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Physician Assistant

Company: Physicians Immediate Care
Location: Rockford
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Job Description:

Job Summary:

In collaboration with a physician and in conjunction with other Advanced Practice Providers the Physician Assistant will provide compassionate and high quality care to urgent care and occupational medicine patients.

This is a full-time position scheduled at our South Alpine, Rockford clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide and manage direct patient care including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment

  • Triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care\

  • Manage private, pre-employment, and workers compensation patients effectively

  • Order diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and interpret test results

  • Perform digital blocks and regional anesthesia

  • Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy

  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injection of joints, bursas, and cysts

  • Perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations

  • Apply and modify braces, casts, splints, and other orthopedic appliances

  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions

  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens

  • Communicate with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information

  • Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable

  • Participate in company required CME courses and perform CME credits to maintain license

    We offer onsite training and a competitive benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision

    • 401(k) with Employer Match

    • Medical Malpractice Insurance

    • A Generous CME allowance

    • Personal Paid Time Off and CME Paid Time OFf

    • In-House Medical

    • Life Insurance

    • STD&LTD

      And more!Required Skills

      • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written

      • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively and courteously deal with patients, families, clients, co-workers, clinical staff, and physicians

      • Knowledge of computer function and basic office equipment

      • Experience with electronic medical record strongly preferred

      • Organizational and analytical skills necessary to maintain efficient workflow

      • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

      • Ability to adjust responsibilities to accommodate a fast-paced work environment while maintaining excellent customer service and team interactions

        Required Experience

        • A Master's Degree and certification by a Physician Assistant certifying entity is required

        • Must have and maintain a DEA license with no restrictions

        • Must possess a current license to practice medicine in the state of IL and IL Controlled Substance License along with Federal DEA license

        • Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred

        • Knowledge of basic ER, internal medicine, generalist, occupational medicine, and family practice procedures

        • Ability to use the necessary equipment such as the nebulizer, EKG machine, etc.

        • Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements

        • Must be able to lift 50lbs

          Job Location

          Rockford, US-IL

Keywords: Physicians Immediate Care, Rockford , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois

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