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Physician Extender

Company: The Arora Group, Inc.
Location: Lemoore
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Currently recruiting a Physician Extender (PA/NP) in Lemoore, California, to work at the Naval Health Clinic Lemoore in the Deployment Health unit. The Physician Extender (PA/NP) will provide medical care to Active Duty heroes, their family members, and military retirees. The Physician Extender (PA/NP) position is full-time, 8 hr shifts, Mon - Fri between the hours of 6: 00AM - 4: 00PM. Full benefits and including 17 days of paid vacation & sick leave, plus paid 10 federal holidays.


DUTIES OF THE PHYSICIAN EXTENDER (PA/NP):

  • Provide a full range of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner services in primary medical care within the limits of their training and privileges granted by the medical treatment facility (e.G., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
  • Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.E., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical personnel and perform designated treatment.
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations.
  • Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a physician.
  • Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice.
  • Establish rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate primary care services.
  • Teach patients and family members healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness.


QUALIFICATIONS OF THE PHYSICIAN EXTENDER (PA/NP):

  • Degree: Bachelor' s degree (if PA). Master' s degree in nursing. (If NP).
  • Education: For PA' s, graduate from an accredited college or university certified by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). For NP' s, graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Certification: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician s Assistants (NCCPA) for PA' s. If NP, certified in the specialty required by the TO as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the recognized national nursing certification organization for the specialty area of practice as appropriate (for example, National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, American Nurses Association, National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Specialties).
  • Experience: One year of experience as a PA or NP within the last two years.
  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in any U.S. State, DC, or territory.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Gov' t computer systems).
  • Provide evidence of at least 12 contact hours of continuing education within the preceding two years.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS OF THE PHYSICIAN EXTENDER (PA/NP):

  • Competitive salary
  • 17 days paid vacation/sick leave per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays per year
  • Dental and Vision plans
  • 401(k) savings plan




ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP


The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our over healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty servicemembers, their families, and veterans. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: The Arora Group, Inc., Visalia , Physician Extender, Other , Lemoore, California

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