The Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational Health is seeking a Physican Assistantto provide clinical and administrative coverage at the Latham & Watkins on site clinic in Los Angeles, California. The position reports directly to the Regional Clinical Coordinator. The position also works closely with the Director and Assistant Director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide on-site services 40 hours per week at the Latham & Watkins clinic in Los Angeles, CA.
Triage and treat, as appropriate, minor work related and non-work related injuries and illnesses.
Dispense over the counter and prescription medications in accordance with pre-established standing orders to employees with minor work-related and non-work related concerns (back pain, headache, and pharyngitis).
Provide on-site specimen/lab collection for employees presenting lab orders from their PCP.
Provide on-site testing for strep pharyngitis, UTI, influenza, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia.
Provide support and case management for both work-related and non-work related conditions for the purposes of reducing illness and absenteeism.
Coordinate second opinions for employees absent due to workers compensation or disability, as necessary in adherence with company protocols.
Participation in annual seasonal influenza vaccination program.
Participation in planning and delivery of monthly health education seminars and general wellness events.
Provide referrals for Latham & Watkins employees who need the attention of a primary care physician or specialist in adherence with company protocols.
Perform on-site physical assessments (pre-placement, return to work, fitness for duty) as required by PepsiCo.
Provide travel immunizations and guidance for employees traveling abroad for company business.
Provide on-site patient education regarding illnesses, medications, treatments, etc.
Work collaboratively with patients and their PCP/Specialist to facilitate early diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems.
Administrative services provided to Latham & Watkins include:
Maintain and revise as needed nursing procedures, protocols and standing orders.
Maintain adequate clinical supplies.
Maintain Letter of Permit Exception with the California Department of Health/CLIA required for lab testing provided on-site.
Maintain patient medical records.
Work collaboratively with the HR/Benefits team:
To coordinate and plan health and wellness events and initiatives.
To manage STD, LTD and workers’ compensation claims.
To expand clinic services.
Provide crisis management/intervention, as needed.
Provide general medical advice to the Latham & Watkins Human Resources and Safety/Risk Management departments.
Ensure the provision of prompt, appropriate clinical care to all patients in accordance with Latham & Watkins and Johns Hopkins University protocols, State regulations and professional standards.
Develop relationships with clinical providers in the area to provide back-up clinical care.
Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to Latham & Watkins employees as required.
Ensure all patients receive prompt, courteous, friendly and professional attention to their needs and requests.
Ensure Latham & Watkins onsite clinic facilities are neat, clean and attractive.
Develop and implement new administrative policies and procedures as needed to ensure smooth operation of Latham & Watkins onsite clinic.
Conduct self in an exemplary fashion to achieve goals.
Must be licensed as a Physician Assistant. Registered/certified by the State of California Board of Physicians If state permits licensure without certification, must become certified by appropriate certifying agency within 9 months of hire. Minimum twelve months related experience (adult medicine). Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and all certifications during duration of employment.
Analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients and interact with clients/employers.
A comprehensive understanding of outpatient adult medicine, patient care procedures, medical protocols, testing procedures is necessary.
PC and PC applications along with other general office equipment.
Specialty equipment as indicated including:
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.
Classified Title: Physician Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG Starting Salary Range: Competitive; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Latham & Watkins, Los Angeles, CA Department Name: Medicine, Occupational Health Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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