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Assistant, Physician Medical Group

Primary Location Largo, Maryland Job Number 1108243 Date posted 09/15/2022
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Description:
To provide direct care to patients under the supervision of a physician.


Essential Functions:
- Provides independent patient care services including minor surgery, acute and chronic health problems within the guidelines of established procedures and individual training and experience.
- Assesses health needs of patients, including physical assessment.
- Provides direct patient care in accordance with certification. Uses observation and judgment in evaluating patients, designing and implementing programs of care. This program of care is under the direct supervision of a physician.
- Collaborates with the physician and other clinical staff members to maintain continuity of care.
- Maintains established systems of follow-up for patient care.
- Refers patients to supervising physician or, with physician agreement, to other health/professionals as appropriate.
- Makes telephone evaluations as indicated, as well as giving medical advice and information to patients by telephone where appropriate.
- Participates in developing medical protocols for care which physician's assistant will implement.
- Participates in planning for the delivery of clinical service.
- Participates in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards and established criteria.
- Carries out clinical and administrative procedures that may be promulgated by the Health Plan.
- Participates in training of students.
- Performs other related duties as directed.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- One (1) year of primary care experience is required.
Education
- Graduation from an accredited PA program.
- Bachelor's degree required.
License, Certification, Registration
- State PA certification required.
- AAPA certification required.
- Qualified to obtain license to practice in the jurisdiction to which person is assigned.
- National Provider Identification (NPI) required.
 
Additional Requirements:
- N/A



Preferred Qualifications:
- Two (2) years of primary care experience is preferred.

Primary Location: Maryland,Largo,Largo Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M38|UFCW|Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Largo Medical Center - Orthopedics - 1808 Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.