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Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Adoption assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Family leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Pet insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Physician Assistant in Occupational Health today with Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health.

Benefits

Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Come join our team as a Physician Assistant in Occupational Health. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Our team of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) is dedicated to providing exceptional patient-centered care. Working alongside physicians, they function independently in all aspects of patient care within occupational health clinics and on-site locations. Our APPs include Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Certified Nurse Midwives. They are valued members of our hospital patient care team, providing a high level of medical care and performing surgical tasks within the scope of practice as determined by the state and clinical privileges granted by the hospital/entity. Our APPs embody our organization’s vision, mission, and values to deliver unparalleled patient experiences and clinical outcomes.

What you will do in this role:

  • Clinical judgment and reasoning are used to diagnose patients, develop treatment plans, and manage care across the health continuum. Progress notes recorded. Provides and manages direct patient care or virtual care, including physical examinations, medical history reviews, and assessments.
  • Recommends and provides medical treatment and services to patients/clients with injuries or illnesses related to workman’s compensation.
  • Orders non-scheduled medications. Orders scheduled medications (II-V) as permitted within state and federal regulations per relevant specialty and certification.
  • Performs procedures in accordance with defined qualifications and competencies based on licensure, related state practice act, and approved hospital/entity privileges.
  • Explains medical conditions, treatments, medications, and follow-up steps in easy-to-understand terms. Performs DOT physical according to FMSCA standards and related documentation and certification
  • Communicates to the employer or responsible party all updates related to the management of workers’ compensation injury care.
What qualifications you will need:

  • Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant training program and currently licensed in the state of GA
  • Currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in the states of Georgia and South Carolina.
  • BLS certification (AHA or Red Cross)
  • CDME Certification and listing on National Registry
  • The Occupational Health Physician Assistant should have experience and education in the Occupational Health field. Experience with Workers Compensation injury care and DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle examinations are preferred.

Doctors Hospital of Augusta has provided quality healthcare services since 1973. We give patient’s access to trained physicians and advanced technology. With nearly 50 years of pioneering healthcare, our 350+ bed hospital is one of the region’s leading acute care facilities. We offer a wide range of services for our patients. Our services include our nationally recognized Burn Center and Cancer Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons. We are Chest Pain Accredited. We have earned the Joint Commission’s certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery and are the only CARF accredited facility in the area.

At Doctors Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Augusta community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

“The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient’s family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual.”- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Physician Assistant Occupational Health opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.