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Platform Physician Assistant Traveler 

Location Parkersburg, WV (1500 Grand Central Avenue, Suite 115)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Healthcare - Provider  
Description

General Position Description:

To provide a broad range of health care services. Maintains close working relationships with Physicians and other Advanced Practitioners to provide and direct high quality urgent care services while always ensuring the MedExpress vision and values.

MedExpress Core Responsibilities:

  • Has a contagious and positive work ethic, inspires others, and models the behaviors of Genuine, Caring, Friendly.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication that is clear, well-organized, and demonstrates an understanding of audience needs.
  • Through genuine and positive communication, makes each customer feel informed, understood, and special.
  • An effective team player who contributes valuable ideas and feedback and can be counted on to meet commitments.
  • Is able to keep up in the MedExpress environment by facing tasks and challenges with energy and passion.
  • Pursues activities with focus and drive, defines work in terms of success, and can be counted on to complete goals.
  • Adherence to standards of business conduct and compliance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be willing to travel to any states throughout the areas in which MedExpress provides services.
  • Must be willing to procure and maintain licensure as requested and within the timeframe identified by MedExpress.
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment. All medically related functions performed by a physician assistant are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician.
  • Orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interpret test results for deviation from normal. Performs therapeutic procedures such as I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care.
  • Upon receiving approval for prescriptive authority from applicable State Board of Medicine, prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions.
  • Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens. Communicates with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information.
  • Must keep up to date and adhere to and comply with the MedExpress Expense Reimbursement Policy.

Working Relationships:

Will interact with all center staffed based team-members including providers and non-providers.

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Perform duties in accordance with the customary rules of ethics and conduct of the applicable State Board of Medicine and other such regulating bodies. Prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Interpret the application of OSHA and HIPAA laws. Maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
  • A Master's degree and certification by one of the Physician Assistant certifying bodies is required. DEA license with no restrictions preferred.
  • Clinical experience in an emergency medicine, urgent care, or ambulatory care setting is preferred.

Working Conditions:

Center-Based. Requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. Also requires: travel to other Centers, the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time, (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs.

 
About the Organization MedExpress opened the doors of its first location in Morgantown, West Virginia in 2001 to create a welcoming, considerate neighborhood medical center.

Since then, MedExpress has grown as part of our commitment to making sure patients in communities across the country have access to high-quality care when they need it. Today, we are uniquely positioned to address two of the largest challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system-access and affordability. By living our values of Genuine. Caring. Friendly® in everything we do, we have the amazing power to improve peoples' lives.

As we work to solve the challenges in health care today, we need individuals who will be brave enough to tackle challenges and seize opportunities. The ability to provide high-quality care and exceed our patients' expectations belongs to each of us-whether you are a physician in our center or part of our IT team in our administrative offices. It is our responsibility to bring it to life for every MedExpress patient.

Together, we can revolutionize health care.

At MedExpress, we believe a satisfying work environment makes our teams more successful at delivering the care and compassion needed. We offer:
• Competitive salaries and benefits
• Flexibility and balance
• Development opportunities
• Appreciation and recognition
• Community engagement

Be a part of the team that is redefining the healthcare experience - one patient at a time.
 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
EOE Statement MedExpress strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://MedExpress.appone.com



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