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Job No. 143549

  • Job Title:
  • Physician Assistant
  • Employer:
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Location:
  • Nashville , MD
  • Posting Date:
  • 27-Oct-2020
  • Description:
  • The Department of Medicine, Division of Occupational Health is seeking a Physician Assistant. This position provides clinical and administrative activities at the PepsiCo on site clinic In Nashville, TN. The position reports directly to the East Coast Regional Coordinator for the PepsiCo/JHU partnership. The position also works closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    Primary Functions:

    Provide on-site services forty (40) hours per week at the PepsiCo plant in Nashville, TN.
    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, and pharyngitis).
    Provide on-site specimen/lab collection for employees presenting lab orders from their PCP.
    Perform urine drug screening and breath alcohol testing in accordance with PepsiCo 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 PepsiCo protocols.
    Coordinate annual seasonal influenza vaccination program.
    Coordinate and plan monthly health education seminars and general wellness events.
    Provide on-site patient education regarding illnesses, medication, treatments, etc.
    Work collaboratively with patients and their PCP/Specialist to facilitate early diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems.

    Administrative services provided to include:

    Maintain and revise, as needed, standardized procedures, protocols and standing orders.
    Maintain adequate clinical supplies.
    Maintain Letter of Permit Exception with the Tennessee Department of Health/CLIA required for lab testing provided on-site.
    Maintain patient medical records.

    Work collaboratively with the onsite PepsiCo 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.

    Provide general medical advice to the PepsiCo Human Resources and Safety/Risk Management departments in Nashville, TN.
    Ensure the provision of prompt, appropriate clinical care to all patients in accordance with Johns Hopkins University protocols, State regulations and professional standards.
    Develop relationships with clinical providers in the area to provide back-up clinical care.
    Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to PepsiCo employees as required.
    Ensure onsite clinic facilities are neat, clean and attractive.
    Conduct self in an exemplary fashion to achieve goals.
    Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to PepsiCo employees as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree; Certification by the NCCPA or similar national certifying body; Completion of a CAAHEP certified Physician Assistant program. Must be licensed as PA by the Tennessee Board of Physicians or other state where practicing. Experience may be considered in lieu of bachelor's degree. .If state permits licensure without certification, must become certified by appropriate certifying agency within 9 months of hire. Minimum twelve months related experience (adult medicine). Current CPR certification required. Must maintain current licensure and all certifications during duration of employment.
  •  Contact information:
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Nashville, MD 21218
  • United States
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