Hours of Work:
Rotating Shifts & Extended Hours
Time of Day:
Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays, On-Call
7.5hr, 8hr, 10hr, 12hr
Temporary Assignment - approximately 52 weeks
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton is a teaching affiliate of McMaster University, and a tertiary referral center for Central South Ontario offering services on three main sites including St. Joseph's Hospital (Charlton Campus), the Centre for Ambulatory Health Services (King Campus), and the Centre for Mountain Health Services (West 5th Campus).
With the highly respected Postgraduate GIM inpatient-teaching program and an array of outpatient clinics, the program is comprised of almost 150 inpatient beds and provides a broad scope of patient acuity and complexity. St Joseph’s Hamilton is a busy academic teaching hospital that supports interprofessional learning for multiple health professional programs, including PA students, medical students, nursing, and others.
Working with the General Internists, various clinical specialties, Nurse Practitioners, allied health and nursing, the Physician Assistant role is critical to optimal patient care and efficient flow. The successful applicants will work under the direct supervision of General Internal Medicine Physicians and will provide a broad range of medical care.
QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS
Graduate of an accredited Canadian or US PA training program
Certification (CCPA or PA-C) or eligible for certification through the PA Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) or United States (NCCPA)
Preference given to Internal Medicine or hospitalist experience
Demonstrates superior communication skills
Demonstrates support for the Mission Statement of St Joseph’s Healthcare
Able to work effectively in a multidisciplinary healthcare team environment and independently within their scope of care
Willing to work a mix of daytime, evening, overnight, weekend or alternative hours as needed
Will bring energy and enthusiasm to this position
All positions will comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. We foster a culture of patient and staff safety.