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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Full Time

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Company: Concentra Operating

Location: Timonium, MD

Date Posted: May 30, 2014

Source: Concentra Operating Corporation

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Concentra is actively recruiting for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work full time at our Timonium center in Baltimore, MD.

Subject to the medical protocols established by the Association and the Chief Medical Officer of Concentra and in cooperation with Supervising Physicians, Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner shall provide primary medical direction and coordination of care. Directly reports to Center Medical Director.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Supports physicians and performs tasks traditionally performed by physicians.
* Engages in direct patient care:
* Performs physical, mental status and medical history examinations; makes records of findings subsequently reviewed and countersigned by supervising physician;
* Orders and interprets laboratory studies/examinations to determine treatment, orders medication and other forms of treatment as ordered by the physician;
* Follows patient progress and makes changes in treatment as necessary;
* Applies local anesthetic, examines and cleans wounds, incises and drains abscesses and sutures;
* Performs duties as required by supervising ...

:

Concentra is actively recruiting for a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work full time at our Timonium center in Baltimore, MD.

Subject to the medical protocols established by the Association and the Chief Medical Officer of Concentra and in cooperation with Supervising Physicians, Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner shall provide primary medical direction and coordination of care. Directly reports to Center Medical Director.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Supports physicians and performs tasks traditionally performed by physicians.
* Engages in direct patient care:
* Performs physical, mental status and medical history examinations; makes records of findings subsequently reviewed and countersigned by supervising physician;
* Orders and interprets laboratory studies/examinations to determine treatment, orders medication and other forms of treatment as ordered by the physician;
* Follows patient progress and makes changes in treatment as necessary;
* Applies local anesthetic, examines and cleans wounds, incises and drains abscesses and sutures;
* Performs duties as required by supervising physician.
* Participates in the "on call" program to facilitate after hours and weekend case care.
* Works with Center Medical Director (CMD) to develop, implement and revise policy and helps ensure operations adhere to policy and standards of occupational medicine, Association and Concentra.
* Participates in quality of care process reviews.
* Recommends potential growth for new and/or existing services.
* Helps ensure center's compliance with licensing, certification and accrediting bodies.
* Meets with employers to discuss health and safety needs and conducts work place on-site assessments.
* Calls client representatives following employee treatment for initial injury or return to work status.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

* Licensure requirements of the state of jurisdiction
* Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE:

* Minimum 2 years clinical experience in a primary care specialty and/or occupational medicine

DEMONSTRATED JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

* Working knowledge of laws and regulations governing rehabilitation services
* Working knowledge of worker's compensation and clinical procedures/processes.
* Working knowledge of diagnoses and treatment of minor trauma and orthopedic injuries.
* Agrees and commits to Concentra's core practice standards and Policies and Procedures.
* Superior interpersonal communication skills; medical writing skills.
* Superior customer service and "bedside manner" skills.
* Ability to work in a team environment that is dedicated to providing excellent patient care; values all contributions to product and outcome; is not arrogant.
* Displays a professional, approachable and selfless demeanor at all times both to external and internal clients.
* Willingness to learn and continuously improve, to be audited, observed, and reviewed; responds positively to feedback.
* Working knowledge of medical office administration and procedures.
* Critical thinking, deductive reasoning and decision making skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

* Clinic environment
* Minimal travel
* Work outside of core hours as required

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Concentra's Data Protection Commitment
* Concentra is committed to protect patient data and to ensure privacy of personal and medical information.
* Every Concentra colleague has the responsibility to adhere to data protection principles.
* If a colleague's role includes handling or processing sensitive data, role-specific policies and requirements apply to ensure the protection of patient information.

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