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Physician Assistant - 100% Outpatient - Co Car/ Medical Assistant

$1 – $2 yearly

Visiting Physicians Association

Last Updated: 7/03/22

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Job Description

The Physician Assistant we seek are those who have directly related experience in home health, geriatrics, hospice and primary care. The Nurse Practitioner who wants to practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees performance of assigned Medical Assistant
  • Takes history, examines, determines diagnoses and treats scheduled patients
  • Provides written documentation of patient visit, per NCQA standards
  • Takes patient vital signs, as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to obtain
  • Performs phlebotomy (Venipuncture only), as necessary, if Medical Assistant is unable to complete draw. Performs injections and/or immunizations. May perform ECG, Holter and/or Pulse Oximetry occasionally
  • Instructs patients/caregivers on proper medication and treatment regimens
  • Performs minor surgeries as necessary, limited to I&D, removal of foreign body, suture removal, minor lacerations, minor aspiration
  • Works with Patient Care Coordinator to assure orders and referrals are properly/timely placed
  • Communicates with patients, caregivers, agency nurses, other providers and vendors as necessary to assure proper diagnosis and treatment
  • Performs all clinical duties while observing OSHA Universal Precautions
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Attends required meetings and in-services and participates in committees, as requested
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional licenses and affiliations
  • Performs related work as required

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Active CPR Certification
  • Licensed as a NP in the State where VPA office located
  • BLS certified
  • Federal DEA License/eligibility
  • Geriatric training/experience preferred

Here is what you can expect from us

* Competitive Base Salary -with a potential quarterly incentive pay of $5k
* Annual ACO Shared Saving BONUS
* Comprehensive benefit package including 401K with match
* Annual stipend for CME and license/association dues
* UpToDate for your tablet and company phone
* A+ rated malpractice coverage with tail coverage

Additional benefits

* No holidays, no hospital rounds
* Minimal call responsibilities
* Less than 10 patients per day
* Medical Assistant
* Company Car w/ Driver

Company Details

Troy, Michigan, United States