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Physician Assistant Bilingual

Company: Universal Spine and Joint Careers
Location: Largo
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

The Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care to a specific out-patient and in-patient population. The Physician Assistant reports directly to supervising physician. This individual needs to be bilingual-English and Spanish speaking. Excellent benefits and competitive pay!
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: --- Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.--- Current Certification.--- Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the State of Florida.--- Intermediate knowledge of and experience utilizing a personal computer and word processing software required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: --- Perform initial consultations and provide longitudinal care at follow-up visits to assigned patients in the office.--- Obtain detailed medical history and perform comprehensive physical examination. --- Develop and implement plan of care with attending supervision. --- Complete appropriate documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered in the medical record. --- Make appropriate referral for consultations. --- Provide appropriate patient education to patients and their families. --- Respond to telephone inquiries of patients and provide appropriate medical care, referral for consultation or counseling. --- Communicate with referring or primary care physicians regarding patient care and treatment. --- Provide follow-up and health maintenance care including the appropriate adjustment of medications in accordance with established protocols or in response to specific instructions from the Attending Physician. --- Prescription of medications to accomplish the plan of treatment --- On-call responsibilities on rotational basis.--- Completing disability, workers compensation and other forms as required.--- Review patient reports for unusual findings (i.e. MRI reports, laboratory results, consultations from other physicians, etc.).--- Participate in regular staff, clinical and provider meetings.--- Any other duties/projects as assigned (e.g. educational materials for patients, signing off on clinical supply orders, employee health, etc.).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:--- Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress. --- Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. --- Ability to perform medical examinations using standard medical procedures. --- Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories. --- Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. --- Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions. --- Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment. --- Knowledge of primary care principles and practices. --- Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements. --- Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures. --- Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records. --- Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise. --- Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures. --- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. --- Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, and proper administration. --- Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners and/or the general public.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:--- Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment with frequent telephone contacts. --- Occasional evening - work.--- Moderate physical activity. --- Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds. --- Requires standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:--- Busy clinical medical environment (office)--- Incumbent is required to help move patients when needed. --- There is requirement for prolonged standing and walking.--- Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment. --- Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account with an employer contribution
  • Life Insurance -
  • PTO
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match
  • And more! -

    -Equal Employment Opportunity & Work Force Diversity
    Our organization -is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, parental status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic testing results or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. - This practice relates to all personnel matters such as compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, layoffs, etc. - -Furthermore, our organization -is -committed to going beyond the legal requirements of equal employment opportunity to take positive actions which ensure diversity in the workplace and result in a multi-cultural organization.

Keywords: Universal Spine and Joint Careers, Largo , Physician Assistant Bilingual, Other , Largo, Florida

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