Physician Assistant (PA)

Physician Assistant Jobs Stratford, Connecticut


Description

Healthcare Without Rival

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a full-time Physician Assistant (PA) in our employer health center located in Stratford, CT. The schedule is Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 5:00p and Friday 7:30a – 4:00p.

Premise Health is the world's leading direct healthcare provider and one of the largest digital providers in the country, serving over 11 million eligible lives across more than 2,500 of the largest commercial and municipal employers in the U.S. Premise partners with its clients to offer fully connected care – in-person and in the digital environment. It operates more than 800 onsite and nearsite wellness centers in 45 states and Guam, delivering care through the Digital Wellness Center and onsite, nearsite, mobile, and event solutions.

Premise delivers value by simplifying complexity and breaking down barriers to give diverse member populations access to convenient, integrated, high-quality care. We offer more than 30 products, delivering the breadth and depth of care required to serve organizations' total populations. The result is healthcare that meets the needs of members and their families, helping them live healthier while lowering costs for organizations.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Physician
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, provides home-going instructions, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, and health maintenance.
  • Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs
  • Records physical findings, and formulates plan and prognosis, based on patient’s condition. Provides written home-going instructions
  • Collaborates with Physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan as necessary
  • Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, inhalation therapy, or related therapeutic procedures
  • Refers patients to Physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment
  • Maintains medical records using (In some health centers it may be using Electronic Medical Record software)
  • May require other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
Education:

  • All state licenses/certifications to practice
  • Board of Pharmacy Prescribing License (if applicable, required in NV)
  • Current national certification (NCCPA required)
  • Degree from ARC-PA accredited program
  • Federal DEA license (matching each state of practice as applicable)
  • State Narcotic/Controlled Substance license if required in your state (Alabama, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Puerto Rico) (New York ROPES registration)
  • CPR (BLS for the Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer or ACLS-the copy must include the front and back of card as applicable) Certification must include “hands on” evaluation of skills by the trainer/instructor. Total on-line courses will not be accepted. Course must also meet the American Heart Association (AHA) standards but need not be an AHA certificate.
Experience:

  • At least three years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice or emergency department setting


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred
  • Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for medical provider is required Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.
  • Appropriate certification to write prescriptions under the authority of the Medical Leader, if allowed within state of practice
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Training skills a plus
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and work flow management skills preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.

Work-life balance is at the foundation of how decisions are made and where Premise is headed. We can only help people get, stay, and be well if we do the same for ourselves. In addition to competitive pay, Premise offers benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation time, a company-sponsored wellness program, and much more our talent acquisition team will be happy to share with you.

Premise Health is an equal opportunity employer; we value inclusion, and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

To support Premise Health’s commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of our team members, clients and patients, Premise Health encourages all new team members to be fully vaccinated and up to date with a COVID-19 vaccine. Where applicable state or local laws or a client require, individuals who are offered and accept a position with Premise Health will be required to provide proof of vaccination in the form of a CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process. *
*Except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted.


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