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Reference #: 2691

Reports to: Senior Clinical Program Director

Start Date: June 3, 2024

St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Salary: 49.33-61.66

Close Date: June 7, 2024

The Physician Assistant is an employee of Unity Health Toronto who reports to the Senior Clinical Program Director. This position works collaboratively within the General Internal Medicine Division in the Medicine Program, with a specific focus on patients being assessed and treated in the Emergency Room to provide advanced care that optimizes patient outcomes and enhances safety, efficiency, effectiveness and accessibility to care for patients that reflects the vision, mission and values of St. Joseph's Hospital.

• Graduation from a fully accredited Physician Assistant Training Program in Canada or the United States
• A member in good standing of the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants
• Certified by the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada of a recognized Physician Assistant Degree program
• Demonstrated knowledge, skills and judgment to implement medical directives
• Current BCLS, ACLS Certification
• Strong interpersonal, communication skills with the ability to speak/read English to effectively perform the essential requirements of the job required
• Excellent organizational skills required
• Effective prioritizing, critical thinking and decision making skills required
• Effective clinical practice, technical and leadership skills required
• Demonstrated proficiency working with computer applications relevant to electronic health records required
• Demonstrated commitment to the visions, goals, Mission and Values of St. Joseph's Hospital required
• Ability to be an effective team member and communicator who motivates and inspires others to deliver optimal quality of care required;
• Ability to promote a fair culture of patient/staff safety that encourages open discussion of issues required;
• Ability to anticipate needs/obstacles and sets realistic goals that lead to optimal results, enhanced patient satisfaction and quantifiable service improvements required
• Ability to work flexible hours and schedule required
• Clinical experience working as a Physician Assistant in a progressive hospital environment and/or acute care setting preferred.

St. Joseph's Health Centre (Unity Health Toronto)