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Physician Assistant - Part-Time

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:--- Responsible for securing a medical history and physical from the patient and identifying normal/abnormal findings. Request appropriate diagnostic testing. Prescribe medications and treatments for illnesses in accordance with state regulations.--- Perform Medical Assessment of clients/patients of the facility. Complete documentation in the medical record accurately and timely recording all care rendered.--- Complete medical discharge summary timely and within facility policy.--- Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.--- Provide patient lectures as scheduled, provide patient education as appropriate.--- Provide emergency services in the absence of the physician, including primary care for trauma, care/suturing of minor lacerations, casting/splinting, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, control of external hemorrhage and other procedures.--- Work collaboratively with the physician in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising care plans; assist in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to the delivery of health care services.--- May aid in the development and review of facility treatment philosophy, programs, services and policies for all patients admitted to his/her care.--- Coordinate patient care activities through ongoing consultation with the facility leadership team, such as clinical director, nursing director and medical director.--- Promote compliance with all industry, Medicare and federal or state licensing standards which relate to the clinical management of patients admitted to the facility.--- Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:--- Master's degree - Physician Assistant program required.--- One or more years' experience working with patient population of the facility required.LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:--- Current professional Physician Assistant license required, per state regulations/requirements; may also require a current DEA license.--- CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).--- First aid may be required based on state or facility.

Keywords: Acadia Healthcare, Newport Beach , Physician Assistant - Part-Time, Other , Newport Beach, California

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