- Full Time
- Salary + Benefits
POSITION SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, provides health care services by performing the appropriate assessment including the history and physical exam, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, and implementing therapeutic treatment measures. Works as an integral part of the clinician staff by participating in meetings as well as other projects committees
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned which may become essential to the position. Take appropriate history and perform physical examination of patients. Order pertinent diagnostics and implement appropriate therapy according to scope of practice guidelines. Obtain supervising physician's consultation when problems presented are outside scope of practice or when unfamiliar with a particular aspect of the patient's care according to the standardized procedures. Communicate effectively with the patients while involved with their health care, including providing appropriate patient education and answering questions as appropriate. Demonstrate competent knowledge in delivering health care to patients through the peer review processes including chart review, by interactions with physician preceptors and by working collaboratively with support and clinical staff. Become an integral part of the clinical staff through participation in medical staff meetings and other committees Willingly perform other duties within the scope of practice as assigned. Responsible for maintaining current licenses to practice medicine. Copies are to be given to human resources. Responsible for providing proof of earned CME hours annually to human resources. Consent to an annual physical in accordance with Title 22. Other duties as assigned by Administration. Maintain professional appearance and behavior while at work.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Adheres to Policies & Procedures Participates in team systems Performs duties ethically Maintains client confidentiality Demonstrates ability to re-prioritize duties as the need arises Uses time efficiently Be responsible for co-worker & client satisfaction Displays flexibility in accepting, changing or carrying out assignments Maintains a neat, clean & safe work environment throughout the facility Performs job duties in a quality manner Maintains professionalism
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience: Must have current certification through a nationally accredited physician assistant or nurse practitioner program, and current license with California licensing board. Must have at least 1 year experience in clinical nursing. Must have knowledge of standard medical practices and processes. Experience in rural community clinic preferred Strong leadership skills beneficial. Certificates and Licenses: California NP license or PA certification. Must have current CPR certification. ACLS, BCLS certification preferred. Current drivers’ license and insurance. Language Ability: Must have intermediate level language skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before individuals, groups or employees of organization. Math Ability: Must have basic math skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.
Reasoning Ability: Must have very high level reasoning skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge basic working knowledge of Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet browsers. Must have working experience with medical management software. Equipment Skills: Must have good working knowledge of standard medical equipment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is an indoor business and medical office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with normal business office, computer, printer and medical equipment noises. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, employee will regularly speak and hear. Employees will frequently stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms. Employees will occasionally walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and smell. Employees will frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employee must use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.