Physician Assistant

  • FastMed

Description

  • FEEL GOOD ABOUT HELPING OTHERS FEEL BETTER
  • Required License: PA-C or FNP-C
  • Required Experience: 2 or more years of practicing experience.

Preferred Professional
Qualifications: Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and/or Primary Care Medicine.

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Provision of medical care to patients entering the urgent care facility
  • Supports the company standards of care
  • Complies with established standards, practices and regulatory requirements
  • Assures the needs of the patient are being met while remaining within the scope of practice as stated in State Statute and by the State Medical Board

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards
  • Comes prepared to care for patients. Supports the company and urgent care site through actions as well as words
  • Interacts with the manager regularly. Keeps manager and medical director informed of concerns and potential liability situations
  • Renders medical care to all patients who present to the urgent care on all assigned shifts. If unable to do so, the physician makes arrangements to have that shift covered and notifies the medical director
  • Arrives at the Urgent Care on the scheduled day at the start of shift and leaves after the clinic closes and the last patient has left the premises
  • Obtains an adequate history and performs an appropriate physical examination for the presenting problem
  • Orders pertinent laboratory and radiographic studies as needed based on the initial evaluation.
  • Makes appropriate therapeutic decisions in conjunction with the patient based on the information gathered
  • Administers appropriate medication or treatment as necessary
  • Completely document the patient encounter in accordance with FastMed documentation norms and signs the EMR
  • Reviews all provider related ques while on shift and completes necessary task and signs diagnostic reports and follows up on patient care as indicated
  • Agrees to participate in periodic Urgent Care staff meetings
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with urgent care standards
  • Abides by Universal Precaution and promotes the use of the precautions
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of patient's medical records and the patient records are treated per FastMeds HIPAA and PHI Policies as confidential information
  • Participates in the development of education programs for the urgent care staff
  • Attends meetings as required
  • Attends education programs as needed
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends
  • Be available and participate in on-call assignments
  • Participates in the orientation, onboarding, and/or training of newly hired personnel
  • Participates in the orientation and/or training of students including but not limited to: Physician
  • Assistants, Medical Assistants, & Other Allied Health Staff
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Professional Qualifications: Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with the state law. Graduate of an approved physician assistant school with a minimum of two years of experience. BLS Certified
  • Preferred Additional Qualifications: Must have previous experience in an urgent care center
  • Minimum Professional
    Qualifications:
    Licensed to practice medicine in accordance with the state law. Graduate of an
    approved physician assistant or nurse practitioner school (masters level or
    above) with a minimum of two years of experience. Applicable NCCPA, AANP, or
    ANCC board certification. BLS Certified.
  • Preferred Professional
    Qualifications: Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and/or Primary Care Medicine.
  • Previous experience in an outpatient medical clinic or urgent care
    center. *NC Physician Assistants licensed prior to June 1, 1994 are not required
    to submit proof of Board certification due to the grandfather clause identified
    under 21 NCAC 32S.0202 (a)(4).*



Additional Qualifications: Understands and values the importance of both a team approach to patient care and conflict resolution in dealing with patients.

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