Urgent Care at Home – PA

Urgent Care at Home - Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work as a team with a medical technician to deliver care in the patient’s home. This involves being a mobile unit and driving in a company vehicle to the place of service.
  • Perform comprehensive health assessments and diagnose and treat complex illnesses.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions, such as splinting, suturing, wound care and minor procedures.
  • Use critical thinking skills and follow evidence-based standards of practice.
  • Accurately and thoroughly document your patient encounter and ensure accuracy.
  • Analyze test data to diagnose, treat and arrange appropriate follow up for the patient to ensure continuity of care.
  • Educate patients and families on how to treat their acute illness and manage their health and well-being.
  • Effectively navigate difficult conversations related to end-of-life issues and goals of care.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, family, the medical power of attorney, primary care provider and all individuals involved in the patient’s care.
  • Identify and proactively solve problems.
  • Adhere to clinical and safety standards, protocols, and performance metrics.
  • Provide care with compassion, empathy, and cultural competency.
  • Maintain positive relationships with medical technician partners and remote teams.
  • Attend training sessions and clinical team meetings.
  • Maintain professional etiquette and serve as ambassadors for the company.
  • Lead your practice and always do what’s right for the patient.

 Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in acute care (ED, UC, Internal Medicine, Hospital, Family Practice, Cardiac, Pulmonary or other relevant areas)
  • Those with less than two years of experience as an PA, but with two or more years’ experience as a paramedic or a graduate from an EM/Hospitalist residency (PA’s) are also encouraged to apply
  • Graduate with an advanced degree from an accredited institution
  • Current unrestricted state license as a Physician Assistant
  • Nationally board certified, current
  • Current BLS / ACLS certification
  • Prescriptive authority and DEA
  • Willingness to be supervised by a physician in a clinic for 30 days as part of training and orientation

Facility Information

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Community Information

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