Jobs at Ford – Physician Assistant

Website Ford Motor Company

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to legitimate legal practice regulations as defined by the Illinois Public Health Code and policies of Ford Motor Company
  • Review and interpret x-rays related to occupational injuries
  • Conduct Physical examinations for Pre-employment, Return to work, Medical Surveillance
  • Review labs, X-ray and MRI results when Chief Physician not available
  • Follow mutually agreed upon protocols and Practice guidelines in the delivery of quality care
  • Examine and treat patients independently and in autonomous collaboration with the Chief Physician for the medical department
  • Assess, diagnose, treat and manage occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Adhere to guidelines of professional practice in Illinois
  • Review health history forms
  • In accordance with the Collaborative Practice Agreement, accomplish within scope of practice, the individual’s professional level of knowledge and expertise

Qualification & Experience:

  • 1 or more years’ experience as a Physician Assistant
  • 1 or more years health care experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries and conditions areas in – Ex. urgent care, emergency room, or orthopedic settings
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in treating WC Injuries, Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Health
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois license OR able to obtain an unrestricted Illinois license by the date of hire
  • Physician Assistant certification (PA-C)
  • Adept at managing WC cases including case management skill
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies Experience in Occupational Health or urgent/emergency care
  • 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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