St. Joseph Joliet Medical Center
Presence Health | Joliet, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 16738

Location: Presence St Joseph Med Joliet

Location Address:
333 Madison Street, Joliet, IL  60435-8200 United States (US)


Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Physician Assistant diagnoses conditions, plans and implements interventions and evaluates patient response under the direction of and in collaboration with the attending physician/surgeon. Assists physicians in providing medical care to assigned patients.




  1. Performs a comprehensive physical and neurological examination, providing a detailed and accurate history on patients.


  2. Monitors patients' responses to medical plan of care instituted by the supervising physician.


  3. Performs daily rounds independently or with the attending physician and/or students.  Notifies attending physician/surgeon on-call, house physician on-call, or supervising surgeon regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation.


  4. Performs call backs on patients requiring "triaging/trouble shooting."


  5. Documents progress notes on patients' charts indicating patient status and treatment of procedures performed. Compiles and records detailed narrative case summaries.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience  

Graduate of accredited physician assistant program required.


Three years of related hospital experience preferred.


Computer Skills          


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physician Assistant with a current Illinois License required. National certification with National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) required.

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph MC Joliet
Department Name: J Neurosurgery Clinic

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