We have an opening for a PRN (As Needed) Physician Assistant to work at our employer health center located in Grand Island, NE!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
Summary: Under general supervision, provides independent acute and/or routine medical care to a specified out-patient population. May supervise support staff in an out-of-hours or remote clinical setting.
Essential Job Functions
Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations on assigned patients; assesses and treats acute/chronic medical problems and provides direct patient care to a specified patient population.
Assists in providing pre-op and post-op care; writes appropriate orders, including those for narcotics, stimulants, and depressant drugs.
Performs emergency life saving procedures in cases such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, massive hemorrhage, or similar emergencies.
Notifies attending physician on call, house physician on call, or supervising physician regarding any unusual or unexpected events or problems requiring direct physician consultation.
Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the clinic.
Writes progress notes on patients'charts indicating patient status and treatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required.
Provides health education to patients and families; may train and supervise medical residents engaged in specific clinical activities.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
May perform clinical research related to specific operations.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor's degree in a related Technical, Scientific, or Engineering discipline with no previous work experience required.
Certified Physician's Assistant; Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification; certification pending, as documented by temporary certificate.
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to perform medical examinations using standard medical procedures.
Knowledge of primary care principles and practices.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures.
Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, and proper administration.
Knowledge of OR, pre-op and/or post-op procedures.
Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise.
Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories.
Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public.
Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.
Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment.
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions.
Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Premise Health is a leading worksite health company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. With 85 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. Our mission is to engage employ...ees and their families in meaningful ways that change behavior and improve health, so they and their employers can be at their best every day. Premise’ goal is to transform worksite health to improve patient, provider and client experiences.