Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

JumpstartMD - Pleasanton, CA3.0


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Position: ClinicianManager(NP or PA)

Reports to: Regional Director

Location: Pleasanton

Classification: Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Schedule: Wednesday-Friday; 25-30 hrs/week

Position Summary

The ClinicianManager is theleader in the JSMD clinic, providing both 1:1 care as well as medical oversight that ensureshigh quality patient care and exemplary service from all staff. The CM is responsible for clinicgoals for patient care(service delivery,patient satisfaction, and quality improvement); people development(training,recognition, satisfaction, hiring & retention) and fiscalmanagement (cost management, revenue).This position participates in operational and strategic planning as part of the management team. The Clinician Manager is a hybrid role providing direct patient care while also ensuringthe clinicmeets all care standards and regulatory requirements related to service area as appropriate.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct 1:1 member consultations ranging from in-depth initial visitsto 15-minute weekly check-ups. Evaluate and interpret health needs of patients and provide direct assistance in setting goals.Apply basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory to enhance the effectiveness of these conversations.
  • Provide routine care and management of patients as outlined in JSMD’s standardized procedures. Perform physical examinations and screenings of patients. Effectively inform and educate patients about specific wellness concerns. Diagnose health problems and detect changes in patient condition.
  • Regularly make follow up phone calls and timely respond to patient post-visit inquiries.
  • Perform routine procedures, exams and order and evaluate appropriate lab tests.
  • Administer medications.
  • Operate medical equipment.
  • Ensure patient records are kept up to date including test results, immunizations, condition changes, etc.
  • Deliver quality, physician-level care while complying with company policies, safety regulations, and productivity metrics
  • Hire, coach, and develop staff including professional development planning and opportunities. Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards and disciplinary action.
  • Ensureemployeesadhere to their regular workschedules, effectively manage overtime and requests for time off and ensure stafftraining is completed timely.
  • Consciously foster a workplace culture that emphasizes the mission, vision, guiding principles and values of JSMD. One that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and clinic to succeed.
  • Plan, evaluate, and improve SOPs to enhance quality of care, member satisfaction, efficiency, and output.
  • Attend monthly meetings and complete assigned training as required.
  • Model exemplary patient interaction and program delivery.
  • Assist line staff with medical and program-related questions.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge base and application of JSMD policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain a strong knowledge base of weight loss principles and effective use of 15 Healthy Habits resources.
  • As appropriate elevate program or operational issues to Regional Director
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • California licensed Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited NP or PA program.
  • DEA Registration Certificate.
  • OIG Clearanceand NPI number
  • Must be able to meet and receive a background check to include criminal records clearance

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Mission-driven and particularly passionate about the impact of the life-changing care we provide. The ideal licensed Medical Professional at JSMD has a passion for helping individuals transform their lives through nutrition education, exercise guidance, and lifestyle coaching.
  • Strong conviction in the underlying rationale behind our approach. Mastery of the physiology, pharmacology, and psychology underlying the JumpstartMD weight loss approach
  • Superb interpersonal skills - a “people person,” empathetic listener, sensitive, upbeat, optimistic, articulate, gracious, and tactful. Ability to quickly build relationships with weight-loss patients ofvarying backgrounds, personalities, temperaments, and needs
  • A strong interest in preventative medicine, modern biomarker laboratory assessment, psychiatry, and endocrinology.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Office platform. Experience with electronic health records, billing and appointment systems.
  • Actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Experience working in a dynamic, quickly-changing environment. Self-starter, entrepreneurial with hands on approach
  • Resourceful individual with flexible approach to problem solving with a strong result orientation and a bias towards action
  • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, a professional demeanor and to represent the company in a positive manner at all times.

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About Us

JumpstartMD is a medical practice dedicated to pre-emptive, preventive medicine through lifestyle change and sustainable weight loss. Our program is personalizedbased on proven nutritional science, one-on-one lifestyle counseling and real, fresh food. JumpstartMD was founded by Stanford trained physicians and board certified Diplomates of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and has helped more than 70,000 patients since 2007.

Our professional staff includes experts in medicine, nutrition, psychology and physical fitness who meet individually with patients each week. Many have struggled with weight themselves and all are passionate about empowering our patients with knowledge and personal support to achieve optimized health.

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Job Type: Full-time


  • clinical: 1 year (Preferred)


  • BLS/CPR (Required)
  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Required)
  • DEA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)