Experience and Skills:
Areas of Responsibility:
- Provide comprehensive primary care to clients of all ages in accordance with standardized procedures and protocols for PA’s
- Provide age-appropriate health education concerning various funding and payment information available in community including but not limited to Healthy Families, Medi-cal, CHDP, CMSP, Fam-pact, BCEDP for patients who are low income and/or medically underserved or medically underinsured
- Participates in MAA coordination and claims Administration, including but not limited to completion of the annual time survey
- Accurately documents all encounters and services provided to PHC patients, including medical history, physician examinations for presenting problems, immunization and injections, specific laboratory test, radiological and other studies
- Provide patient follow-up and referrals as needed
- Provides sensitive, supportive and compassionate care to a culturally and economically diverse population
- Participate in quality improvement activities and meetings
- Participates in providing evening and weekend on-call coverage
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervising physician or Executive Director
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated clinical skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Sensitivity to the needs and situations of a multi-cultural population from a variety of income levels
- Working knowledge of insurance referral and authorizations protocols
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant training program
- Two+ years of experience providing primary care in a family practice setting or one year of PA residency experience required
Licenses and Certifications:
- PA with current California license
- Current certification as a PA
Bilingual in English and Spanish, both written and verbal preferred.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to recognize problems, collect data, and establish facts.
Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Use of a web browser.
Electronic Medical Records.
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, the employee is frequently required to sit ergonomically correctly; use hands to finger, handle or feel, ability to talk and/or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk: reach with hands and arms: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Repetitive motion with word processing and data entry. Heavy phone use.
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 noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.