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Verified Pay $90,000.00 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lecanto, Florida

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Job Description

Job Description


Job Title: Midlevel Provider - Physician Assistant

Job Category: Professional Clinical Provider

Location: Assigned office

Travel Required: Yes, between Ocala West and Lecanto as needed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description: Provide direct, exceptional dermatological care to patients

Role and Responsibilities

Clinical and Administrative

  • Carries out a review of patients’ medical history
  • Performs full body skin exams
  • Orders diagnostic tests, including blood tests and x-rays, sends biopsies out to pathology and interprets the results
  • Establishes diagnoses and treatment plans for patient’s skin state disease
  • Diagnoses and treatment of skin cancer
  • Provides treatment, including minor surgical procedures such as, biopsies, cryo-therapy, ED&C, excisions
  • Provides counseling and skin safety education to patients and their families
  • Prescribes needed medications to patients
  • Takes record of patients’ progress
  • Performs research for current treatment procedures so as to provide quality care to patients
  • Ability to provide expert clinical judgment and function independently
  • Possession of exceptional communication and interpersonal skills that enable effective collaboration with physicians, staff, community health workers, patients and their families
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision, and to take initiative in handling the responsibilities of the position
  • Ability to understand complex medical information and clearly communicate it to patients and their families, medical staff, and external customers, in written and spoken format
  • Completes MIPS requirements and clinical notes within 48hrs of a patient visit
  • Possession of conflict resolution and problem-solving skills to effectively manage conflict in work environment
  • Frequently takes part in community outreach programs to promote the practice and educate people in skin cancer prevention and healthy living

Professional

  • Demonstrates initiative and responsibility
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks without loss of focus
  • Adheres to ethical principles
  • Time Management
  • Adapts to change
  • Attends all team meetings and mandatory in-service training/education

Communication

  • Recognizes and respects cultural diversity
  • Adapts communication to individual’s ability to understand
  • Uses professional, pleasant telephone etiquette
  • Uses medical terminology appropriately
  • Treats all patients and co-workers with compassion, empathy, and mutual respect
  • Projects a professional manner and image
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality

Legal

  • Maintains confidentiality and documents accurately
  • Uses appropriate guidelines for releasing patient information
  • Practices within the scope of education, training, and personal capabilities
  • Conducts self in accordance with Suncoast’s Employee Handbook.
  • Maintains awareness of federal and state health care legislation and regulations; OSHA, HIPAA, and CLIA

Core Competencies

  • Efficiency
  • Attention to details
  • Organized
  • Punctual
  • Takes initiative, proactive
  • Team Player
  • Honesty/Integrity
  • Flexible
  • Calm under pressure
  • “A Doer”, persistence
  • Problem solver, Strategic thinking, Creativity
  • Analytical skills
  • Clear and concise communication/Listening skills
  • Quick Learner, Intelligence
  • Follow through on commitments
  • Enthusiastic, Friendly, Positive attitude
  • Openness to advice and constructive criticism
  • Strong work ethic

Physical Demands

  • Prolonged standing/walking
  • Occasional travel
  • Multitasking
  • Repetitive head, neck, hands wrists and arm motion/rotation
  • Extensive reading, writing, typing required
  • Lifting to 25lbs
  • Frequent use of office administrative, computer and medical equipment
  • Transferring and positioning patients

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s and master’s degree, together with a certificate from completing an American Medical Association approved physician assistant program
  • Possession of active Florida medical license
  • May possess a National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) issued certificate
  • Possession of state and federal Controlled Substance Registration
  • Some clinical experience in an area of specialty
  • Knowledgeable in computer programs, EMR systems, customer service, excellent verbal communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


Medical specialties:


  • Dermatology


Schedule:


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed



Experience:


  • EMR systems: 1 year (Preferred)


License/Certification:


  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (Preferred)
  • PA-C (Preferred)
  • Physician Assistant License (Preferred)


Work Location: In person