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Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Company: Montes Medical Group Inc
Location: Whittier
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Montes Medical Group, a growing family practice with offices in Inglewood, Whittier, Norwalk, and Whittier, is seeking an advance practice provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) with experience with pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics. Our practice is heavily HMO (Medi-Cal, Medicare, Cal Medi Connect, Covered California) based with a growing number of private insurance and PPO patients.We are offering an exciting opportunity for a -Full Time Provider -to join our team in our Whittier office.Under the supervision of the physician, as a PA / NP, you will assist with all aspects of patient care to include diagnosis, treatment plans, and consultations.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Assesses 20-24 patients per day interviewing; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by ordering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties within scope of practice may apply.---Qualifications and Skills:
    • Current PA or NP Licensure in CA
    • Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and proper administration
    • Proficient computer skills and ability to type a minimum of 45 wpm
    • Electronic Medical/Health Record (EMR) experience essential - eClinicalWorks & Dr. Chrono
    • Experience delivering care via telehealth
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Spanish proficiency preferred

Keywords: Montes Medical Group Inc, Whittier , Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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