The Physician Assistant is an Allied Health Professional who functions dependently under the direction of an attending physician and may be involved with patients in any medical setting for which the attending physician is responsible at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago.
Obtains and records appropriate and accurate medical histories.
Performs and records comprehensive physical examinations.
Orders diagnostic tests based on established guidelines which are signed and dated by the Physician Assistant.
Makes presumptive diagnosis and implements treatment plan per guidelines.
Manages medical problems per guidelines
Promptly reports any substantive changes in the patient condition to attending physician.
Promptly reports to attending physician any anticipated decisions that would exceed guidelines.
Holds responsibility for all requirements necessary to maintain a valid license including re-certification and continuing education requirements.
Maintains continuity of care with attendings, residents, fellow physician assistants and students.
Graduate of an NCCPA approved PA program
Successful completion of the NCCPA examination
Physician Assistant License in State of Illinois
CPR, ACLS, PALS certification- required within 90 days
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility on
Chicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for
adults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed and
accredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.
Our therapists see patients through the entire c...ontinuum of care, from acute inpatient admissions at
Mount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We also
have a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides both
therapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.
Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitive
and psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized care
plan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatment
gyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winning
therapeutic roof top garden.