Summary Evaluate and treat patients as directed by clinical protocols. Function as a member of the health care team and collaborate closely with the Urgent Care physicians, nurses and other providers.
Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care.
Physician Assistant Program completion.
1 year of experience working with pediatric and adult patients.
Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.
Unrestricted DEA permit to prescribe allmedications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.
Appropriate credentialing through Medical Staff Services.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS: Eligible to provide reimbursable Physician servicesand maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid. Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusions fromeither the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspector General (HHS/OIG) Cumulative Sanction Report or the GeneralServices Administration's (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs. IF APPLICABLE: Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.
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With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state’s largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we’re able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you pla...ce on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients’ lives.