In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada's leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Physician Assistant to support our Emergency Department at our Mount Sinai Hospital Campus.
The Physician Assistant (PA) works in the Emergency Department assisting the staff Emergency Physicians on duty and follows the clinical schedule. The PA also participates in orientation and education sessions and may be asked to attend or participate in other activities related to the development of the ED service.
Assists in assessing patients, reviewing with staff physicians to develop a plan of care, performing procedures, providing patient education and counselling, arranging interventions and post-discharge appointments, interacting with other team members and community partners to gather and share information and obtain consultation.
Anticipates patient needs and obstacles. Sets realistic goals for patient care that lead to optimal results, enhanced patient satisfaction and quantifiable service improvements based on evidence-based practice.
Has a strong understanding and knowledge of human rights and diversity issues; fosters a healthy workplace free from discrimination and harassment, is a leader in encouraging and supporting human rights and equity in the workplace.
Promotes a culture of patient/staff safety that encourages open discussion of issues and reporting of incidents.
Models and encourages personal accountability; identifies and uses individual and team strengths to improve results; challenges self and others to meet team goals.
Supports a common team purpose and direction.
Values the unique expertise and contribution of each team member.
Supports team successes and works to resolve issues or concerns by providing an opportunity for dialogue in an open, fair and objective manner.
Models respectful, reflective collaboration.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Successful completion of the Physician Assistant Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution.
Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Previous Emergency Department experience an asset.
Demonstrate good problem solving and analytical skills, creativity and initiative.
Ability to communicate and read using English in order to effectively perform essential requirements of the position.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Sound understanding of, and commitment to patient and family-centered care.
Ability to work independently and as part of the team.
Must work rotational shifts, including weekends.
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history.