Full Job Description
As a private, non-profit 501(C) (3) community health organization, we serve over 350k medical, dental, and behavioral health visits from more than 77k people annually. We do this in pursuit of our mission to improve the health and happiness of the communities we serve by providing quality care to all, regardless of situation or circumstance.
We have been doing this since 1969 and it is our employees that make this mission a reality. Regardless of the role, our team focuses on being compassionate, having integrity, being professional, always collaborating, and consistently going above and beyond. If that sounds like an organization you want to be a part of, we would love to have you.
As a Neighborhood Physician Assistant you will be part of a Care Team that is focused on providing the very best in patient experience. Amazing patient experiences begin with amazing providers. Our patients know that every time they walk through our doors, they can expect quality treatment from professionals who care. Through our values of compassion, integrity, professionalism, collaboration, and going above and beyond we ensure that all patients receive the very best care and support possible. Making a difference in our community is made possible by the strong members that comprise the Care Team for each patient.
Direct Patient Care
- Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination and compiles patient medical data, including health history and result of physical examination.
- Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram and laboratory tests and interprets test results deviations from normal 3.
- Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care and managing infection
- Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance.
- Positively impact patient experience by demonstrating values of Transforming Care including, but not limited to, courteous and helpful behavior and a commitment to accuracy.
- Display knowledge of normal signs of human development and ability to assess and provide age appropriate care.
- Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes and assists in provision of continuity of care.
- Performs all of the above in accordance with NHC practice protocols and under the guidance and supervision of the supervising MD(s), according to the terms of the Supervisory Agreement.
- Keep informed of organizational activities and promote mission and goals. Function at highest level according to credentials and competency.
Education: Master’s Degree required.
- Must possess current unrestricted license to practice in the State of California along with furnishing permit for FNP candidates
- DEA license
- BLS certification
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) capabilities strongly preferred, but not required.
- Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and concepts of disease
- Knowledge of patient care activities, the clinic environment, and how the services and functions interact
- Knowledge of, and ability to take a detailed medical history, to conduct a physical examination, to follow observation procedures, to order and perform diagnostic and therapeutic tasks, and to exercise a degree of judgment in integrating and interpreting findings on the basis of general medical knowledge
- Ability to work effectively with patients from diverse social, cultural and economic groups
Neighborhood Healthcare requires employees to be fully vaccinated (including a booster dose) against COVID-19 and demonstrate proof of vaccination/booster upon hire or receive approval for an exemption based on a medical reason, disability or religious belief. Proof of booster dose will be contingent upon booster eligibility.
Pay range: $142,000 – $171, 000 per year, depending on experience. (DOE)
- Masters or better
Licenses & Certifications
- Basic Life Support
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