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Physician Assistant

Come work for one of the fastest growing Urgent Care companies in the Northeast, PhysicianOne Urgent Care. Founded in 2008, to help make life easier by providing convenient and cost-effective care, the Company currently operates a network of eighteen Urgent Care centers in Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts. We’re proud to be the first and only physician-owned urgent care center in Connecticut to be certified and accredited by the Urgent Care Association of America.

We are a hard-working team that is relentless in building a great company focused on patients, culture, and performance. We are currently looking to add new Advanced Practitioners to our Medical Staff.

CLINICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides the following in collaboration with physicians:

Physical Assessment:  The history, physical examination, assessment and plan remain the four major components of the initial evaluation of each patient in the clinic.  Each physician assistant is responsible for the following elements:

  • Obtaining history of present illness in a concise manner
  • Reviewing and obtaining past medical history, social history, family history, and review of systems
  • Performing an appropriate physical examination
  • Ordering and interpreting laboratory and radiologic testing when needed
  • Obtaining records and relevant data in the process of patient evaluation
  • Developing an orderly impression and differential diagnosis for patient complaints/concerns
  • Developing an orderly plan for care based on clinical impressions and evidence based medical guidelines
  • Prescribing medications in accordance with Connecticut State and Federal laws/guidelines
  • Consulting with other medical providers when appropriate
  • Referring to appropriate specialists when necessary
  • Stabilizing patients with high acuity medical issues, within the capability of the clinic, and arranging for emergent transport to the nearest emergency department

Key Knowledge Areas: Several key knowledge areas and disease states commonly present in the urgent care setting. The physician assistant must have a good working knowledge including clinical presentation, evaluation, and treatment of the following disease states, across all age groups:

  • Chest Pain & Cardiac Complaints
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Pain
  • Fractures & Sprains
  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Asthma & COPD
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Pelvic Infections
  • Abscess Care
  • Lacerations & Burns
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Headaches
  • Rashes & Skin Infections
  • Eye Infections & Injuries
  • Other

 

Procedural Skills: Clinical procedure skills each physician assistant must be qualified to perform. Basic skills include:

  • Venipuncture and peripheral line placement
  • Preparation and administration of subcutaneous, intravenous and intramuscular medications
  • Dressing changes and wound management
  • Administration of local anesthesia
  • Application of splints
  • Incision and drainage of simple abscesses
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Suturing of simple wounds or lacerations
  • Removal of sutures or staples
  • Emergency procedures including ACLS and PALS, deemed necessary to sustain life or limb until EMS leaves the facility
  • Other skills as noted in PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s Delineation of Clinical Privileges document.

Documentation, Coding and Billing:  All patient visits must be documented, coded and billed appropriately per PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s guidelines.

  • All components of the history, physical exam, impression and plan must be well documented in the electronic medical record system for each patient visit. Office visits should be completed and signed off within 72 hours of the patient encounter. Laboratory and radiology results reviewed must be signed, dated, and scanned into the electronic medical record system. Phone conversations involving patient care must be documented in the electronic medical record system.
  • At each visit, based on the work performed and using the electronic medical records system’s coding tool, the appropriate billing code should be chosen for the visit.  All procedures performed should be documented with the appropriate billing codes selected.

Medical Staff Code of Professional Behavior: Includes guidelines for interpersonal relationships, clinical practice, and the physician assistant’s relationship with PhysicianOne Urgent Care.

  • Refer to PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s Medical Staff Code of Professional Behavior document.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comply with all HIPAA regulations to maintain patient rights to privacy
  • Preserve each patient’s dignity at all times
  • Understand and promote PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s values, goals, strategies, and overall vision
  • Help other employees to accomplish the PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s goals
  • Promote harmony, teamwork, leadership, and good supervisory/employee relations through example
  • Participate in orientation, training, and staff development programs
  • Participate in all emergency and disaster recovery plans as directed

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES

Maintain the following licenses and certifications:

  • Physician Assistant State License
  • Connecticut Controlled Substance Registration
  • Federal DEA Registration
  • Current certification by a national organization as a physician assistant
  • PALS and ACLS Certification
  • NRCME Certification

 

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Come work for one of the fastest growing Urgent Care companies in the Northeast. Founded in 2008, to help people enjoy life by providing convenient and cost effective care, the company plans to open clinics throughout the Northeast.

We are searching for bright and passionate people who are excited to make an impact from day one and grow with the company and take on greater responsibility over time. We are collaborative, hard-working team players that welcome challenges and rise to any occasion.

Everyone at our company has a voice – we want to hear yours!