Physician Assistant - Urology Clinic - Per Diem
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - PER DIEM
Provides Urology services for individuals presenting for care to Sierra View Medical Center's (SVMC) Urology Clinic or Outpatient Clinics in accordance with formal education and clinical training. The participant's skills and talents will be maximized in a progressive care setting with comprehensive technologies and capabilities that advance a full range of urological procedures. Must be able to work closely and collaboratively with urologists in direct patient care, treatment and teaching; assists developing, implementing, and evaluating patient educational material. Contributes to the Sierra View Medical Center Urology Clinic and Outpatient Clinics in a positive manner.
Will elicit detailed patient histories;conduct complete advanced practice provider examinations; thorough documentation of the patient assessment and treatment supporting care provided/urological diagnosis identified. Reaches timely diagnosis, orders appropriate testing/resources for patient care needs, develops and discusses plan of care for patient including counseling of the patient and family on health condition; providing appropriate discharge documentation; educational materials; prescriptions; and referrals to specialists, as needed. Engages customers in a patient centered practice, utilizing patients preferred name, being courteous by recognizing and respecting the individual diversity of every patient and the uniqueness of every patient care event.
The role is supported by general policies and standards of practice; SVMC policies, medical staff by-laws, and regulations as defined by Federal, State, and local government, compliance with Medicare/Medi-Cal/CMS requirements of participation, EMTALA, and the Physician Assistant Board of California. Provides care appropriate for an outpatient, primary care community health center with a multicultural patient population. Required to participate in the development, review, and approval of clinic policies and procedures as a part of active compliance with SVMC program standards.
Matrix Reporting Structure: Reports to Health Clinic Manager/Director as delegated by the VP of Professional Services/Physician Recruitment for administration and operational issues. Secondarily reports to the Urologist/Physician with a dotted line report to the VP of Patient Care Services. Oversight of medical practice is by the Urologist/Physician. "
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Physician Assistant must hold an active and unrestricted Advanced Practitioner license from the Physician Assistant Board of California. Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. ACLS/PALS is preferred. DEA number and other documentation required for credentialing through medical staff services.