Physician Assistant

Job ID: 17028

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Fayetteville, NC

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location:

Gross Pay: $85.00

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

 

SITE OF SERVICE:

·       Fayetteville VA Medical Center: 2300 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301 

·       Full Time

 

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

·       Education: Bachelors or Masters degree in Physician Assistant Study.

·       Accreditation: Degree must be from an accredited college or university certified by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARCPA).

·       Licensure(s):

o  Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Island.

o  Possess a current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

o  Registration certificate National Provider Identifier (NPI).

·       Certifications: Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

·       Cardiac Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification through the American Heart Association

o  Basic Life Support (BLS)

·       Experience: Three (3) years’ experience as a Physician Assistant within the last six (6) years in a related primary care or ambulatory care setting; government healthcare environment preferred.

·       U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

·       English Language Requirement:  Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

·       Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.

DUTIES:

·       Actively diagnoses and treats our veterans under the direction and responsibility of a supervising physician.

·       Examines patients for symptoms of organic or congenital disorders.

·       Develops and implements patient management plans and assists in provision of continuity of care.

·       Orders and performs diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, laboratory tests, etc. and interprets test results for deviations from normal and provides patient notification and follow up care.

·       Counsel patients on the use of prescription medications, educates patients, assesses mental health issues, and provides routine health maintenance.

·       Evaluates patients’ records from medical providers outside the VA and works with these patients’ utilizing rules set forth by the VA for co-managed care.

·       Completes any and all clinical reminders “due” at the time of each patient visit.

·       Completes documentation of the medical record within 24 hours of a patient encounter.

·       Complies with all VA guidelines in regard to appropriate and timely response to all patient requests, alerts and notifications, consults, orders, lab results, and diagnostic studies.

·       Complies with the VA formulary process and consult protocols.

·       Complies with all VA guidelines in regard to appropriate and timely clinical documentation, including the completion of all encounters by close of business.

·       Complies with all VA and company training requirements.

·       Fulfill compliance requirements of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Joint Commission (JC), Environment of Care (EOC) oversight, lab compliance, and other related items.

·       Remain focused on achieving excellent clinical outcomes through the specified VA guidelines.

·       Must provide excellent customer service to each veteran, both in person and over the phone, as well as to fellow colleagues and clinic visitors.

 

HOURS:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Virtual: This is NOT a virtual position. 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

 

LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

 

Links:

To learn more about LUKE, please visit our website at:

https://lukestaffing.com/

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