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Physician Assistant - Family Medicine position in CA (Physician Assistant #)

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Santa Barbara, California. **Advanced Practice Provider opening in Santa Barbara, CA** Solo practitioner needed for a small clinic in Santa Barbara, CA. * Full-time, permanent opening * Employed position * Seeking NPs & PAs * 5+ year of experience required * Spanish speaking skills a plus * Competitive compensation and benefits! * Solo **Essential Functions:** * Perform routine physical * Take medical, gynecologic, contraceptive and sexual histories. * Initiate, recommend, perform, and interpret laboratory screening and diagnostic procedures, including but not limited to: urinalysis, Pap smears, STI testing, wet mounts, pregnancy tests, etc. * Initiate treatment measures where indicated. * Assume responsibility for clinical management of acute and chronic illnesses. * Collaborate with staff clinician on management and follow-up of abnormal lab and exam findings. * Recommend treatments and evaluate their effectiveness. Make referrals to other medical specialties where appropriate. * Provide unbiased patient education and counseling, including contraceptive education and counseling. * Initiate and manage the use accepted treatment modalities. * Complete medical records in a timely fashion. * Identify psychosocial factors affecting health decisions and practices, and counsel accordingly. * Maintain appropriate medical records and documentation; learn and use the electronic health records (EHR) system. * Protect and maintain in good condition, all medical equipment appliances, hand instruments, and is responsible for the security and proper use of such instruments and equipment. * Participate in lectures for health education training and updates, as needed. * Participate in clinician and staff meetings. * Assist other clinicians as needed. * Mentor and evaluate nurse practitioner students and medical residents, as appropriate. * Assist clinic staff as appropriate. * Consult with the Chief Medical Officer regarding management of individual patients as needed and for interpretation of policies and protocols. **Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:** * Qualifications: Current and Valid PA/NP License from the California Board, Current CPR Certification, ACLS Preferred, Bilingual in English/Spanish Preferred * Education: Masters Degree at minimum in the specialty area * Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a PA/NP, preferably in a community clinic setting. * Desired Skills and Abilities: Requires excellent communication skills, The ability to work independently, Excellent Communication Skills (Written and Verbal), Strong Critical thinking skills, Good history taking skills, Excellent Interpersonal Communication, Strong enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed.Functions well in a high-stress environment * Physical Demands: May be required to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Sitting in normal seated position for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction position for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example using a keyboard.

Keywords: Archway Physician Recruitment, Santa Barbara , Physician Assistant - Family Medicine position in CA (Physician Assistant #), Healthcare , Santa Barbara, California

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