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Pediatric Physician Assistant

Company: Kindcare Pediatric Center
Location: Passaic
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for a full time or part time pediatric Physician Assistant to join a growing and stable private practice located in northeastern, New Jersey. We offer a friendly and caring environment and an excellent supportive team. Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred and NJ license is a must. SALARY negotiable, based on experience and knowledge, along with other incentives. Working schedule includes days, evenings, Saturdays and hospital rounds when needed. EMR system in place: currently utilizing Eclinicals Works. Please contact office manager: Evelyn de la Cruz for further informationDUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides comprehensive examination, screening, health education, and treatment of patients within scope of practice using a systematic approach to history and physical appraisal of the patient.Examines the patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.Administers or orders diagnostic tests and interprets test results for deviations from normal.Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, and managing infections,.Develops and implements patient comprehensive management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.Prescribes drugs according to licensed prescriptive authority, dispenses supplies and prescribes other treatments (e.g. physical therapy) to aid in the management of acute and chronic health problems.Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.Establishes a collaborative relationship with other medical providers and specialists; determines need for consultation and assists in medical care treatment provided at the direction of other specialists.Documents and maintains patient records of services provided according to program standardsParticipates in education of graduate nursing students as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESKnowledge and skills for the provision of direct patient care in the practice of primary health care.Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to patient care and to community health centers.Knowledge of the structure and function of community health centers.Skill in communicating effectively with patients and their families.Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, patients and the publicAbility to multitask and solve problems while maintaining a calm demeanor.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Graduation from an accredited physician assistant program, with advanced skills in physical assessment and PA Certification.Licensure/Certifications RequiredMust be licensed as a registered Physician Assistant in the state of New JerseyState of New Jersey licensureCurrent DEA registration and Controlled Substances licensure (preferred)Basic Life Support (BLS) (or within 3 months of hire)Work Experience1-5 years clinical experience in the practice of Pediatric Medicine or Family Medicine

Keywords: Kindcare Pediatric Center, Passaic , Pediatric Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Passaic, New Jersey

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