Occupational Medicine Physician Assistant - Sacramento, California

Sacramento, CA 94273

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Physician Assistant - Occupational Medicine Job Number: 26022

Job Description

- Employed position with one of the country's most trusted names in healthcare
- Minimum twelve months related experience (adult medicine). Ideally Occupational Medicine experience and DOT certified
- Work closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 
- Health clinic located on corporate campus

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide on-site services forty (40) hours per week 
- Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 
- Triage and treat, as appropriate, minor work related and non-work-related injuries and illnesses.
- Dispense over the counter and prescription medications in accordance with pre-established standing orders to employees with minor work-related and non-work-related concerns (back pain, headache, pharyngitis).
- Provide onsite specimen/lab collection for employees presenting lab orders from their PCP.
- Perform urine drug screening and breath alcohol testing in accordance with company protocol.
- Provide onsite assessment for strep pharyngitis, UTI, influenza, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia.
- Provide support and case management for both work-related and non-work-related conditions for the purposes of reducing illness and absenteeism.
- Coordinate second opinions for employees absent due to workers’ compensation or disability, as necessary in adherence with company protocols.
- Coordinate annual seasonal influenza vaccination program.
- Coordinate and plan monthly health education seminars and general wellness events.
- Provide onsite patient education regarding illnesses, medication, treatments, etc…
- Work collaboratively with the Benefits and Safety teams:
     - To coordinate and plan health and wellness events and initiatives;
     - To manage workers’ compensation claims;
     - To expand clinic services and reach.
- Provide crisis management/intervention, as needed.

Special Skills/Knowledge:
- Breath Alcohol Tester
- Game Ready
- Dynamap
- Cholestech

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