Terros Health

  • Psychiatric Physician Assistant (PA) - Olive Avenue Integrated Care - Glendale, AZ - General Mental Health/Substance Use

    Job Locations US-AZ-Glendale
    Job ID
    2019-3241
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Medical Provider
    Program
    Outpatient
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a Psychiatric Physician Assistant. 

     

    Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. We engage people in whole person health through an integrated care delivery system, thus establishing a medical home for our patients.  In caring for the whole person, we focus on overall wellness through physical health, mental health and substance use care.  Our mission is to provide extraordinary care by empowered people through exceptional outcomes.

     

    For nearly 50 years, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Integrated Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply! 

     

    Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes.

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    Responsibilities

     

    Seeking a full-time, experienced PSYCHIATRIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT to join our integrated care team at Olive Avenue Integrated Care in Glendale, AZ.

    Schedule: 40 hours/week (5 - 8's or 4- 10's)

    Location: Olive Avenue Integrated Care: Olive Avenue / 61st Avenue

    Arizona License & Valid AZ DEA Required

    Expansion Position - Available February 2019

    General Mental Health/ Substance Use

    Psychiatric PA Experience is Preferred

    Bilingual in Spanish is a Plus

    NextGen Experience is a Plus

     

    • Provides direct psychiatric care of assigned clients and program activities
    • Facilitates teamwork for outpatient services
    • Conducts psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring
    • Individual treatment and case consultation
    • Participates in program evaluation procedures and professional record keeping
    • Makes referrals appropriately
    • Works under the direct supervision of the Integrated Care Medical Director for clinical supervision.

     

    Additional Duties & Responsibilities include:

    • Completes initial psychiatric assessments, progress notes, and other required medical records documentations within the same calendar day of service.
    • Documentation includes medical history, differential diagnosis, treatment rationale and progress towards treatment goals.
    • Maintains productivity consistent with delivery service expectation, as determined by the organization and communicated by the CMO. This standard will be the same for all prescribers.
    • Orders follow-up blood levels and other lab tests according to standard medical practice. Signs off on results in electronic health record.
    • Initiates contact with PCP, pain management specialists and other involved clinicians to provide whole health integrated care.
    • Provides psychopharmacological treatment and appropriate follow-up of patient’s symptoms and response to medications, including side effects. Completes medication education, pharmacy prior authorizations and informed consent.

      

    Terros Health offers an excellent base salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

     

    Benefits include, but not limited to:

    • Health Insurance, Dental and Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • PTO/Sick Time Accrual Policy Starting at 4 Weeks + Holidays
    • CME Allowance/Reimbursement Policy and 1 Week CME
    • 401K

     

    Please apply online at www.terroshealth.org for more information. 

    Qualifications

     

    • Education: Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
    • Experience: 1+ years
    • Job Specific Requirements: One (1) or more year’s prior experience in Primary Care or Integrated Care setting and/or providing Behavioral Health treatment; experience working within medical crisis and/or with members with serious chronic medical illness preferred.
    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, patients, families, and other community members. Good communication skills, evidenced by a non‑judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions. Strong understanding of substance use, addiction and recovery principles.
    • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred.
    • Licenses, Certifications: Active license to practice with AZ Medical Board. Valid Arizona Driver’s License. DEA and AZ CSPMP registration current.
    • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 20 working days of assuming role. 

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