Primary Care Physician Assistant

ChangePoint Integrated Health

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

LINES OF AUTHOURITY: This position is supervised by the Primary Care, Supervising MD.

POSITION SUMMARY: To provide medical care, problem solving and encouragement with compassion to our patients.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Adhere to personnel policies and comply with agency requirements for ethical and professional behavior.

This position requires positive and active support of the company, the  customer and the co-worker.

May be required to participate in quality management and quality improvement activities.

Promotes quality and safety to help maintain a safe and pleasant work environment, follows safety regulations, and actively contributes towards a safe workplace.

Prepare and update patient records through our EMR system.

Treat patients for internal medicine ailments, order and interpret lab and diagnostic imaging.

Provide advice on healthy habits and practices for patients based on their current health status.

Prescribe and refill medications as needed.

Perform physical examinations.

Create treatment plans.

Must keep all credentials such as Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card, medical licenses, DEA etc. up to date and current. 

Must be compliant with all training requirements. 

Must comply with all other ChangePoint policies and procedures. 

Perform other duties as may be required by Supervisor, CEO or the Medical Director.

POSITION REQUISITES:

Possess current and unrestricted Physician Assistant License from ARIZONA BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS.

Familiarity with EMR/HER programs.

Confidence to work independently.

Willingness to take over existing patients as well as new patients.

Current Arizona Driver's License

Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance.

Comply with a Drug Free Workplace.

Skills/Abilities:

Able to work within a multi-disciplinary structure.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Able to effectively employ analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to develop professional reports, treatment plans, and other clinical documents in a professional manner.

Comply with policies and regulations, and other applicable state and federal requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Requirements:

Sit or stand for extended period of time.

Visual capacity necessary to fulfill documentation and responsibilities of job

Negative TB test.

Equipment Operation:

Able to operate general office equipment.

Able to operate Company Vehicle.

Environmental Conditions:

Air Conditioned and / or heated office Setting.

Accommodations:

Will accommodate as appropriate and reasonable.

CONFIDENTIALITY LEVEL:

I understand that State and Federal Laws strictly prohibit unauthorized access, use, modification, disclosure or destruction of confidential, sensitive or protected health information. Penalties for violation may include ChangePoint Integrated Health disciplinary action, including termination of employment, and /or criminal or civil action.

I certify that I have read and understand my job description and the above Employee Confidentiality Statement.