Neurosurgery Physician Assistant

Job Title: Neurosurgery Physician Assistant
Job ID: 2238277343
Employer: Advocate Medical Group
Location: Downers Grove, IL
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Neurosurgery
New Grads OK? No

Advocate Medical Group (AMG), the largest multi-specialty employed physician group in Illinois, is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our Neurosurgery Department at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. We are ideally seeking a PA with at least 1 year of experience.

Hours: Full Time / Night Shift 7p-7a

*Clinical coverage of all neurosurgical patients
*New patient consults
*Assisting in surgery
*Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and expert clinical judgment in the care of patients with neuro diagnosis
*Work collaboratively with the AMG Neurosurgical and Trauma Teams

Why this role:
*285-bed community hospital
*Recognized for excellence in Neuroscience services and largest health system in Illinois
*Part of an integrated system-level Brain and Spine Institute
*Level I trauma center
*Competitive salary, $1,500 annual CME allowance, and a strong benefit package (medical, dental, vision, 401K, pension, paid time off)

About Downers Grove, Illinois

Downers Grove, Illinois is located in the heart of DuPage County, just 22 miles west of Chicago. Since its founding in 1832, Downers Grove has been a destination for those who want to raise a family, and for those who want to build a business. It is a proud community of 49,000 who have made Downers Grove their home. It is also home to thousands of businesses who benefit from our strategic location and business-friendly environment.

Downers Grove is a premier location for business. We are home to many corporate and regional headquarters. In addition to Class A office parks, Downers Grove has sites for commercial and industrial tenants and opportunities for redevelopment projects. Downers Grove is located in the heart of the I-88 and I-355 corridors. O’Hare and Midway Airports are less than thirty minutes away. Our community is served by three Metra stations, including one in our vibrant downtown. Downers Grove has seven hotels, including two full service hotels. Downers Grove is also home to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, which has the only Level One trauma center in DuPage County.

The Village of Downers Police and Fire Departments, as well as the Emergency Management Team, ensure that our community is safe and well prepared. And the same is true for the Public Works Department, which maintains our streets and infrastructure.

Our community is served by two award winning school districts: Community High School District 99 and Downers Grove District 58. There are 11 elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked our high schools as among the best in the state. There are also several private schools. And Downers Grove is home to the main campus of Midwestern University.

The Downers Grove Park District manages 49 park sites on over 600 acres. In addition, the park district operates the Downers Grove Golf Club and the Downers Grove Recreation Center, and holds events and programs throughout the year. Lyman Woods has over 70 acres complete with hiking trails.
About Advocate Aurora Health

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Now, as the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.

Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.