Physician Assistant - Emergency Department

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Reference #: 24-13

499 Raglan Street North, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada K7V 1P6

We Offer:
● An experienced, collegial and committed team of emergency physicians, nurses and staff to support you, including social work,
RT, geriatric assessor, imaging, and 24/7 laboratory
● Support of in-house hospitalists, general surgeons, internal medicine, nephrology, anaesthesia, and local back-up ED physicians.
● State-of-the-art equipment including GlideScope, Hi flow O2, Bipap, vents for transfer, bedside US
● X-Ray and CT 7 days a week, and weekday US
● Tertiary care available via air/land: The Ottawa Hospital and CHEO 1 hour east.
● Access to the hospital’s Employee Assistance Program, UptoDate, and Education Fund for CME

● Under supervision of the ER physician and as per the medical directives: perform history and physicals, and develop a plan of
care, order investigations and interpret findings, perform procedures, provide patient education and counselling, arrange
interventions and post-discharge appointments
● Interact with other ED team members and community partners as part of the patients circle of care
● Anticipate patient needs and obstacles. Set realistic goals for patient care that lead to optimal results, enhanced patient
satisfaction based on evidence-based practice.
● Model and encourage personal accountability; support a common team purpose and direction
● Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
● Successful completion of the Physician Assistant Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution.
● Certified through the Physician Assistant’s Certification Council of Canada (PACCC) or National Commission on Certification of
Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
● Membership with the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA)
● Demonstrates good initiative, problem solving and analytical skills
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills
● Sound commitment to patient and family centered care.

Physician Assistant - Emergency Department
Renfrew Victoria Hospital

The Renfrew Victoria Hospital (RVH) is a fully accredited facility located just 45 minutes west of Ottawa. Part of the Renfrew and Area Health Village, RVH provides medical, surgical and complex continuing care as well as extensive ambulatory care with over 30,000 emergency and clinic visits per year.