Physician Assistant, Full-time, PECM Job in Canada

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Job title: Physician Assistant, Full-time, PECM

Company: Quinte Health Care

Expected salary: $42.8 – 52.24 per hour

Location: Belleville, ON

Physician Assistant, Full-time, PECM Job Details:

Job Number:





$42.80 – $52.24/Hour

Job Title:

Physician Assistant, Full-time, PECM

Job Status:

Permanent Full Time




QHC Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital

Job Category:

Physician Assistant Careers

Number of Positions:


Date Posted:

July 6, 2023


8 hour days, weekends may be required

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH) is located in extraordinary Prince Edward County, which is surrounded by 800km of shoreline and is home to world-renowned Sandbanks Provincial Park. Prince Edward County, known to locals as ‘The County’, is bustling with artists, entrepreneurs, farmers, winemakers, chefs, and nature lovers. Whether you enjoy a day at the beach, cycling along farm-lined roads, enjoying a glass of wine and a wood-fired pizza, bird watching, camping, or simply strolling to shops and restaurants, ‘The County’ provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxed lifestyle, close to the amenities of a larger city in Belleville.PECMH, which sees more than 40,000 patients each year, is being rebuilt as a leading edge facility, equipped to meet today’s standards of exceptional care. The new hospital is anticipated to open in 2027 and will continue to offer a range of services including 24/7 emergency care, various outpatient clinics, diagnostic imaging (with CT being added in the new hospital), endoscopy, dialysis and palliative care. The hospital works closely with Prince Edward County Family Health Team, the other Quinte Health hospitals, and regional health centres, to serve the community together.When you work at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, you are part of a family of health care providers who know each other’s names, celebrate milestones together, and work collaboratively to provide incredible patient care to residents and tourists alike.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Physician Assistant who is a highly skilled healthcare professional educated in the medical model who will work under the supervision of a registered physician in the emergency department and Inpatient Medicine Unit at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The Physician Assistant needs to have the knowledge, skills, and experience to work in collaboration as part of the inter-professional team. There is an expectation the physician assistant will be involved in quality improvement, data tracking, staff development, and resource management strategies working towards excellent patient care. In an administrative and clinical context, reporting to Patient Services Manager, Medical Director, and Program Director, Professional Practice.


  • Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA) Certificate of Registration in good standing or eligibility,
  • CAPA Interest Group relative to area of work,
  • Accredited Physician Assistant,
  • Current CPR or BCLS certificate,
  • Certification in ACLS and PALS or obtain within 6 months of the commencement of the position,
  • Minimum 6 months to 1-year Clinical experience in critical care, Medical/Surgical area, or relative clinical pre-graduate experience,
  • Demonstrated ability to support and coach staff in the accomplishment of department goals and initiatives, and
  • Ability to perform all specialized functions in the relative clinical service area (i.e. Delegated Medical Acts.).


  • Supports the physician as an extension of the supervising physician within the physician patient relationship as guided by the supervising physician, performing controlled acts delegated by supervising physician,
  • Performs complete and appropriate clinical assessment along with documentation,
  • Formulates clinical treatment plans,
  • Uses preventative and therapeutic interventions effectively to meet needs of patients,
  • Ensures that members of the health care team and patients are aware of his/her status of Physician Assistant while providing services,
  • Provides leadership, in collaboration with the manager to the patient care team to ensure patient/family focused care within a coordinated integrated care planning model of care,
  • Acts as a resource to the team through clinical expertise and knowledge base related to the medical/clinical needs of patients. Incorporates evidence based practice to support clinical decision making,
  • Assists in day to day problem solving within and across the services, in collaboration with the team,
  • Ensures he/she has the necessary knowledge, skill and judgment to perform any act that has been delegated,
  • Assists the team to develop continuous quality improvement, utilization management and risk management activities, including implementation of standards and tracking mechanisms, in collaboration with the manager,
  • Provides guidance and direction to coordinate discharge planning and promote patient flow,
  • Develops rapport, trust, and ethical therapeutic relationships with patients, families, and members of the inter-professional team.
  • Promotes and maintains good interdepartmental relationships,
  • Provides and promotes support to student clinical placement assigned to the area along with assisting in the orientation/mentoring of new staff, and
  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.

Physical Demands Analysis


  • Required Occasionally – lifting and carrying average weight 20 pounds and max 50, pushing/pulling average 10-15 pounds and max 30 pounds, patient assist approx. 100 pounds.


  • Required Constantly – standing;
  • Required Frequently – walking, bending/stooping;
  • Required Occasionally – sitting, twisting/turning, bending, crouching/squatting, kneeling; and
  • Required Rarely – balancing, climbing.


  • Required Frequently – forward shoulder movements, gripping/grasping, pinching, neck, elbow, shoulder, wrist and back normal range of motion;
  • Required Occasionally – fine finger movements, shoulder movements (up/down); and
  • Required Rarely – foot action.

Equal Opportunity

Quinte Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Our Recruitment process follows the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act in order to provide a fair and equitable process for all candidates. Applicants requiring accommodation through the recruitment/interview process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at 613-969-7400 x2577 or for assistance.

Quinte Health is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
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