Physician Assistant (2988)
- Posted: over a month ago
- $127,840 to $143,820 Yearly
Provide primary medical care to all Bay Area Community Health (BACH) patients following clinic protocols and policies. Perform medical examination and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up consultation and request referrals for specialist services, labs and tests as necessary. Identify, evaluate and address disease prevention and health promotion issues for patients while administering quality care. Educate patient and/or family about preventive care, medical issues, diagnosis and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. Maintain legible, accurate and confidential medical records in compliance with state regulatory standards and clinic policies and procedures. Work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral. Work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Under the general direction of the Clinical Director, the Physician Assistant performs a variety of complex, professional, analytical, and confidential Clinical Services. Duties include:
- Perform medical examination and evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up consultation and health education following BACH clinical policies and procedures.
- Identify, evaluate and address disease prevention and health promotion issues for patients while administering quality care.
- Educate patient and/or family about preventive care, medical issues, diagnosis and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
- Request patient referrals for specialty services, labs and tests as necessary.
- Maintain legible, accurate and confidential medical records. Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment outcomes, education, referrals and consultations in compliance with state regulatory standards and clinic policies and procedures.
- Demonstrate commitment to, and understanding of, BACH’s Behaviors for Success and GUEST (Customer Service Model), by modeling customer service excellence in all internal and external relationships and in the performance of all duties and responsibilities. Monitors staff and notifies Administrator when training and/or counseling are needed to meet customer service expectations.
- Work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allow for consultation, collaboration or referral.
- Work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends, as necessary.
- Participate in planning programs and development of health policies and procedures; health promotion, education and/or prevention programs.
- Participate in staff conferences and health center's continuous quality assurance and peer review programs.
- Attend workshops, training and meetings as needed, and as requested.
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required education, experience, training
- Physician Assistant License
- Basic Life Support Certificate (CPR)
Preferred education, experience, training
- Bachelor’s Degree in Health related field
- One year of directly related experience
- Community or Public Health experience
- Current California Physician Assistant license.
- State Office of Family Planning Certificate, if working in family planning program.
- Current Basic Life Support Certificate (CPR).
- Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
- Access to reliable transportation.
Critical Success Factors in this role include: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- The ability to work and act independently, and to make and carry out decisions under appropriate supervision.
- The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead teams and projects, and work collaboratively.
- Maintaining confidentiality and HIPAA compliance.
- Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail.
- Excellent customer service and client services philosophy in all interactions.
- Appreciation and respect for working with and serving a diverse population.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Power Point, Excel, Word or equivalent software products.
- The ability to investigate and analyze information, draw conclusions and problem solve.
- The ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Travel locally to visit other sites, may require a day or overnight trip to attend events; workload may be demanding at times; require professionalism and confidentiality.
This position requires:
- Sitting, walking, and standing associated with a normal medical/clinical office environment.
- Regular bending and stretching; and lifting.
- Manual dexterity used to include, but not limited to, standard office equipment, and computer keyboard.
- Traveling to work sites including some exposure to outside elements.
- Presenting information in front of a group.
- Reading and writing in order to review records for accuracy.
- Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment.
- Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 20 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day.
- Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
- Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
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