Physician Assistant - Venice Family Clinic, Inglewood

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full Time Counseling Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Responsibilities

Venice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. In November 2021, Venice Family Clinic merged with South Bay Family Health Care, uniting more than a century of experience helping patients regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization now has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have 17 locations plus two mobile clinics and an expansive street medicine program for people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at venicefamilyclinic.org.

The Physician Assistant will be providing medical care to homeless patients as part of a multidisciplinary IMHT team.  This includes attending case conferences and doing street outreach.  The clinical home of the physician assistant will be at Inglewood, where she will be providing primary care services to low income patients including chronically ill adults, pediatrics, gynecology, and homeless patients.  The PA works independently providing assessment, management, and follow-up of patients.

Qualifications

Active license to practice as a Physician Assistant in California and must possess certification as Certified Physician Assistant through NCCPA -Required

Graduated from an accredited PA Program- Required

Master's degree in Physician Assistant Program - Preferred

BLS certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association - Required

Ability to operate a computer to obtain lab results, log clinic visits, and input/retrieve data. -Required

Knowledge of disease processes and treatments in patients with chronic disease, pediatrics or gynecologic problems.  -Required

Demonstrated ability to supervise clinical support staff. -Required

Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively relate to patients, their families, members of the health care team, and the lay and professional community. -Required

Ability to perform patient assessments and take appropriate actions. Required

Skill in organizing work flow to accomplish Venice Family Clinic objectives. -Required

Skill in communicating with patients and families in medical Spanish. -Required

Skill in writing patient notes, progress reports, correspondence, consent forms and other patient materials. -Required

Strong organizational skills to create patient treatment plans and work with multidisciplinary teams. -Required

Ability to work independently, set goals and objectives, prioritize work activities. -Required

Ability to determine when to function independently and when to request physician intervention. -Required

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type (feed only)

FULL TIME