Primary Care Physician Assistant Opportunities (Long Beach and Orange County, CA)

Location
Orange County, California
Posted
Jan 12, 2018
Position Type
Permanent

Job Responsibilities:  

·        Provide history and physical as appropriate for each member

·        Provide the specified scope of services to member

·        Refer, as necessary, certain medically necessary non-emergent hospital and specialty services

·        Coordinate and direct appropriate care for member by means of an initial diagnosis and treatment, obtaining second opinions as necessary, and consultation with contracted specialists

·        Follow-up on referrals made to specialists to assess the results of the care, medication regimen and special treatment, and ensure continuous care

·        Establish procedures to contact members when they miss appointments, require re-scheduling for additional visits, or confirming referrals to a specialist for care

·        Coordinate member discharge planning and referrals for other service

·        Responsible for providing access to care for assigned members on a 24-hour, seven days a week basis. This includes arranging for on-call coverage. 

·        Submit services as claims/encounters with the usual and customary billed charges listed. 

·        Responsible for a mental health assessment, ruling out mental disorders due to a general medical condition, ruling out substance related disorders and identifying general medical conditions that cause or exacerbate psychological symptoms.

·        Document all mental health services provided to members in the medical chart, including referrals to out of plan mental health providers

Education:  

Certified Physician Assistant Degree