Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Physician Assistant, Occupational Medicine who:
Performs physical exams and comprehensive health assessments, records medical histories, conducts selective diagnostic tests and interprets clinical findings. Provides diagnosis, medical consultation and basic healthcare treatment to employees within the organization. Works in collaboration with other healthcare providers in determining right treatment options.
Develops and implements health promotion, illness/injury prevention and therapeutic plans congruent with the client's diagnosis, health problem, or need. Acts as a liaison by relaying information necessary for continuity of care to other health professionals and agencies.
Initiates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health problems which lie within the nurse practitioner's scope of practice, by using a systematic approach to history and physical appraisal of patients and/or families through clinical judgment of evaluated data. Prescribes medications in accordance with state regulatory acts. Assists with providing select onsite immunizations and screenings.
Provides anticipatory guidance, screening and health education to patients to promote and maintain health. Monitors patients with stabilized long-term or chronic illness, and aids and supports individuals and their families.
Assists in developing and implementing onsite educational programs including obesity treatment, smoking cessation, etc. Educates patients/employees about preventative care and prescribed treatments. Refers injured employees to approved workers' compensation physicians for treatment and monitoring.
Develops or leads training sessions on topics such as infectious diseases, chemical exposure and the use of personal protective equipment. Documents training efforts and evaluates effectiveness of programs by administering post-training assessments. Assists the organization with enhancing employee awareness on the importance of health. Participates in Quality Assurance (QA) activities.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Physician Assistant program
Two years technical experience in related field: Preferred
Current state-approved PA license: Required
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.