Physician Assistant (Family Medicine)

Physician Assistant (Family Medicine)

JOB TITLE: Physician Assistant (Family Medicine)
DEPARTMENT: Integrated Health Services
FLSA: Full-Time; Salaried/Exempt
HIRING RANGE: To Be Discussed – Competitive and Compensatory with Experience

Vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory at our organization unless you are approved for an accommodation due to a religious objection or ADA covered medical condition. The organization will also review medical recommendations for a delay in vaccination or for other contraindications to vaccination.

ABOUT US:
OIC Family Medical Center is a FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) and the medical home of approximately 11,000 patients. As an FQHC, OIC meets the health needs of the community by providing comprehensive, quality, and affordable healthcare to all residents, including those who are uninsured and underserved. The services we provide include primary care, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, urgent care, and outreach. The opportunity to develop an on-going relationship with our providers and medical team within this integrated model of care enables patients to take a holistic approach to their personal health.

We are urgently recruiting for mid-level providers who will be committed to providing compassionate, high-quality, community-based healthcare and building long-term relationships with their patients and team members. In return, OIC commits to providing a work environment in which all team members can contribute to their highest abilities, grow to their greatest potential, and thrive both professionally and personally.

At OIC, we not only have a salary structure that is fair and competitive, but we also provide opportunities to be rewarded for top-notch performance and productivity. Additionally, we have a benefit package that is comprehensive to meet the diverse needs of our OIC Family. Among the benefits, opportunities, and perks available with employment at OIC Family Medical Center are:
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
• Supplemental Benefits
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Perks at Work Discount Program
• 403b Retirement Plan
• Competitive Pay
• Production Bonus Opportunity
• Quality Bonus Opportunity
• HRSA National Health Service Corps – Student Loan Repayment
• Relocation Reimbursement (Up to $5,000)
• FTCA Malpractice Coverage
• Annual CME Reimbursement (Up to $2,000)
• 120 Hours of PTO after 90 days of employment (PTO accrues bi-monthly)
• And more!

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Physician’s Assistant responsible for providing competent, appropriate and legal primary care services to OIC patients. Position will participate in QI activities as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Attendance during the normal work hours is an essential function of the job to ensure work goals are met and customers are served.
• Provides direct outpatient primary care to patients by performing diagnostic and therapeutic services to assist physician in diagnosing medical and health and prescribing necessary treatment for primary patient care, records pertinent data for review by physicians.
• Takes patient history; conducts physical exams, records data; writes progress notes and narrative summaries.
• Prescribes medication utilizing clinic formulary for outpatients as feasible and per physician assistant protocols.
• Act as the liaison with medical care resources when referral is needed per protocols
• Requisitions on and off-site lab and x-ray exams as needed per protocol.
• Participates in continuing education activities on- and off-site when appropriate and feasible.
• Participates in staff conferences to devise individual patient care plans, to revise and update clinic services, continuing quality improvement program and continuing education as appropriate.
• When there are no patients to be attended to, participates in patient related activities.
• Maintains appropriate medical certification as required by the NC Medical Board.
• Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant. National Certification as a PA. Licensed to practice by the NC Board of Medical Examiners. Ongoing documented continuing education required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
OIC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. OIC, Inc. offers equal opportunities to applicants and employees and makes all employment-related decisions based exclusively on job-related qualifications, without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation and/or any other status protected by law.

DIVERSITY STATEMENT
OIC, Inc. is committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling OIC, Inc.’s vision and goals.

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Due to the volume of applications received, please do not contact the OIC Human Resources Department to check the status of an application, as we will be unable to provide this information over the phone. All applicants will be reviewed and those deemed most qualified will be contacted for interview. Jobs will be open for a maximum of 30 days from initial posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with OIC, Inc.