Welcome to Central City Community Health Center where our mission is to provide quality patient centered health care to low-income, undeserved individuals. With 16 clinic locations in Los Angeles, North Orange County and the Inland Empire, as well as our support to almost 800 private Board and Care facilities, our core value of exceeding patient relationships in a culturally sensitive manner translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes first. We seek the best trained clinical and professional staff and strive to provide care in a culturally sen
Currently we are seeking a Board and Care Provider Physician Assistant to join our team.
The responsibilities are as follows:
Responsible for providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative health care services as delegated by a physician and/or the Medical Director, including the following:
Elicit patients’ medical and social history and provides health care services.
Perform a review of systems
Initiate lab and radiologic tests and studies
Provide health teaching and counseling
Monitor and manage stabilized chronic conditions
Review chart findings and exercise services in accordance with established CCCHC Management, CHDP, State Office of Family Planning, Los Angeles Regional Family Planning Council, and other medical standards and guidelines.
Perform, as needed, simple laboratory tests such as wet mounts.
With appropriate training, prescribe and dispense packaged, pre-labeled medications under protocol
Refer and follow-up on patients in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
Consult with other members of the health care team regarding individual needs of specific patients, provide support for recommended actions, and refer patients to appropriate clinic and/or community resources.
Supervise the RN, LVN, Medical Assistant, Community Health Worker, and other staff or personnel providing direct patient care, and assume responsibility for daily clinic management.
Participate in case management meetings and staff meetings.
In conjunction with other members of the health care team, provide patient and community education classes.
Assist in the provision of in-service training for all staff including clinical staff and volunteers.
Assist in data collection for evaluation and research purposes.
Complete necessary billing forms.
Participate in the CCCHC advisory committee.
Participate in Board and Care Schedule as directed by Medical Director.
Participate After Hour/Weekend call schedule as directed by Medical Director
Consistently demonstrate and uphold CCCHC’s principle of providing quality health and human services to the medically underserved and low-income populations in a culturally sensitive manner.
All other duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:
Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
Ability to plan and be organized.
Ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be flexible and cooperative.
Self-motivated and independently productive.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and Company records.
Ability to work effectively with both employees and managers.
Ability to convey a positive and professional image to patients and employees.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Demonstrated proficiency in various PC applications, including E-mail, Microsoft Excel, and Word, Internet and networking devices.
Required to know, follow and enforce safe work practices, and be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.
Must be able to operate computer and office equipment and software.
Education and Experience Requirements
Current CA Driver License.
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
Graduation from an accredited program for Physician Assistants
Licensed in CA as Physician Assistant
We offer a dynamic work environment with competitive salaries and benefits. Central City provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
To apply for this position please visit our website at: http://centralcityhealth.org/oldsite/
Job Type: Full-time
Physician Assistant: 1 year