Physician Assistant at Baptist Health Urgent Care Job at Urgent Team Management, Fort Smith, AR

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  • Urgent Team Management
  • Fort Smith, AR

Job Description

Baptist Health Urgent Care is looking for a dedicated, compassionate, and experienced Physician Assistant to join our dynamic healthcare team in Fort Smith, AR. This is a full-time position that requires working 36-40 hours each week, including every-other-weekend.

JOB SUMMARY:
As a Physician Assistant at Baptist Health Urgent Care, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional medical care to patients of all ages with a wide variety of acute and chronic medical conditions. Working collaboratively with a team of healthcare professionals, you will diagnose, treat, and educate patients while ensuring the highest standard of care and service. Our full-time Providers work a rotating 36-40 hour/week schedule, consisting of 12-hour weekday shifts and every-other weekend. Our PRN (per diem) team members are scheduled on an as-needed basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

• Provide exemplary customer service to patients, visitors and coworkers.
• Provide convenient, friendly patient care to all who come through our door seeking health related services.
• Provide leadership, direction, and assistance during emergencies while maintaining a comforting and reassuring affect for patients.
• Working environment subject to varying fast paced and high stress conditions, including long and variable hours, changing locations, and continuous and frequent contact with others.
• Performs medical assessment, treatment, management and follow up of clinic patients including, but not limited to: primary care, urgent care, occupational health, DOT physicals and workers compensation.
• Performs medical procedures including, but not limited to: laceration repairs, nail removal, pap tests, injections, splinting and abscess incision and drainage.
• Establishes and monitors a medically appropriate level of care for clinic patients.
• Oversees, directs and supports on site laboratory, x-rays, injections, and collections for direct access services, if applicable.
• Maintains clinical core competency.
• Works with Center Leadership and other staff to ensure operations are consistent with medical policy and professional standards.
• Cooperates and participates in the development, implementation and revision of policies affecting medical practice, quality of care and patient satisfaction.
• Participates in and assists with in-service and continuing education programs for physicians, nurses and other personnel employed by or associated with Company.
• Recommends potential means of growth and development for new and/or existing services within the Center.
• Assures compliance with licensing, certification and accrediting bodies.
• Participates in development and presentation of education programs for staff.
• Represents Company and the clinic as reasonably required at internal and external meetings or events.
• Provides guidance to other medical staff (e.g. physician assistants, nurse practitioners and medical assistants) to ensure quality professional services and patient satisfaction

WHAT'S REQUIRED?
• 6 months of experience in Family or Emergency Medicine, outside of education, is desired
• State License as a Physician Assistant
• Certification as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA; must be able to see patients of all ages
• DEA license, or willingness to obtain upon hire
• DOT certification, or willingness to obtain upon hire
• BLS certification

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
• Competitive Salary
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Options
• Retirement savings plans
• Continuing Education Reimbursement
• Paid Time Off
• and MORE!

ABOUT BAPTIST HEALTH URGENT CARE:
Baptist Health Urgent Care, with 20 locations in Arkansas, is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 83 locations under seven brands.

Baptist Health Urgent Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. The centers are open seven days a week: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please note, our Fort Smith-Northside location's weekend hours are Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Additionally, all Baptist Health Urgent Care centers are Accredited Care Centers – a designation from the Urgent Care Association which recognizes the company’s commitment to safety, quality, and scope of services.

Job Tags

Full time, Relief, Shift work, Sunday, Saturday, Weekday work, Monday to Friday,

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