QuarterLine Physician Assistant in Edwards AFB, California
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Edwards AFB, CA - Edwards AFB, CA
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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