Physician Assistant - Génétique

Etablissement/Institution:The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, Toronto

Discipline: Génétique

Type d'emploi:Temps-plein

Date de publication:2023-04-06

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Physician Assistant

About SickKids

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world.

As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education.  Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day.

SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest paediatric academic health sciences centres in the world. The Thrombosis Program started circa 1987, evolving to cover both inpatients and patients followed in the clinic since 1995, being the first program of this kind in the world to provide 24/7 clinical coverage exclusively related to children diagnosed with thrombotic disorders.

The PA will work within a multidisciplinary team primarily on the inpatient Thrombosis service under the supervision of Thrombosis staff physicians. The focus will be on the care of children considered at high risk of developing a thrombotic complication, patients newly diagnosed with a thrombotic event, and receiving an anticoagulant. Of note, some of the thrombotic scenarios may be life threatening. In addition to seeing admitted patients, outpatient activity for children on short/long-term anticoagulants, coming to monitor for thrombotic sequelae, or at high risk/seeking counselling for their perceived hypercoagulability will also be part of the clinical duties. The position includes completing detailed clinical assessments of children, implementing medical directives, coordinating acquisition of appropriate investigations, reviewing cases within the medical team, and completing related administrative clinical documentation.

Here’s What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Daily assessment of pediatric thrombosis patients admitted to the intensive care units/wards
  • Complete physical examinations relevant to daily care
  • Evaluation and care of patients in clinic and those receiving care in outpatient thrombosis clinic
  • Implement medical directives for providing are including ordering bloodwork, medications (i.e., anticoagulants/antiplatelet agents), and transfusions
  • Produce clinical documentation and reports using electronic medical record systems
  • Liaise with consultant services
  • Attend relevant Thrombosis patient care and teaching rounds
  • Participate in a customized paediatric thrombosis PA clinical curriculum

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Graduate of a PA program
  • Educational requirement: Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant) BSc PA; MDs or equivalent are not eligible
  • Eligible certification with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants
  • Ability to work in a busy clinical environment with appropriate attention to detail
  • Willingness to work according to our hospital policies and practice thrombosis guidelines
  • Capacity to assist with patient care in a manner that emphasizes quality and safety
  • Respect for patient confidentiality and awareness of issues around age of consent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with children and their family members, as well as members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to recognize clinical scenarios that require immediate attention from the staff physician and other team members
  • Clinical duties are based on shift work, which may vary over time, but necessarily will include some weekend days
  • Proficiency with computers and other office equipment

Employment Type: Full-Time Position, 37.50 hours per/week

Number of positions available: One

Our Commitment to Diversity

The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team.

When requested, SickKids will provide access and inclusion supports to eligible candidates to support their full engagement during the interview and assessment process.  Information received related to access or inclusion will be addressed confidentially.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff.  As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff.  Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon you submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible and no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date, in addition to satisfying any other condition(s) that may be set out in an offer.  If a candidate fails to satisfy this condition (or any other condition(s) set out in an offer), any offer of employment shall be immediately rescinded.

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