Texas Academy of Physician Assistants
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Company Name:

QuadMed

Location:

Wichita Falls, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Family Practice

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

December 1, 2017

Physician Assistant

QuadMed is currently seeking a full time Physician Assistant to work at the Health and Wellness Center in Wichita Falls, TX. (We also have a part time, 3 day per week opportunity.)

Located in the scenic plains of northern Texas near the Oklahoma border, Wichita Falls offers outstanding quality of life and world-class amenities in a charming, small-town atmosphere. The city located within two hours of both Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma City. Wichita Falls boasts offers abundant recreational, cultural, and entertainment opportunities, such as Weeks Park 18-Hole Golf Course, River Bend Nature Center, Castaway Cove Waterpark, Lake Wichita, and Lake Arrowhead. This position will focus on prevention, wellness, and maintenance of health in partnership with patients. This will be accomplished by evaluating, treating, and educating patients in a clinic setting. Under the collaboration of a physician, performs professional medical work in the examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to statutory limitations. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, refers to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative procedures within their scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES              Provides comprehensive clinical patient care through interviewing, examining and treating associates and their dependents in order to meet their health and wellness needs.  Prescribes appropriate medical treatment and clinical medications for patients and orders studies, tests and ancillary care services as required
  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition, with documentation in the medical record
  • Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use as well as the accurate administration of the pharmacologic agent
  • Educates patients and/or families about preventive care, wellness, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications
  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within evidence based and best practice guidelines
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of growth and development, and pathophysiology of disease processes, specific to age groups served
  • Follows all established rules and guidelines of evidence based care and best clinical practice
  • Regularly reviews chronic medical conditions that require ongoing medical attention by accessing available registry tools
  • Educates patients on wellness, prevention and early detection by providing materials and resources to the patients and families Works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration, or referral.
  • May refer patients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment
  • Refers to appropriate specialists outside the health center in a medically appropriate and efficient manner
  • Practices in a collaborative fashion consistent with the concept of a patient centered medical home, consulting and collaborating  with the onsite physician as needed regarding patient care, assessment, and education issues
  • Refers patients to and utilizes unique internal associates’ benefits and resources to maximize health outcomes
  • Demonstrates exceptional and effective collaborative partnership and communication style with both patients and staff   Actively engage in quality improvement, leadership and compliance  
  • Participates in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center requirements for QuadMed
  • Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests, and inquiries from patients, QuadMed, and clients
  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations
  • Effectively communicates with patients through technology to include email, video, telephonic, and text while complying with QuadMed policy and practices
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues and approaches in area of expertise
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
  • Demonstrates the ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations and establish a leadership role in an emergency
 JOB REQUIREMENTSAppropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis Education:  The successful candidate will have completed a Master’s Degree level Physician Assistant program from an accredited college/university. Experience: The ideal candidate will have at least three years primary care practice experience, the ability to work independently, and experience working with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).  Experience working with pediatric patients in some locations  Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 
  • Active and unrestricted applicable licensure
  • CPR Certification   
  • NPI & DEA
  • Current National Board Certification
  • BLS-Certification
  Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  Bilingual Spanish in some locations  

Additional Company Information


We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Company Name:

QuadMed

Location:

Wichita Falls, Texas

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Family Practice

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Date Posted:

December 1, 2017

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