Physician/Clinical Assistant - #110677

Prairie Mountain Health


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Brandon, MB
Contract type: Full time
QUALIFICATIONS
* For a Physician Assistant - Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant educational program
* For a Clinical Assistant - Must hold a degree in Medicine from a nationally approved Faculty of Medicine and must meet CPSM registration requirements
* Eligibility to be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
* Flexible with superior organization skills and ability to work efficiently to prioritize multiple, competing tasks in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
* Ability to show sound judgment and discretion, make decisions and take initiative while working with confidential patient information and patient inquiries.
* Superior work ethic, professionalism and reliability.
* Commitment to high standards in patient care and knowledge of safe work practices.
* Above average written/oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively communicate factual information and detailed explanations.

Our Physician/Clinical Assistants participate as key members of our collaborative team of Physicians, Nurses, Residents and other support members. Principle responsibilities will include providing initial mental health assessments and investigation/treatment, as well as limited physical examination responsibilities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a novel approach for health care extenders specifically Physician Assistants/ Clinical assistants in the province of Manitoba. PMH looks forward to collaborating with the person successful in this application and in effort for further innovation and for providing health services in this region.

The PA/CA’s practice setting will be institutional at Brandon Regional Health Centre. There the PA/CA will be involved in the assessment and care of patients in the inpatient units under the Department of Hospitalists.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  1. Conducting patient interviews;
  2. Taking medical histories;
  3. Performing physical examinations;
  4. Ordering and interpreting tests and diagnostic imaging;
  5. Diagnosing and treating illness;
  6. Developing management plans;
  7. Consulting specialist services;
  8. Performing procedures;
  9. Counselling on preventative health care;
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Prairie Mountain Health encompasses the southwestern quarter of the province, from the Saskatchewan border to the western shores of Lake Manitoba and from the US border to the northern tip of Lake Winnipegosis. We offer a wide variety of lifestyle and employment opportunities. Included in our borders are Riding Mountain National Park, the International Peace Gardens, as well Turtle Mountain, Duck Mountain, and Spruce Woods Provincial Parks. From notable golf courses to pristine lakes for boating and fishing, recreation activities are unlimited. Brandon and Dauphin are the two major cities that supply retail, medical, educational and cultural resources with populations of approximately 60,000 and 8,000 respectively with a total catchment area of 200,000.

Brandon University has a significant reputation in music, general arts and science programs with affordable tuition and smaller classroom sizes for more direct learning. Assiniboine Community College is home to the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts. Brandon Regional Health Centre is also a satellite program site for the University of Manitoba Medical School and promotes on site learning in the Brandon Hospital.

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