Occupational Medicine PA - Lodi, CA
Company: Adventist Health
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Physician
Assistant, Occupational Medicine who:
Performs physical exams and comprehensive health assessments,
records medical histories, conducts selective diagnostic tests and
interprets clinical findings. Provides diagnosis, medical
consultation and basic healthcare treatment to employees within the
organization. Works in collaboration with other healthcare
providers in determining right treatment options.
- Develops and implements health promotion, illness/injury
prevention and therapeutic plans congruent with the client's
diagnosis, health problem, or need. Acts as a liaison by relaying
information necessary for continuity of care to other health
professionals and agencies.
- Initiates treatment for patients with commonly occurring health
problems which lie within the nurse practitioner's scope of
practice, by using a systematic approach to history and physical
appraisal of patients and/or families through clinical judgment of
evaluated data. Prescribes medications in accordance with state
regulatory acts. Assists with providing select onsite immunizations
- Provides anticipatory guidance, screening and health education
to patients to promote and maintain health. Monitors patients with
stabilized long-term or chronic illness, and aids and supports
individuals and their families.
- Assists in developing and implementing onsite educational
programs including obesity treatment, smoking cessation, etc.
Educates patients/employees about preventative care and prescribed
treatments. Refers injured employees to approved workers'
compensation physicians for treatment and monitoring.
- Develops or leads training sessions on topics such as
infectious diseases, chemical exposure and the use of personal
protective equipment. Documents training efforts and evaluates
effectiveness of programs by administering post-training
assessments. Assists the organization with enhancing employee
awareness on the importance of health. Participates in Quality
Assurance (QA) activities.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- Physician Assistant program
- Two years technical experience in related field: Preferred
- Current state-approved PA license: Required
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine
(required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and
annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may
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