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Physician Assistant (Oakdale) - Full Time

Location: Oakdale, CA

Job Description

The Physician’s Assistant, under the Providers direction is responsible for performing medical examination, diagnosis common medical conditions, managing stable phases of chronic illness, coordinating health management and assisting the clinic provider in delivering care to patients.  The Medical Director supervises the Physician’s Assistant under the delegation of services agreement (DSA). This position may also function independently performing off-site physical examinations.

  1. Under the Providers direction, provides primary care services to clinic patients including prescribing, dispensing or transmitting medications in accordance with Delegation of Services Agreement (DSA).
 
  1. Provides general counseling, guidance, and health instructions to individual patients and family members.
 
  1. Participates in the monthly medical staff meetings as required.
 
  1. Assists the Medical Director and staff physicians in organizing and implementing appropriate quality assurance activities.
 
  1. Works independently with minimum on-site supervision.
 
  1. Functions as part of a team in the provision of patient-care and performance of daily activities.
 
  1. May be assigned to work in any department according to OVHD policy.
 
 
  1. Performs physical examinations off-site utilizing designated employer examination guidelines.
 
           

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician’s Assistant Training Program at an accredited institution
Knowledge and understanding of customs and beliefs and needs of a consumer group(s) served
High School graduate or equivalent required.
 
Minimum Experience/Skills:
One (1) year experience as a Physician Assistant
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Able to record information accurately in English
Bilingual (English/Spanish), written and verbal, preferred
 
Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
Current California Certification as a Physician’s Assistant
Masters level preferred or equivalent
Current AHA BLS