QuarterLine Physician Assistant in Edwards AFB, California

Physician Assistant

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Physician Assistant



Job Location

Edwards AFB, CA - Edwards AFB, CA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Master's Degree

Salary Range


Travel Percentage


Job Shift


Job Category

Health Care


QuarterLine is currently a seeking an Physician Assistant to join our team at Edwards Air Force Base in California. This position comes with competitive compensation and benefits package, including: 3 weeks of paid leave; 10 paid federal holidays; medical, dental and vision insurance; and a 401K plan with employer match.


  • Be agraduate Physician Assistantqualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician.

  • Be agraduate of a Physician Assistant Training Programaccredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARCPA), or its predecessors, and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory.

  • Certification as a Physician Assistantby the National Committee on Certification Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required.

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

Job Duties.These duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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:

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Work Environment and Schedule:

  • You will be working in a military treatment facility. Must work on site Monday through Friday, 40 hours/week. Must be on the premises to perform the job. The environment is fast-paced and multifaceted, with conditions and duties that can change quickly throughout a shift.

QuarterLine Consulting Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, QuarterLine is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.

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