Provide medical services and contribute to the design and delivery of high quality, cost effective, values- based patient care for our patients and patient care under the supervision of clinic physician(s) and Medical Director.
Perform physical examinations, record medical histories, and formulate accurate diagnoses under physician’s and Medical Director’s supervision. Review patient records. Establish presumptive diagnosis.
Effectively develop and implement patient care treatment plans.
Consult with physician(s) when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment.
Ensure that medical charts, patient billing and related administrative duties are completed in a timely manner.
Ensure that same day care is available to patients with acute illness or minor injuries.
Participate in the development and implementation of clinic policies and procedures.
Maintain current knowledge of medical procedures and treatment, including participating in professional development activities and maintaining professional affiliations.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as assigned.
Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
Provides patient education. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Perform similar and incidental duties as assigned and complete them in a timely manner.
Uses Universal Precautions including personal protective equipment for anticipated contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Completion of an accredited two- (2) year physician's assistant program required.
1 year of Physician Assistant experience preferred.
National certification required.
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
Nursing - Advanced Practitioner/Physician Assistant
WA-Tacoma-Fmg-Neurosurg Nw-Tacoma Clinic
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period
For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...