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Physician Assistant (on-site)

Company: Zinnia Health
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: January 26, 2023

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Description: Physician Assistant (on-site)
SUMMARYThe Physician Assistant will be providing professional services via in FL, NJ, or RI treatment centers that focus on Substance Use Disorders and related Behavioral Health conditions. The Company provides services for both inpatient detoxification and residential patients. The PA will be responsible for performing exams, and physicals, ordering tests and treatments and consulting with the clinical team. All services will be documented in the current Electronic Health Record (EHR) in such a way that documents medical necessity, communicates the care delivered, and supports interdisciplinary collaboration and accurate billing of services.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES* Provide daily and weekly medical assessments for patients.* Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of therapeutic and evidence-based treatment.* Discuss and review the role of anti-craving medications for relapse prevention.* Request any necessary laboratory studies on clients as determined by the results of the assessment.* Provide individual/group treatment and medication management to clients taking psychiatric medications.* Discuss cases with the medical director and/or psychiatrist, and licensed clinical team and/or other team members to ensure coordination of comprehensive client care plans.* Submits health care plans and goals of individual clients for periodic review and evaluation by quality control teams, utilization review, and physician/administrative leadership.* May refer clients to the physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.* Handles crisis intervention and counseling.* Knowledge of theoretical and pharmacologic issues related to the clinical treatment of common psychiatric disorders.* Strong competency in utilizing electronic medical records.* Maintain compliance with all documentation requirements.* Maintain client records to comply with CARF and state licensing standards, using the EHR.* Meet with clinical supervisor and Director(s) on a regular basis.* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.* Be available 24/7 (accessible) for consultation by telephone with staff regarding the psychiatric conditions of clients.* Delivers work product at the level of Relative Value Unit production specified in the employment offer letter, at a minimum. This level of RVU production is subject to change from time to time, depending on internal and external factors.

COMPETENCIES* Demonstrate empathy and compassion for clients in group and daily interactions.* Maintain objectivity towards all clients and make clinical decisions based on accurate information.* Demonstrate appropriate boundaries between staff and clients.* Work cooperatively with others and supervisors.* Demonstrate patience and consideration in dealing with others.* Demonstrate thoughtful decision-making.* Ensure client confidentiality in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.* Communicate regularly with clinical staff regarding the special needs of individual residents* Provide mental health evaluation and monitoring to clients* Provide health education to residents related to a medical and psychiatric issues* Provides emergency care if on-site when an emergency occurs* Available by phone/telehealth to respond to psychiatric emergencies* Refer residents for specialty care, as needed* Strong interest in caring for a diverse patient population in an inpatient substance abuse setting.* Experience and interest in substance abuse and treatment* Excellent communication and teamwork skills* Experience with EHR and Microsoft programs
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this position successfully, you must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.* Minimum experience: one-year providing high-quality health care to a diverse patient population, preferably within an inpatient setting.* Strong computer skills, including electronic health records.* Experience with substance use disorders preferred* Bilingual preferred* Ability to comply with internal, local, state, and federal policies and regulations.* Ability to assist client population.* Ability to work and communicate with others.* Ability to serve as a positive role model to clients.* Ability to apply organizational management skills and maintain self and client discipline.* Ability to prepare and maintain required documentation.* Ability to maintain a valid driver's license.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS* Current Physician Assistant State Licensure* Board certification if indicated as a PA* Certified in CPR /ACLS* Current DEA License
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities.REGULARLY REQUIRED: to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feet; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.OCCASIONALLY REQUIRED: to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities.The work environment is that of a substance abuse treatment milieu which may include:* Exposure to clients infected with Hepatitis B, HIV, TB, COVID-19, or other Infectious Diseases
SCHEDULING NEEDS:24/7 phone accessibilityPA is required to provide stable and frequent availability to meet the needs of a multi-bed facility.
Salary Description
$85,000 to $95,000 Annually

Keywords: Zinnia Health, Newport Beach , Physician Assistant (on-site), Healthcare , Newport Beach, California

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