Health First Physician’s Assistant Pain Management in Brevard County, Florida
To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by: providing acute, episodic outpatient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, consultation and education as a certified Physician Assistant, trained in a clinical specialty.
*PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: *
Provides care to patients in a safe environment. Manages acute, episodic outpatient care and health maintenance needs of a dedicated patient population to include: Health assessment, including basic physical and school health examinations. Appropriate use and interpretation of diagnostic testing. Interpretation of physical assessment findings and diagnostic results in determination of accurate differential diagnosis. Development of a plan of care consistent with established clinical protocols. Establishment of appropriate follow-up plan as necessary. Demonstrates competent skills in therapeutic cost-effective pharmacologic administration and management. Collaborates with medical director(s) in development of clinical protocols/procedures for delivery of outpatient care. Participates in departmental CQI efforts and provides support for improvement of identified issues.
Develops and implements formal and informal teaching plans for patients, families, staff and community. Promotes patient/family-informed decision making in treatment plans and options. Facilitates development, implementation and review of standards or practice, policies and procedures, quality outcome indicators, and other designated work projects to enhance patient care.
Participates in departmental CQI efforts and provides support for improvement of identified issues. Completes charting and billable assignments in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program; Masters of Science preferred. Current PA license. Certification by the NCCPA. Pain Management Experience Preferred One year of related clinical experience preferred. Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology. Must be able to pass colorblind testing to perform POC test requiring color change Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider completion card prior to start date and maintain Must be able to speak and understand the English language. Must be able to work with minimal supervision in various outpatient settings; is motivated, self- directed and demonstrates initiative. Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills. Maintains membership in an applicable national professional organization. Participates and promotes public relations events.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Visual acuity and hand/eye coordination to perform clinical tasks. Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must be able to pass color blind test in order to perform those point-of-care tests requiring color changes.
MENTAL DEMANDS: Ability to work in stressful, public contact environment with patients and families of various ages, cultures and socio-economic statuses. Must be extremely flexible and able to work at variable hours and locations. Must be able to recognize own limits and consult a physician regarding patient care issues. Oversees clinical involvement of support associates and volunteers during daily clinic operations. Participates in clinical experience of students. Must be courteous and helpful, treating all people with dignity and respect. Must be able to concentrate on multiple priority activities. Must be able to respond efficiently to emergency situations.
Job: *Physicians Assistant
Organization: *Health First Medical Group LLC
Title: *Physician’s Assistant Pain Management *
Location: Florida - Brevard County
Requisition ID: 053351