The Physician Assistant, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing complete clinical care for ChapCare patients. The Physician Assistant educates patients and/or families in order to promote wellness, prevent health problems, maintain current health and intervene in acute or chronic illness.
Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluates patients/families by conducting comprehensive or episodic health assessment. Acute and/or chronic health problems which may include psycho social, cognitive and personal assets and limitations of the patient/family, with an emphasis on wellness.
Establishes medical diagnoses by ordering and evaluating diagnostic studies and performing and monitoring therapeutic procedures. Assesses, manages and supports clients in follow-up plans and referrals.
Prescribes and regulates medications by referring to practice protocols and/or telephone consultation with physician.
Maintains, coordinates and expedites services by recording and documenting health appraisal data.
Seeks to improve management to patients/families by acting as a resource to health care staff and by implementing community educational programs.
Graduation from an accredited program for Physician Assistants.
CA licensed as Physician Assistant.
Valid CA “Class 3” Driver License.
Must have the ability to pass a pre-employment physical examination.
ChapCare is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center, whose mission is to provide excellent, comprehensive, and innovative health care that is accessible to the residents of the San Gabriel Valley.
ChapCare has delivered high-quality primary healthcare services to the underserved communities of the San Gabriel Valley for more than 15 years. ChapCare provides medical and dental care, ...behavioral health counseling, and access to specialty care services from 5 health center locations in the San Gabriel Valley.
ChapCare provides a vast array of services that help community members achieve total body wellness by addressing health disparities in their communities. ChapCare provides nutrition counseling, health education classes, and prevention programs to support community members in reaching their health goals.
ChapCare is the only Federally Qualified Health Center in the northwest corridor of the San Gabriel Valley and provides 55,000 primary health care visits annually to over 14,000 patients.