Job ID: 289558585  |  Last Updated: 3/5/2018

Physician Assistant

Brookside Richmond
Richmond, CA

Job Description


Provides preventive, urgent care and primary care health services
Performs clinical assessment of patients, including ordering appropriate diagnostic evaluations, and plans a program of care.
Provides verbal and written education and counseling to patients, families, and caregivers
Plans follow up care including requests for outside consultations and evaluations.
Maintains client records necessary for clinic reporting, billing and quality improvement.
Consults with the supervising physician as appropriate

Supports and/or participates in triage functions, both by phone and walk in
Recognizes and evaluates situations that call for the immediate attention of the physician
Provides interim or definitive care

Functions potentially in a variety of settings including clinic, skilled nursing facilities, supportive housing sites, and in clients' homes

Participates as a member of the site clinical services team

Attends clinical team meetings

Provides specialty care services, clinical case management and team participation to designated programs (e.g., HIV services, womens health, house calls, diabetes, Bridge, etc.)
Coordinates care with other health team members including case management and behavioral health staff
Acts as an advocate for the patient and liaison with outside agencies as appropriate
Participates in quality performance activities and improvement initiatives

Participates as an active member of LifeLong Clinicians Association and abides by its Code of Conduct.

Actively participate in internal quality improvement teams and work with members proactively to drive quality improvement initiatives in accordance with the mission and strategic goals of the organization, federal and state laws and regulations, and accreditation standards.

Other duties as assigned.


Interest in working with a diverse patient population in a community based organization and sensitivity to their needs and health problems.
Ability to communicate effectively and work with individuals from a wide range of ages, socio-economic, ethnic, racial backgrounds, and disabilities. Spanish language ability an asset.
Ability to work well independently under minimum supervision.
Knowledge of Northern Alameda County resources is desirable.
Valid California drivers license, automobile, and automobile liability insurance.
Experience with electronic health records, specifically ECW, strongly preferred.

Education and Experience:
Current California Physician Assistant's certification.
Minimum of one year experience in the delivery of health care to related patient populations. Community health clinic background preferred.
Experience as part of a team-based care model preferred.

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