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 JOB POSTING March 10, 2020

Position/Title  Physician Assistant – Full Time/Part Time/Job Share
Organization Redwood Coast Medical Center, Inc.
Location Gualala, California
More Info

Beautiful rural oceanside clinic on California’s coastal Highway One, with dynamic PA run Urgent Care, affiliated with attached Family Practice/physician backup, seeks experienced Physician Assistant to join our team.  Urgent Care position can include Family Practice coverage, depending on the candidate’s experience/interest/skill set.  This rural setting brings emergency patients  of all ages, and may include complex cases, such as stabilization of trauma and cardiac emergencies.  On-site helipad and next-door EMS service  facilitate safe and timely urgent transports to higher levels of care.   On site lab, digital X-ray with radiology over-reads, and well trained nursing staff allow management of complex patients in house.   No after-hours call.  Flexible hours, and possible weeks on/off schedule or job-share opportunities increase the appeal and flexibility of this unique job.   This is a challenging and fulfilling opportunity for an experienced PA seeking to work independently with strong support staff and collaborative physician backup in a gorgeous rural setting, several hours from San Francisco.   ACLS/PALS/ATLS certified or eligible.  Supportive training program before new-hire PA is expected to practice solo.  Housing assistance may be available.  Loan repayment site.  Propose your availability.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently takes and reviews complete medical histories; performs appropriate physical examinations, makes an assessment of the patient and records pertinent data.
  • Provides urgent medical patient care under an established set of protocols.
  • Uses prudent judgement when emergencies require action beyond established protocols.
  • Directs Primary and Urgent Care support staff when performing medical procedures.
  • Orders, interprets and sometimes performs laboratory, radiology and other screening/diagnostic procedures.
  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures, to include but not limited to injections; IV/IO starts; fluid and medication infusions; immunizations; care of wounds/lacerations/bites/punctures/fractures/dislocations; management of trauma, cardiac and other emergencies; and all duties within the scope of PA training and certification.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding matters pertaining to their physical and mental health.
  • Refers patients to the appropriate health facilities, agencies and other resources in the community.  Stabilizes patients for transfer to higher level of care, when appropriate.  Collaborates with local EMS providers when requested and appropriate.
  • Orders, prescribes, administers and dispenses medications.
  • Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Provides leadership and -- when necessary – training to MA, LVN, RN support staff and visiting students and medical residents.
  • Regular, reliable attendance is expected.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a California State license issued by Physician Assistant Examining Committee
  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician Assistant Training Program at an accredited educational institution, including a minimum of three months preceptorship.
  • Possess DEA prescriptive authority
  • Previous emergency/urgent care experience which includes the ability to manage adult and pediatric patients.
  • Know laws and regulations governing mid-level providers.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Maintain current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
  • Know principles and practices of diagnosis and treatment of common medical problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of medications, their desired effects, side effects and their effects and complications.
  • Maintain knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body and stages of child growth and development.
  • Maintain knowledge of sterile techniques, infection control and quality assurance.
  • Assist physicians through competent performance of the required duties.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintains cooperative working relationships with all those contacts in the course of work.
  • Perform thorough physical examination and prepare a complete medical history.
  • Exercise accurate independent judgment and take action(s) that is/are appropriate and effective.

For more information, please contact Arlene Peterson at apeterson@rcms-healthcare.org or call (707) 884-9137.


     JOB POSTING March 10, 2020

    Position/Title  Physician Assistant
    Organization Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates
    Location Anchorage, AK
    More Info Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates is seeking a Physician Assistant.

    Full time position for neurosurgical group. Outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital and surgical environment.

    The physician assistant will work independently and in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals providing care to patients in both clinic and hospital settings.

    Full-time: Monday-Friday

    Position includes call requirements including rotating night and weekends.

    Employment benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • CME allowance
    • Vacation and paid holidays

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide quality care
    • Obtain appropriate patient history
    • Perform focused and complete physical examinations
    • Assist in perioperative care of patients
    • Assist in the operating room
    • Evaluate findings from diagnostic tests and make appropriate diagnosis
    • Initiating appropriate referrals to other physicians or specialty care providers when needed

    Requirements:

    • Current PA certification by the NCCPA
    • Alaska State Physician Assistant license or eligibility
    • Must be able to be credentialed by ASC & hospitals

    New graduates will be considered.  Please apply by sending a resume with three professional references.

    Contact: Julie Holmes
    Phone: 907-258-6999
    Fax: 907-258-6247
    Email: jholmes@akneurosurgery.com


     JOB POSTING february 7, 2020

    Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full Time
    Organization John C Boston, D.O.
    Location Wasilla & Palmer, AK 
    More Info

    Seeking Physician Assistant for post-acute and long-term care at new skilled nursing facility in the Mat-Su Valley. This is a full-time position with hours being somewhat flexible. Provider will be expected to treat patients, work and communicate with family members as well as other staff members. Salary and benefits are dependent upon experience. We would like to have this position filled by the beginning of March, 2020. 

    How to apply-  Email: cassidi.drboston@gmail.com


       JOB POSTING January 22, 2020

      Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full Time
      Organization Neuroversion
      Location Anchorage, AK  
      More Info

      Neuroversion is seeking a full time physician assistant to join our team. Our providers are compassionate and hardworking, all with an exceptional clinical acumen. We want a like-minded team player that is willing to collaborate with others in providing the best medical care for our patients. Our clinic is constantly adapting innovative methods of pain management and are open to all levels of experience and willing to provide additional training and education. Reliability, flexibility and patience are a few key qualities that we expect of the qualified candidate.

      Duties include, but are not limited to:

      • Obtain full history of new patients and current HPIs of existing patients
      • Perform comprehensive or detailed relevant physical examinations
      • Compile and review medical records
      • Order laboratory studies and imaging studies
      • Coordinate patient care with other providers, within and outside the group
      • Document clinical reports
      • Willing and motivated to learn interventional pain procedures

      Qualifications:

      • Current state of Alaska Physician Assistant or at least in the process of obtaining one
      • Current DEA license
      • Be able to pass a background check and drug screen
      • Must be willing and able to work some Saturdays

      Employment benefits:

      • Competitive salary
      • Medical, dental, vision benefits
      • Generous CME allowance
      • Vacation and paid holidays
      • Opportunity to grow with the practice
      • Opportunity to participate in clinical research and publishing

      How to apply-  Email:  Kwashburn@neuroversion.net


         JOB POSTING January 22, 2020

        Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full Time - Psychiatry 
        Organization Orion Behavioral Health Network
        Location Virtual Care and Telemedicine   
        More Info

        Orion Behavioral Health Network is looking for PAs needed for Virtual Care in the Last Frontier. The group primarily serves rural and urban areas of Alaska. Although some patients are routinely in other areas of the country. The practice is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Choose your own schedule is a possibility and malpractice is provided. CME Benefits. Preference will be to PAs with psychiatric experience; although not required. Some mandatory training will be required in-person for state licensure requirements. Must be able to hold Alaska PA Licensure. Salary will be DOE and negotiable. 

        To apply email Medical Director: chris@obhn.org

        Description: Currently seeking an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) to fill full time with a growing Behavioral Health Clinic in Fairbanks, Eagle River, Wasilla, and Anchorage. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant and a current Physician Assistant licence the state of AK.
        Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Healthcare
        • Prior experience as a Physician Assistant
        • Experience working with troubled youth is a plus
        • Experience in psychiatry is preferred but not required
        • Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) designation in AK
        • Current DEA license

        Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Duties:

        • Manage, diagnose and treat most common and many chronic illnesses of patients
        • Travel to remote clinics to employ advanced treatment approaches including telemedicine and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
        • Prescribe, administer and monitor medications and their effects/side effects.
        • Coordinate the medical care of individuals throughout their course of illness.
        • Assist in the reintegration of individuals by assisting with lifestyle changes that promote recovery and empowerment.

        Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Benefits:

        • Competitive salary DOE
        • Health Insurance
        • 401k with matching
        • 4 weeks paid vacation
        • Time off and stipend for CME


           JOB POSTING January 22, 2020

          Position/Title  Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Outpatient Orthopedics 
          Organization Tanana Chiefs Conference
          Location Fairbanks, AK
          More Info

          Connection. Compassion. Career. You Can Make a Difference!
          Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner Outpatient Orthopedics Opportunity

          Who we are:

          Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is a consortium of 42-member tribes in interior Alaska, a non-profit Alaskan Native organization for the region offering a wide array of health and social services.  TCC provides health, social, and other services to the patients in our service area.  We serve more than 14,000 Alaska Natives in interior Alaska, in Fairbanks, Alaska’s second-largest city, as well as 39 rural villages. TCC supports an extensive rural health care system and promotes wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries. To find out more about who we serve and hear their stories: https://www.tananachiefs.org/legacy-of-our-elders/

          About Fairbanks:

          Fairbanks's population is nearly 100,000. Find an array of art galleries, museums, restaurants, breweries, and cultural activities. The Land of the Midnight Sun is no truer than in Fairbanks. More than 22 hours of daylight when the solstice arrives. Enjoy temperatures in the 80s in summer. When the snow flies Fairbanks offers a host of additional cool things to do and see like skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hockey, sledding, ice fishing, dog mushing, and ice sculpting. Centrally located in Alaska, Fairbanks is North of Denali National Park. The 100-mile long Chena River runs through the middle of town and is used for events and activities. The University Alaska Fairbanks, Air Force, and Army bases are also housed in Fairbanks

          Position Summary:

          Tanana Chiefs Conference is looking for providers that love outdoor adventures and who are team players with strong clinical skills and the ability to work with humility in a cross-cultural tribal health clinic. We are hiring for a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work in an Outpatient capacity. We are not just looking for providers—we are looking for providers with both clinical skills and a passion to share our vision and serve our families, friends and neighbors--providers that want to become part of our communities and grow to love Alaska and its peoples.

          Description of the Orthopedics Medicine Position:

          • Outpatient Clinic Only
          • Sole Orthopedics provider on staff, but excellent relationship with community Orthopedic Physicians and the Orthopedic Physicians at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage
          • Integrated team of Family Practice, Pediatricians and OB providers
          • Strong Joint Injection skills are a must
          • Visiting Orthopedic Physicians from ANMC hold clinics that are easily accessed
          • Care Coordination Staff on each team
          • Part of the Alaska Tribal Health system – TCC has a strong relationship with the Alaska Native Medical Center for training, resources and second opinions
          • Hospital is Fairbanks Memorial

          Benefits Highlights:

          • 30 Days Paid Time Off
          • 11 Paid Holidays
          • Relocation
          • Qualifies for Multiple Loan Repayment Options
          • 80 hours CME + Stipend
          • Excellent Medical/Dental/Eye Insurance with low premium and deductible
          • Plus Much More!

          For more information about the position contact Larisa Corbett @ larisa.corbett@tananachiefs.org or 907-441-7396.  

          To apply click here.



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