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Physician Assistant

Livingston Community Health
3.6 out of 5
Merced, CA 95340
$141,000 - $195,000 a year - Part-time, Full-time
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Location

Merced, CA 95340

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

A successful Physician Assistant must be passionate about healthcare and want to make a difference in the lives of others while acting as a mission-driven catalyst to help Livingston Community Health deliver the best quality of care and excellent service to our patients and their families.

The Physician Assistant is primarily responsible for providing medical services to patients of Livingston Community Health.

Essential Functions:

  • Delivers direct patient care for at least 40 hours during a normal workweek and documents clinical notes.
  • Responsible for the demonstration and utilization of the highest standards of medical ethics at all times.
  • Participates in clinical policy and procedural development.
  • Attends all Staff and Continuous Quality Improvement Meetings.
  • Provides Saturday coverage as needed, at least once a month.
  • Observe all Livingston Community Health protocols and policies.
  • Shares on-call with other clinicians.
  • Completes documentation within 24 hours of visit, labs signed day received, and paperwork signed twice per week.
  • Other duties as assigned by CMO.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Current valid license to practice medicine in California and DEA registration.
  • Graduation from an accredited Physician’s Assistant school.
  • Working experience in the practice of medicine as a Physician Assistant.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles, practice, and techniques in the physician’s specialty.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Is medically cleared for communicable diseases and has all immunizations up-to-date before engaging in direct patient contact.
  • Broad knowledge base of physical, mental, and social needs of our underserved population.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards, infection control, and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Consistently demonstrates safe and accurate technical skills.
  • Management and leadership.
  • Skilled in identifying problems and recommending solutions.
  • Able to effectively prepare and maintain electronic medical records, write reports, and respond to correspondence.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to work with ethnically diverse populations.
  • Ability to apply creative problem-solving skills to the complex issues that arise.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, staff members, and family caregivers in a pleasant, patient, and professional manner.
  • Well organized, dependable, flexible, and resourceful.
  • Computer skills required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $141,000.00 - $195,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Clinic

Medical specialties:

  • Primary Care

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • Master's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Physician Assistant: 2 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Punjabi (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Physician Assistant License (Required)
  • DEA Certification (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Merced, CA 95340: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person