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Urgent Care Physician Assistant
- Old Bridge, New Jersey
- USD65.00 to USD85.00 Per Hour
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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Great small business work environment
Paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement benefit, CME stipend, and more!
American Family Care (AFC) is one of the largest primary and urgent care companies in the U.S. providing services seven days a week on a walk-in basis. Our state-of-the-art centers focus on the episodic treatment of acute illnesses and injuries, workers' compensation, and occupational medicine. Each location is equipped with an onsite lab and in-house x-ray capability.AFC is the parent company of AFC Franchising, LLC (AFCF). This position works directly with a franchised business location. The specific job duties and benefits can vary between franchises.
Responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients through collaboration with a designated physician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assess and treat patients with common acute conditions, illnesses, or minor trauma in collaboration with a physician
Collaborate with the physician in the health care of patients with chronic illnesses.
Educate patients and/or families about preventive care, positive behaviors, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications.
Maintain legible, accurate, and confidential medical records.
Document all medical evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education, referrals, and consultations
Order diagnostic tests as appropriate.
Prescribe medications within scope of license.
Facilitate evaluation of records by physician(s) according to protocols and receive and implement constructive directives.
Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, self-care skills, and use of prescribed medical treatments and medications through education and counseling.
Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations
Experience with wound care and laceration management
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in patient flow through patient triage and other nursing duties as needed
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Ability to learn and utilize Electronic Medical Records system
Ability and willingness to work weekend and holiday work as required
Flexible, self-motivated individual who is dedicated to quality patient care and customer satisfaction
Excellent communication skills
Works effectively in a team environment
Projects a positive image and has a "Patients First" attitude
Prior experience in primary/urgent care or internal medicine practice is desirable
Education and Experience
Current licensure as a Certified Physician Assistant
Physical Demands/Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $65.00 - $85.00 per hour
Paid time off
12 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location
- Job Reference: 1010176047-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: American Family Care Old Bridge
- Location: Old Bridge, New Jersey
- Salary: USD65.00 to USD85.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent