Full Job Description
We are a well-established clinic looking for someone who is comfortable working in a fast-paced occupational medicine clinic that specializes in acute care and work-related injuries at our clinic in Santa Maria. Tasks would include providing direct patient care, timely documentation of patient encounters in the EMR, pre-employment physicals, worker’s compensation injuries and typical urgent care complaints with proper referrals to specialists or Emergency Room when needed. Excellent work life balance. No nights or weekends!
Responsibilities and Duties
- Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
- Treat injuries and illnesses following Evidence Based Medicine standards.
- Manage patients thoroughly and efficiently, maintaining a continuous patient flow and avoiding long wait times.
- Order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests; and interpret test results.
- Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as wound closure and management, incision and drainage, foreign body removal.
- Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens. Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information.
- Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable.
- Review and manage daily tasks, patient callbacks, lab results while on shift.
- Works with Clinic Medical Director to ensure operations and quality of care are consistent with medical and professional standards of care.
- Support. You will be a part of a team of a physician assistant/nurse practitioner, on-site clinic medical director and with ongoing support from operations, IT, and clinical staff.
Qualifications and Skills
- Must be board certified.
- Must have and maintain a valid unrestricted medical license to practice in the state of California.
- Have current DEA & BLS certifications.
- Have a positive and outgoing personality and be a collaborative team player.
- Must have and maintain a controlled substance license along with a DEA license with no restrictions.
- Occupational Medicine experience preferred, but training with medical director is available.
- 1 year of urgent care or emergency medicine experience desired but not required.
NOTE: This job description may not include all of the duties assigned to the employee and may be updated and modified by the department supervisor, according to the operations at any given time.
The base salary is determined on the candidate’s education, qualifications, and experience, and is subject to change based on various internal and external factors.
Akeso is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.