Nevada Health Centers, Inc. Physician Assistant - Certified in Elko, Nevada
The Physician Assistant is responsible for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and injuries in a Family Practice model setting; provides comprehensive, outpatient medical services for individuals and families on a continuing basis; and may, at certain locations, be responsible for medical assistant (MA) clinical supervision and continuing verification of the MA's clinical skills competency. Additionally, at certain sites, the Physician Assistant is responsible for dispensing pharmaceuticals from the clinic dispensary and taking routine clinical x-rays.
We offer our providers a competitive salary and benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, additional insurance purchase options, and professional liability coverage under the Federal Tort Claim Act. In addition, our FQHC status offers loan repayment scholarship eligibility through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).
Provides direct patient care in clinical setting. Be a part of a clinic team to continually improve services.
Diagnoses and treats a variety of diseases and injuries
Performs variety of procedures in the clinic
Performs surgical procedures commensurate with surgical competency
Conducts physical exams for school, jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage
Elicits and records information
Orders or executes various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide informaiton on patient's condition
Analyzes reports and findings of tests and exams, and diagnoses condition of patient
Administers, prescribes and dispenses treatments and medications
Inoculates and vaccinates patients
Promotes health by educating the patient regarding diet, hygiene and prevention of disease
Reports births, deaths and outbreak of contagious diseases to governmental authorities
Refers patients to consultant services as needed
Informs patient and patient family of risks associated with procedures and assures signatures are obtained in accordance with NVHC policy and procedures
Provides emotional support, compassion and is sympathetic to patient needs
Provides emergency medical services
Does triage for walk-ins, call-ins and urgent patients
Reviews and follows up all normal and abnormal lab results
Reviews charts on all "no shows" and cancelled appointments per NVHC policy and procedure
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant school and certified by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Must be licensed in the State of Nevada.
External Company Name: Nevada Health Centers, Inc.
External Company URL: www.nevadahealthcenters.org
Street: 762 14th St.