Physician / Pediatrics / Arizona / Permanent / Physician Assistant Job
Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: December 3, 2019
PA - Physician Assistant
Humming bird capital of the USA
The Community - Sierra Vista, AZ
World-renowned for birding and military history, we also have
caving, hiking trails with varying difficulty ratings, outstanding
mountain biking trails, observatories, hang gliding and ballooning,
symphonies and ballets, rodeos and cowboy music gatherings, and
vintage car shows. And that's not all. There are golf tournaments,
festivals and events, banding, and mid-western style summer
concerts in the park. And to whet the palate, we have award-winning
wines at our area vineyards " enjoy the grape stomping during the
fests in the spring and fall. Winter brings snow on the mountains;
autumn color splashes reds, oranges and yellows reminiscent of New
England; and spring heralds the wild flowers and hummingbirds. At
an elevation of 4,623 feet surrounded by mountain peaks reaching
nearly 10,000 feet, Sierra Vista enjoys a moderate four-season
climate teeming with wildlife and abundant sunshine. Sierra Vista's
diversity offers something for everyone " students to seniors and
economy to deluxe. From soft-adventure and sightseeing to culture
and music there is something for everyone in sunny Sierra
Fort Huachuca is a United States Army installation under the
command of the United States Army Installation Management Command.
It is located in Sierra Vista in Cochise County, in southeast
Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico. Beginning
in 1913, for 20 years the fort was the base for the "Buffalo
Soldiers ", the 10th Cavalry Regiment. During the buildup of World
War II, the fort had quarters for more than 25,000 men and hundreds
of WACs. In 2010, Fort Huachuca has a population of roughly 6,500
active duty soldiers, 7,400 family members and 5,000 civilians.
Fort Huachuca can have well over 18,000 people on post during the
peak hours of 0700 and 1600, M-F, making it one of the busiest
- Provide medical care and treatment of diseases and/or injuries.
Review medical histories and progress of patients. Examine
patients, make diagnosis of disease, or injury, and treat patient
or prescribe a course of treatment. Abide by all facility rules,
regulations, and policies.
- Conserve the health of patients through the application of
diversified knowledge of preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic
- Seek advice of consultants, when appropriate.
- Oversee and monitor other medical personnel in the care and
treatment of patients to include nontherapeutic services such as
- Initiate requests for tests, x-rays, and admissions to the MTF
- Follow-up on abnormal reports. Abnormal x-ray and lab reports
received on patients seen by the HCPs shall be reviewed by the HCP
within five days of its receipt.
- Prescribe medications, as appropriate, and in accordance with
the privileges, hospital rules, and regulations.
- Prepare documentation of all treatment provided in accordance
with hospital directives, ensuring that all documentation and
reports are legible and complete. Utilize the appropriate
electronic medical record system for patient encounters.
- Refer all requests for patient/hospital information that cannot
be handled by clinic personnel to the Patient Administration
Division. After normal duty hours, requests should be referred to
the Administrative Officer of the Day (AOD) or appropriate
authorized personnel. Neither the contractor nor HCPs shall release
medical information without prior coordination with the AOD.
- Adhere to the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning
universal precautions and the MTF Infection Control Program at all
times while providing services under this contract.
- Perform all duties in such a manner that they meet all JC
- Must have graduated from a physician assistant educational
program, accredited by the Accreditation Review Committee on
Education for the Physician Assistant (ARCPA), or its predecessors,
at a college, university, or educational institution that is
accredited by an accrediting body or organization recognized by the
Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
- Successful completion of the National Commission of Physician
Assistants (NCCPA) examination; must maintain status as a certified
physician assistant, including completion of all requirements for
continuing medical education (CME) and re-certification.
- Must have at least one (1) year of experience as a certified
physician assistant including specialized experience defined as:
performing medical screening examinations, reviewing medical
history, prescribing medications, interpreting radiographs and lab
results, or diagnosing medical conditions on patients of all
- Possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted license to practice
medicine in one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia,
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Possess and maintain at all times a current Drug Enforcement
Administration (DEA) registration.
- Possess and maintain certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)
as approved by the American Heart Association (AHA).
KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by
providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in
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