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PA Walk IN Clinic Job
Date: Oct 9, 2013
Location: St Paul, MN, US
|Job Title:||PA WALK IN CLINIC
|Site Overview:||Clinics - RI (Physicians) - HealthEast Clinics are the East Metro’s premier primary care network. The medical staff includes more than 170 physicians as well as numerous certified nurse midwives. Our adult, pediatric and geriatric nurse practitioners round out a compassionate and experienced team of nurses and other support staff. Our clinics span the St. Paul area with 14 different sites and focus on providing prompt, personalized patient care with same day access for acute services. Our network size and diversity allows us to offer a full range of services for patients of all ages, including family practice, pediatrics and internal medicine.
|Department Overview:||WALK IN CLINIC
|Work Location:||Grand Avenue Clinic
|Job Category:||Physicians & Mid Level Practitioners
|Specific Area of Interest:||Urgent Care
|Shift:||Day / Evening Rotation
|Authorized Hours - Minimum:
Per Two Weeks
|Authorized Hours - Maximum:
Per Two Weeks
(For Example: 7:00am-3:30pm
or Every other weekend)
& Major Responsibilities
|Examines, diagnoses and treats patients of all ages, for acute injuries, infections, illnesses and counsels patients and families about acute and chronic conditions or concerns. Formulates a differential diagnosis. Prescribes and administers medications, therapies, suturing and splinting. Orders lab and imaging tests to determine issues and manages an immediate treatment plan and provides advice on follow up. Refers appropriate tertiary care to specialists or to the Emergency Department. Refers routine health care visits, check-ups and immunizations to the patient’s primary care physician. Partners with physicians in overall patient care management and consults according to collaborative agreements and licensing requirements. Collaborates with the Clinic team at respective sites and facilities to provide a high quality, high satisfaction patient experience.
Physically present at designated clinic(s) and/or hospital(s) to see, diagnose, and treat patients per schedule established by Supervising physician, Site Medical Director or designee.
Examines patients, formulates differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing. Treats children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns. Operates on patients to remove, repair, or improve functioning of diseased or injured body parts and systems. Interprets examination findings and test results, and implements treatment plans.
Collects, records, and maintains patient information, such as medical history, reports, and examination results. Provides timely, accurate, and complete documentation of medical services in the medical record, both in clinic and in the hospital.
Complies in all respects with the medical bylaws and rules and regulations of all hospital, clinics, and other health care providers at or with which the practitioner maintains membership or clinical privileges, including the acceptance of medical staff committee assignments and consultation requests.
Advises patients, parents or guardians and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention. Explains procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients and parents or guardians.
Prescribes or administers treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury in patients.
Appropriately codes and provides timely completion of all charges and notes representing the professional services rendered to patients, the appropriate level of documentation of such services noted in the patient’s medical record to support such coding, and full compliance with all approved policies and procedures related to such processes.
Attends and participates in special meetings as called for by the HMRI leadership, the site “clinic” manager, or the Site Medical Director. Meets regularly with Clinic Manager or Supervising physician to establish goals, address clinic issues, and formulate and implement strategies.
Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Masters degree. Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program and successful completion of the PANCE exam for Physician Assistant Certification. Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. State of Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Physician Assistant Registration. Possession of, or ability to obtain, and appropriate, valid CPR certificate. Ability to meet the requirements to prescribe medications including active DEA registration certificate.
1 to 3 years experience required
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Patient education - Provides patient educational information appropriate to patients developmental level, learning needs and readiness, cultural values and beliefs;
Patient safety - Integrates practices that support safety, acknowledges variations in the population served, and prevents harm to patients, families, other employees or themselves;
Professional practice - Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, qualities and characteristics of a professionally licensed employee. This includes but is not limited to the current Scope and Standards of Practice, Policy Statement and Code of Ethics;
Evaluates - Evaluates progress towards attainment of goals or outcomes;
Safe medication admin - Administers medications following policies & using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations;
Care planning - Identify expected outcomes and develops individualized plan of care.
Treatment planning - Identify expected outcomes and develops individualized treatment plan of care;
Assessment - Collects and analyses data pertinent to patients health or situation;
Care delivery - Implements and coordinates care following identified plan;
Customer service - Commitment to customer service by providing professional, courteous, accessible, timely and knowledgeable service.
|If Temporary, Start Date:|
|If Temporary, End Date:|
|Position Status:||Part Time
|Employee Referral Bonus Eligible:||No
Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
Job Segments: Clinic, Geriatric, Medical, Patient Care, Medical Lab, Healthcare
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