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Part-Time Physician Assistant

Company: Oak Street Health Inc.
Location: Chandler
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company: Oak Street Health

Title: Physician Assistant

Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in medically underserved communities. By providing holistic, comprehensive and integrated care right in our patients' communities, we can help keep them healthy and reinvest cost savings in further care for those same communities and others. Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to tens of thousands of people across the nation. With an ambitious growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about our mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.

For more information, visit www.oakstreethealth.com.

Role Description:

Our Care Teams are made up of a doctor, a registered nurse, a medical assistant, a care manager, and a physician assistant or nurse practitioner. At Oak Street Health Physician Assistants are integral members of our Care Teams, which also include Physicians, Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Phlebotomists, and Care Managers. PAs see patients primarily and alongside the doctors, depending upon the patient's specific situation. PAs provide longitudinal care and build meaningful patient relationships; this creates trust and helps our patient understand and feel connected to their care plan.

Together this team is responsible for providing and coordinating care for an intimate panel of patients in our neighborhoods. While the typical primary care panel in the U.S. is around 2,500 patients, our panels at Oak Street Health are around 500-750. This creates an opportunity to spend more time with patients, build deeper relationships, and to better execute/coordinate care plans.

Physician Assistants practice exclusively in our outpatient practices. We partner with a network of elite specialists and hospitals for specialty and acute care. As such, our Physician Assistants with our doctors, focus exclusively on care within the clinic: primary care, care coordination, and population health.

Core Responsibilities:

* Provision of exceptional primary care


* Office visits for routine and acute issues


* Care coordination with other providers, specialists, testing facilities, agencies


* Population management, in coordination with the Care Team


* Phone triage and outreach


* Patient education


* Oak Street Health promotional activities


* Other duties as assigned



What are we looking for?

* Physician Assistants with experience in primary care: internal medicine, geriatrics, or family medicine


* Active, non-probationary state license


* Experience with risk adjustments and/or home assessments


* Understands HCC (Hierarchical Condition Categories) documentation, ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases-10) Coding, and Health Risk Assessments (HRAs)


* Genuine passion for primary care


* Intrinsically motivated


* Embrace teamwork and the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues


* Desire to be a part of an innovative model focused on empirically-guided population health


* Spanish language skills are strongly preferred, depending on clinic location


* US work authorization


* Someone who embodies being "Oaky"



What does being "Oaky" look like?

* Radiating positive energy


* Assuming good intentions


* Creating an unmatched patient experience


* Driving clinical excellence


* Taking ownership and delivering results


* Being scrappy



Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

* Collaborative and energetic culture


* Fast-paced and innovative environment


* Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits



Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to oakstreethealth.com/careers.

Keywords: Oak Street Health Inc., Chandler , Part-Time Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Chandler, Arizona

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