Saturday , January 28 2023

Ford Employment – Physician Assistant

Website Ford Motor Company

Job Description:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Ford Motor Company is seeking a well-qualified candidate to provide medical services at the Chicago Assembly Plant’s medical department located in Chicago, IL. Primary responsibility will be to provide direct patient care and medical treatment to employees with work-related injuries and illnesses. In addition, the physician assistant may occasionally provide personal medical care to specific employee groups within the plant. The physician assistant will interact daily with safety professionals, workers’ compensation administrators, human resources, labor relations professionals, and members of management. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate and interact with these individuals, as well as develop relationships of trust.

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Performing within scope of practice in accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement, the individual’s professional level of knowledge and expertise, legitimate legal practice regulations as defined by the Illinois Public Health Code and policies of Ford Motor Company
  • Performing minor procedures such as suturing and foreign body removal (skin, cornea, conjunctiva)
  • Following mutually agreed upon protocols and Practice Guidelines in the delivery of quality care
  • Examining and treating patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with the Chief Physician for the medical department
  • Completing Physical examinations for Pre-employment, Return to work, Medical Surveillance
  • Interacting with Human Resources, Safety, Workers’ Compensation and Labor in the management of injured or ill employees
  • Reviewing health history forms
  • Following-up on abnormal lab results and imaging studies
  • Calibrating spirometer, audio and others as needed (breathalyzer, AED)
  • Assessing, diagnosing, treating and managing occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Reviewing and interpreting x-rays related to occupational injuries
  • Reviewing labs when Chief Physician is not available
  • Performing EKG’s, pulmonary function tests, respiratory fit tests
  • Following guidelines of professional practice in Illinois
  • Reviewing X-ray and MRI results when Chief Physician not available
  • Performing administrative functions such as opening and closing of medical leaves, scheduling of appointments and follow up with outside consultants

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois license OR able to obtain an unrestricted Illinois license by the date of hire
  • Physician Assistant certification (PA-C)
  • 2 or more years’ experience as a Physician Assistant
  • 2 or more years health care experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions areas in – E.G. urgent care, emergency room, or orthopedic settings
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies Experience in Occupational Health or urgent/emergency care
  • Experience in treating WC Injuries, Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Health
  • Adept at managing WC cases including case management skill
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

Job Details:

Company:  Ford Motor Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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