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Physician Assistant, Senior Wellness Visits - Beaver Medical Group **Open to New Grads!

Company: Optum
Location: Yucaipa
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Yucaipa, California. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe

Beaver Medical Group, a part of Optum is looking for a Full-Time, -Physician Assistant to join our Senior Wellness Team in the Inland Empire. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient's needs.If you're looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!SUMMARY: - The Nurse Practitioner [NP] or Physician Assistant [PA] is responsible for providing annual wellness visits to patients with Capitated (HMO) insurance.Position Details:

  • Full-time
  • Schedule: M-F; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Performs annual wellness visits; ability to recognize risk adjusting diagnoses
  • Reviews and orders appropriate testing to meet the 5-star and Quality measures, as outlined by CMS and the Health Plans
  • Examines, assesses, diagnoses and treats patients in a team-based care environment
  • Clinical support staff; rooming patients, vitals, RX refills, and follow up appointments -Required Qualifications:
    • Unrestricted CA License
    • Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
    • Board eligible/Board certified
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. The Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. Benefits:
      • Robust Benefits Package and Bonuses
      • Leadership Pathways and Partnership
      • CME Reimbursement and Related Time Off
      • Paid License Renewals
      • Malpractice Coverage
      • Advanced EMR system in place
      • Employee Wellness ProgramPHYSICAL DEMANDS: - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. - The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. - The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. - The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT: - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.NOTE: - This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. - It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. - The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.FLSA: EXEMPTPERFORM DEPARTMENT DUTIES IN A TIMELY AND EFFICIENT MANNER.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties include the following; other duties may be assigned.)Review patient records to determine health status. Recognize risk adjusting diagnoses. Perform physical exams including health history. Performs the Annual Wellness visit, including interpretation of Mini-Cog, depression screening, PFT, monofilament testing and Quantaflo testing. Review and order appropriate testing to meet the 5-star and Quality measures, as outlined by CMS and the Health Plans. Assess patient clinical problems and patient health care needs. - Records physical findings and documents a comprehensive assessment of the patient's chronic medical conditions. Assess psychosocial, cognitive and personal assets and limitations of patient; plan care to address these needs. Initiates discussion on advanced care planning and advance directives. Orders, interprets, and evaluates appropriate diagnostic tests to identify and assess the chronic medical conditions. Orders appropriate referrals, immunization and screening tests as medically indicated. Educates patients on their chronic conditions and how to maintain and improve the patient's health. Make referrals within the clinic and to community agencies, services and providers as necessary to meet home care or other health needs. Documents the patient's chronic conditions, including appropriate HCC coding. Communicate with the patients' primary care physician and the coding team. Proficient with the medical group's EMR Perform CPR or ACLS as necessary; have current CPR certification. Consults with supervising physicians per departmental, group, and Medical Board guidelines. Maintains medical records in compliance with Medical Group requirements including but not limited to dictation, written notes, and the use of an EMR. Is compliant with all Medical Group and departmental policies. Other duties as modified to meet the needs of Beaver Medical Group. Ability to travel to other Beaver Medical Group locations to provide Wellness Clinic services. Valid California driver's license required and insurability under the company's insurance carrier standards as applicable to job requirements.Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of -vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. -Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you'll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. (SM)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: Optum, Yucaipa , Physician Assistant, Senior Wellness Visits - Beaver Medical Group **Open to New Grads!, Healthcare , Yucaipa, California

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