Family Practice Physician Assistant
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 12 days ago
Job Description
Join our team which is committed to the delivery of the highest quality health care service.  We are seeking a full-time Family Practice Physician Assistant  that is self-motivated, energetic, and a take charge individual.

Job Responsibilities:
 
  1. Provides primary health care services to patients, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health conditions.
  2. Functions under the supervision of a physician, as defined by law.
  3. Obtains health histories and performs physical examinations.
  4. Provides family planning services and acute care to pregnant patients.
  5. Provides wellness care for children and adults, including screening and immunizations.
  6. Teaches health promotion, wellness, and disease prevention.
  7. Diagnoses and, in partnership with the patient, manages acute and chronic health conditions.
  8. Orders, conducts, and interprets diagnostic studies and laboratory tests.
  9. Refers complex medical cases to the physician staff or to appropriate outside health care providers or agencies as needed.
  10. Prepares and maintains medical patient reports and records.
  11. Participates in the training of nursing students, physician assistant students, nurse practitioners, medical students, and medical residents.

Qualifications: 

 
  1. Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Wisconsin.
  2. Completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
  3. Certification or eligibility for certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  4. Eligible for prescriptive authority in the State of Wisconsin.
  5. Working knowledge of the social and cultural factors associated with the community’s use of social and health care services.
  6. Ability to understand patient attitudes and needs, develop and orient program goals and concepts accordingly, and to work effectively toward their accomplishment with all staff members.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, officials, the public, patients, other private and public organizational representatives, health care personnel and community groups and organizations.
  8. Ability to work under pressure, maintain personal composure, evaluate situations and act/react appropriately, and use tact in dealing with visitors, patients and difficult situations.
  9. Ability to identify and maintain confidential material.
  10. Ability to interpret and conform program operations to applicable laws, rules, regulations and funding source requirements and according to acceptable standards.
  11. Spanish speaking preferred.

 

Contact Information
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer. For immediate confidential consideration contact Lilybeth Colon at Lilybeth.Colon@sschc.org
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediately
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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