Job ID: 289697953  |  Last Updated: 5/19/2022

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

Omni Family Health
Kern County, CA
Applicant Contact
Arlana Lynn
Provider Recruiter
(661) 630-7048
(661) 459-1974
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Bakersfield, CA

Job Summary:
The Physician Assistant has the responsibility for assessing patient conditions and implementing care consistent with Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner regulations of the State of California Medical Board.

Duties will include but not be restricted to attending to patient care per protocol (developed in conjunction with the above regulations and M.D.). Participate in specific patient management, case conference and in-service training. Performs traditional duties in patient care as needed, and shares on call responsibilities with other providers(if appropriate). Requires independent judgment and discretionary decision making. Also requires special training, education, and certification as outlined below.

Job Duties:

Assess individual patients under the supervision of the preceptor and rendering care.

Perform traditional medical services directed by the supervising physician.

Jointly develop preceptor criteria for patient selection and care with the Chief Medical Officer and the supervising physician.

Share on-call responsibilities with the other providers (if appropriate).

Assist in planning and implementing quality improvement programs, guidelines and protocols.

Responsible for Maternal and Child Health Case Management and CHDP (as required)

In charge of HIV/Antibody tests counseling in accordance with established policies and procedures and in accordance with State and Federal requirements (as required).

Participate in community functions, as appropriate.

Assume other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:

Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program or Nurse practitioner; and licensed to practice in the State of California as a Physicians Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.

Experience in multi-disciplinary approach preferred.

Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.

Knowledge of preventive care and health maintenance required.

Must have current CPR card.

Promotes and believes in NHSI mission statement Health for All.

Ability to relate to the public regardless of ethnic, religious and economic status.

Classification: Full or Part Time Position, Exempt

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