Premise Health Physician Assistant (PA) in Santa Maria, California
We have an opening for a Full-Time Physician Assistant to work at our new employer health center located in Santa Maria, CA!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician
Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, provides home-going instructions, and assists in provision of continuity of care
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, and health maintenance
Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems and health care needs
Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient's condition
Provides written home-going instructions
Collaborates with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary
Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures
Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment
Maintains medical records (In some health centers it may be using Electronic Medical Record software)
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university PA Program required; Master's Degree preferred
At least three years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice or emergency department setting
Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the state or jurisdiction of practice National Certification with NCCPA
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred
Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for medical provider is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
Appropriate certification to write prescriptions under the authority of the Medical Director
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.