Physician Assistant for Family Practice

Montes Medical Group, a growing family practice with offices in Inglewood, Whittier, Norwalk, and Whittier, is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) with pediatrics, adults, and geriatric experience. Our practice is heavily HMO (Medi-Cal, Medicare, Cal Medi Connect, Covered California) based with a growing number of private insurance and PPO patients.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Physician Assistant to join our team in our Whittier office.

Under the supervision of the physician, as a Physician Assistant, you will assist with all aspects of patient care to include diagnosis, treatment plans, and consultations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Assesses 20-24 patients per day interviewing; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by ordering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties within scope of practice may apply.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Certified Physician Assistant with experience in Family Medicine is preferred (currently licensed in CA)
  • Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects and proper administration
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to type a minimum of 45 wpm
  • Electronic Medical/Health Record (EMR) experience essential - eClinicalWorks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Spanish proficiency preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60.00 /hour

Education:

  • Master's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Whittier, CA 90601 (Preferred)

License:

  • Physician Assistant (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan

Relocation Assistance Provided:

  • No