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  • 403(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Full Job Description

Title: Physician Assistant

Base Salary Range: $126,158 – $143,886 plus benefits

FTE: Exempt

Our Mission: The Mission of South Central Family Health Center is to improve the quality of life for the diverse community of inner-city Los Angeles by providing affordable and comprehensive health care and education in a welcoming and multicultural environment. To lead the way in health care in South Los Angeles, as the premier provider and employer of choice offering comprehensive, high quality, affordable, efficient and culturally responsive services.

General Summary: The Physician Assistant is responsible for providing direct preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic healthcare services following relevant state law, as well as the established clinic policies, procedures, and protocols.

  • Carries out a review of patients’ medical history and examines patients to obtain information about their physical condition checks their health status and prescribes needed medicines to patients
  • Obtains, compiles and records patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination and records patients’ progress
  • Suggests therapy or medication with physician approval
  • Orders diagnostic tests, including blood tests and x-rays
  • Establishes diagnoses for a patient’s illness or injuries
  • Assists in treatment, including immunizing patients and mending broken bones
  • Suggests tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients
  • Instructs and counsels patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management
  • Adhere to safety factors when administering medications and therapeutic agents.

Qualifications Licensure and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, together with a certificate from completing an American Medical Association-approved physician assistant program
  • Valid Physician’s Assistant License.
  • Valid license with the State of California.
  • Current BLS
  • Current DEA
  • Current NPI
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to work in a community clinic environment

Top benefits or perks: As a team member at South Central Family Health Center, you’ll enjoy competitive wages and generous benefits:

  • Benefits: Health care, dental, life insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career development: Entry-level employees have opportunities to work in management, HR, or other areas of the company.
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