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Overview


VHS is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant for an Outpatient Clinic in the Las Vegas, NV area!. 



* $60/hr plus Paid Federal Holidays ($62.40 blended rate)

* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays!

* Minimum 1 year contract with possible option to extend

* Medical/Dental/Vision

* Matching 401K!



Responsibilities
Work Schedule: 

Schedule - 40 hours a week; 7:30 to 4:30 with 1 hour lunch 

 

 Job Specific Details and Tasks:


• Provides primary or specialty medical care with the cognizance or supervision of a physician.

• Responsible for a regularly appointed clinic, compatible with workload and, in addition, provide immediate evaluation and management of emergent problems as they occur. Shall have the capability to:

      o Collect and record, in proper format, medical and social historical data appropriate to the patient's condition.

      o Perform a general physical examination.

• May become the primary care manager for a panel of patients. As a PCM, will be the primary person responsible for the management of the health and wellness of assigned patients. Duties include:



• Examination of patients, formulation differential diagnostic plans, defines and orders required diagnostic testing.

• Interpretation of examination findings and test results, and implementation of treatment plans.

• Determines need for consultation and assists in medical care and treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.

• Approving/disapproving subspecialty referrals.

• Answering patient telephone consults with the assistance of clinic staff.

• Providing primary and secondary preventive maintenance care.

• Admit inpatients as per the local MTF instructions.

• Recognize those more complicated cases, initiate treatment (if appropriate), and refer to a higher level of medical expertise for diagnosis and/or treatment.

• Plan and initiate proper treatment within defined privileges and the scope of practice of the facility.

• Identify and report those situations and individual cases which have public health significance and carry out effective control measures.

• Clearly communicate to other health personnel either orally or in writing the findings, diagnosis, and planned treatment regimen.

• Stabilize and manage a patient in a medical or surgical emergency and/or transfer to physician care.

• Determine appropriate means of evacuation of emergency patients, prepare patients for evacuation, and arrange for evacuation support.

• Perform the following blocks: Digital, Local Infiltration, and Intercostal

• Maintain inpatient and outpatient medical records in accordance with MTF procedures.

• Ability to prepare records and reports as required in support of services rendered in accordance with established procedures and utilizing the current medical information systems and electronic health record and the knowledge of outpatient coding and medical informatics. Collect and record, in proper format, medical and social historical data appropriate to the patient’s condition.

• Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used outpatient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent, including dosage calculations as required.

• Ability to clearly communicate to other health personnel either orally or in writing the findings, diagnosis, and planned treatment regimen.

• Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react/respond quickly by communicating with other members of the health care team verbally or overhead paging or via telephone in emergency situations.


Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:



* Education:  Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician. Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), or its predecessors, and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory.



* Experience:  Have at least 24 months of experience as a Physician Assistant within the last 36 months.



* Licensure:  Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse as required in the TO.



* Certification: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants (NCCPA).



* Life Support Certifications: BLS and ACLS by AHA or Red Cross.



* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.



We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LiveYourLife


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Employer: VieMed Healthcare Staffing
Post Date: May 28, 2024
Profession: Advanced Practitioner
Job Type: PA
Specialty: Physician Assistant
Location: Nevada - Nellis Afb
Job Reference: 31471
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