CO Physician Assistant

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

We are seeking a Physician Assistant who provides clinical and administrative activities at the PepsiCo on site clinic in Sacramento, CA. The position reports directly to the West 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 & Responsibilities:

    Provide on-site services forty (40) hours per week at the PepsiCo clinic in Sacramento, CA. 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 California 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. Registered/licensed by the State of California Board of Physicians. National Board Certification. 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 American Heart Association or American Red Cross 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Occupational Medicine, Workers’ Compensation, DOT exams.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & 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.

Classified Title: Physician Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee Group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, Hours Vary
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​PepsiCo- Sacramento, CA
Department Name: ​​​​​​​SOM DOM 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 at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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

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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
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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