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Physician Assistant I (Bilingual), Diabetes Management

Location Baldwin Park, California Job Number 986350 Date posted 08/13/2021
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Description:
Physician Assistants (PA) provide health care services to patients who may have acute episodic conditions or chronic problems, as well as those seeking health evaluation, preventive care and/or education and counseling.  Under physician supervision, Pas provide care in areas within KP in primary care or specialty departments consistent with their educational preparation following the Regional Practice Guidelines and Protocols for Ambulatory and Hospital-Based Practice.  They perform complete physical examinations, including ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic tests and examinations.  Assume on-going responsibility for each patient from discovery of the disorder to recovery.  Diagnose and treat both chronic and episodic disorders including complications of otherwise normal processes.  Establish and document the health care plan and diagnosis, maintain records of each case that are sufficiently complete for any physician reviewing them to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan.  Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members and to customers, contracted providers and vendors.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Collect subjective data (obtain history).
  • Collect objective data (perform a physical exam).
  • Develop an assessment (diagnosis).
  • Develop and implement a management plan.
  • Facilitate the referral of patients to the appropriate health facilities, agencies and resources within the community.
  • Order pharmacologic interventions.
  • Develop and implement an educational plan.
  • Plan for appropriate follow-up care.
  • Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures.

  • Basic Qualifications:


    Experience



    • Minimum one (1) year experience unless specified by department.



    Education



    • Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant Program.

    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.



    License, Certification, Registration



    • Current California Physician Assistant License

    • *National certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) - (*Must be obtained from NCCPA for initial State PA license, need not be maintained).

    • National Provider Identification Number (NPI).



     


    Additional Requirements:



    • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    • DEA Registration Number.

    • BCLS.

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) QBS II required.



     


    Preferred Qualifications:



    • N/A



     



    Notes:



    • Must be available to work Monday - Saturday.



    • Must successfully have passed the bilingual test (within the last 12 months), or be active in the QBS program.



     



    Primary Location: California,Baldwin Park,Baldwin Park Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Sat Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 07:00 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-02|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: West Covina Mental Health - Population Management - 0806 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.