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Primary Health Care Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner/Physician in Marshalltown, Iowa

PHC is recruiting for a provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Physician in Marshalltown. This is a fully-staffed clinic in a brand new facility, co-located with dental. Full-time providers in Marshalltown are eligible for a $10k salary differential (other locations are not eligible for this differential) and are offered additional scheduling flexibility for 8-hour shifts, 10-hour shifts, or 12-hour shifts.

Job Summary (Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant)

Reporting to the Medical Director, the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner provides patient care services to the Primary Health Care, Inc. (PHC) patient population in assigned PHC clinic sites, and on occasion including any of the various Outreach Project sites, including, but not limited to, patient homes, school based clinics, mobile unit(s), shelters, street sites, and any other current or future designated location or PHC site. Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to provide, delegate, evaluate, and coordinate comprehensive professional care for patients of all cultures and backgrounds under the supervision of a physician. Meets ever changing healthcare challenges while engaging patients in holistic care.

Essential Functions

  • Provides medical care in accordance with established standards, regulations, and policies and procedures of PHC.

  • Obtains medical histories and performs complete and/or appropriate examination to diagnose and treat patients in person or via telemedicine as appropriate.

  • Orders appropriate diagnostic tests including radiology and laboratory studies and interprets results.

  • Writes medical orders and prescriptions.

  • Performs approved procedures.

  • Provides patient and family education and counseling.

    1. Accurately codes patient encounters. Maintains and monitors electronic medical records including history, physical exams, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Ensures complete documentation of medical records within the designated time frame established by PHC.

    2. Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls, referral documentation, prior authorizations, refills, and letters to patients and referring providers within the designated time frame established by PHC.

    3. Actively participates in process improvement work and quality measures consistent with organizational priorities.

    4. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, risk management, medical records/peer review, accreditation requirements and federal, state, and local regulations.

    5. Provides leadership, mentoring, training, and education for employees, students, and residents. Participates in research as desired.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program or an approved Nurse Practitioner program.

Experience: No minimum experience required.

License/Certifications:

  • Licensed Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of Iowa.

  • Board Certified as appropriate for license/specialty.

  • Current registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners (CSA).

  • *Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers Certification recognized by the American Heart Association.

  • *Current Mandatory Reporter Training: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

  • Must be obtained during introductory period if not current.

    Job Summary (Physician)

    Reporting to the Medical Director, the Physician provides patient care services to the Primary Health Care, Inc. (PHC) patient population in assigned PHC clinic sites, and on occasion including any of the various Outreach Project sites, including, but not limited to, patient homes, school based clinics, mobile unit(s), shelters, street sites, and any other current or future designated location or PHC site. Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to provide, delegate, evaluate, and coordinate comprehensive professional care for patients of all cultures and backgrounds. Meets ever changing healthcare challenges while engaging patients in holistic care. Promotes a clinic environment in which medical providers retain independent judgment and responsibility of the practice of medicine.

    Essential Functions

  • Provides medical care in accordance with established standards, regulations, and policies and procedures of PHC.

  • Obtains medical histories and performs complete and/or appropriate examination to diagnose and treat patients in person or via telemedicine as appropriate.

  • Orders appropriate diagnostic tests including radiology and laboratory studies and interprets results.

  • Writes medical orders and prescriptions.

  • Performs approved procedures.

  • Provides patient and family education and counseling.

  • Accurately codes patient encounters. Maintains and monitors electronic medical records including history, physical exams, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Ensures complete documentation of medical records within the designated time frame established by PHC.

  • Completes appropriate correspondence, phone calls, referral documentation, prior authorizations, refills, and letters to patients and referring providers within the designated time frame established by PHC.

  • Actively participates in process improvement work and quality measures consistent with organizational priorities.

  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, risk management, medical records/peer review, accreditation requirements and federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Provides clinical supervision for Physician Assistant providers and consultation to any advance practice clinicians as needed.

  • Participates in clinic and didactic instruction and provides consultation, leadership, mentoring, coaching, training, orientation, and education for employees, students, and residents. Participates in research as desired.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Graduate of an accredited medical school.

    Experience: No minimum experience required.

    License/Certifications:

  • Licensed Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) in the state of Iowa.

  • Board Certified as appropriate for specialty. Physicians must be board certified within five years of residency completion.

  • Current registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Iowa Board of Pharmacy Examiners (CSA).

  • *Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers Certification recognized by the American Heart Association.

  • *Current Mandatory Reporter Training: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse recognized by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

    • Must be obtained during introductory period if not current.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • Effective organizational skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Good listening skills.

  • Proficiency in operating a computer and ability to learn and use computer applications.

  • Efficient time management skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; especially with diverse groups and individuals.

  • Ability to professionally, appropriately, and effectively interact and work with all levels of staff in the primary care clinical setting and multidisciplinary team.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively on patient care plans with multidisciplinary team.

  • Demonstrates patient centered care.

  • Ability to respond to multiple Provider requests and patient needs in busy primary care practice.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work with and serve a diverse population.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to de-escalate difficult situations.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Occasional Travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

Education: N/A

Experience: Community Health Center experience.

License/Certifications: N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Bilingual, verbal and written language proficiency; English/Spanish.

Typical Work Hours

This position typically works 40 hours per week. The schedule itself offers flexibility with 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts available.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation is dependent on education and experience.

PHC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Qualified individuals are eligible for up to a $500 quarterly retention bonus as part of special funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Bonuses are time limited through the Spring of 2023.

  • $10,000 salary differential for working full-time in Marshalltown

  • Eligible for loan repayment through HRSA (application approval required)

  • Generous PTO accrual (equal to 5 weeks at end of 1st year) plus paid holidays

  • License/certification fee reimbursement

  • Paid time off for continuing education & continuing education reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • 401k with company match

  • Medical insurance - PHC Pays, on average, 80% of medical premiums for all plan types (employee, employee + family, etc.)

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Life & disability insurance

  • Flexible spending & health savings accounts

  • Supplemental accident & critical illness insurance

  • Discounts on pet insurance

Visit www.phciowa.org/careers for a summary of PHC’s benefits.

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