CO Physician Assistant

Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Department of Medicine, Occupational Health seeks aPhysician Assistant to provide clinical and administrative activities at the PepsiCo on site clinic in Piscataway, New Jersey. The position reports directly to the East Coast Regional Coordinator for the PepsiCo/JHU partnership. The position also works closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provide on-site services forty (40) hours per week at the PepsiCo clinic in Piscataway, New Jersey. Triage and treat, as appropriate, minor work related and non-work related injuries and illnesses. Dispense over the counter and prescription medications in accordance with pre-established standing orders to employees with minor work-related and non-work related concerns (back pain, headache, pharyngitis). Provide on site specimen/lab collection for employees presenting lab orders from their PCP. Perform urine drug screening and breath alcohol testing in accordance with company protocol. Provide onsite assessment for strep pharyngitis, UTI, influenza, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia Provide support and case management for both work-related and non-work related conditions for the purposes of reducing illness and absenteeism. Coordinate second opinions for employees absent due to workers’ compensation or disability, as necessary in adherence with company protocols. Coordinate annual seasonal influenza vaccination program. Coordinate and plan monthly health education seminars and general wellness events. Provide on site patient education regarding illnesses, medication, treatments, etc…
  • Work collaboratively with patients and their PCP/Specialist to facilitate early diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems.

Administrative services provided to PepsiCo include:

  • Maintain and revise, as needed, standardized procedures, protocols and standing orders.
  • Maintain adequate clinical supplies.
  • Maintain Letter of Permit Exception with the New Jersey Department of Health/CLIA required for lab testing provided on-site.
  • Maintain patient medical records.

Work collaboratively with the Benefits and Safety teams:

  • To coordinate and plan health and wellness events and initiatives;
  • To manage workers’ compensation claims;
  • To expand clinic services and reach.
  • Provide crisis management/intervention, as needed.
  • Provide general medical advice to the PepsiCo Human Resources and Safety/Risk Management
  • departments.
  • Ensure the provision of prompt, appropriate clinical care to all patients in accordance with PepsiCo and Johns Hopkins University protocols, State regulations and professional standards.
  • Develop relationships with clinical providers in the area to provide back-up clinical care.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to PepsiCo employees as required.
  • Ensure PepsiCo onsite clinic facilities are neat, clean and attractive.
  • Conduct self in an exemplary fashion to achieve goals.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to PepsiCo employees as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; Certification by the NCCPA or similar national certifying body; Completion of a CAAHEP certified Physician Assistant program. Must be licensed as PA in State ofNew Jersey Board of Physiciansor other state where practicing. Minimum twelve months related experience (adult medicine).Experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor's degree, as permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.

JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Occupational Medicine, Workers’ Compensation, DOT exams.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients and interact with clients/employers.
  • A comprehensive understanding of outpatient adult medicine, patient care procedures, medical protocols, testing procedures is necessary.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications:

DOT Medical Examiner preferred.

Certified Urine Drug Screen Collector preferred

Certified Breath Alcohol Technician preferred

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.

Working Conditions: Occasional visits to satellite plants for UDS and flu shots

Classified Title: Physician Assistant
Working Title: CO Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range:ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range:Competitive; Commensurate with experience
Employee Group:Full Time
Schedule:Monday-Friday varying hours
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location:PepsiCo, Piscataway, New Jersey
Department Name:Medicine, Division of Occupational Health
Personnel Area:School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
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