Job ID: 289865916  |  Last Updated: 8/18/2021

Physician Assistant

Employer
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Location
Bronx, NY
Applicant Contact
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Job Description

Urban Health Planis a network of federally qualified community health centers that offers comprehensive, affordable, quality primary and specialty health care.We are located in the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan and are accredited by the Joint Commission.

At Urban Health Plan (UHP), our commitment to provide patient-centered, holistic, quality health care, is part of a tradition started by our founder, Dr. Richard Izquierdo, more than 40 years ago. That tradition continues today by promoting excellence in everything that we do. We provide affordable, comprehensive, quality health care. Urban Health Plan is about community health.

We strive to deliver the highest quality of care to all patients whocome through our doors.

At UHP, we recognize challenges that face primary care; we strive to be at the forefront of innovative practices and building a supportive environment focusing on associate and provider well-being.We value our providers; we value our patients, and we know that happy providers and happy patients bring forth better outcomes.We are always searching for ways to allow providers to focus on patient care and focus on clinical-care innovation through strong, supportive departments, active clinical leadership, and responsive administration.

We are community health.

Providers are not alone; they work as part of a health care team that focuses on optimizing population management with an emphasis on personalized medicine, explores innovative practices including the use of state-of-the-art technology, EMR upgrades and improvements, use of telemedicine, and other practices to improve outcomes and decrease provider burnout, and emphasize provider learning and commitment to teamwork. We encourage provider champions for new initiatives and grants, host monthly CME accredited education sessions, foster involvement with professional school students and have a growing community-based research department.

We practice holistic, team-based medicine.

Urban Health Plans mission is to continuously improve the health of communities and the quality of life of the people we serve by providing affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary, and specialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices. We are looking for capable, energetic, passionate physicians, looking to work in an environment that fosters, patient-centered, holistic, quality medical care, in a practice setting that encourages innovation, creativity, learning, and growth.

We are innovative, creative, and continuously improving.

Job Description: We are looking forPhysician Assistantsto provide primary care services as part of our School Based Health clinical team. The Physician Assistant will work with a multi-disciplinary team to care for and provide medical services to patients, including examining/conducting tests; analyze records, reports, and test results; to prevent and/or diagnose illness, disease or injury; prescribe/administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination, and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, and/or injury; explain procedures and test results on prescribed treatment plan; manage labs, referrals. The Physician Assistant will collaborate with other physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians, and other support staff as part of the clinical team.Perform other job-related duties as required by departmental needs/demands.

Experience and Skills: Completion of an approved/accredited educational program for Physician Assistants Valid NY State license, CDS, DEA, andBLS Ability to effectively communicate, follow established procedures and protocols Understanding of and passion for Community Healthcare is preferred

Benefits: At Urban Health Plan, we value our team and foster a positive, fun work environment! We offer a competitive benefit package that includes: Federal/State Loan Repayment Eligibility Generous Paid Time Off including your birthday (4 weeks vacation; 6 sick; 6 personal; 9 paid holidays) Contribution to 401K plan Full Benefits - 100% of cost covered for employee, 73.5% covered for family byemployer Term Life Insurance Malpractice insurance coverage under FTCA Paid continuing medical education Flexible schedules Relocation Reimbursement

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