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Occupational Health Physician Assistant - 1721173

Augusta, GA

Occupational Health Physician Assistant

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved Physician Assistant training program.
  • Currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in Georgia and South Carolina.
  • BLS certification (AHA or Red Cross).
  • CDME Certification and listing on the National Registry preferred but not required.
  • Experience and education in Occupational Health; familiarity with Workers Compensation injury care and DOT Commercial Motor Vehicle examinations preferred.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize clinical judgment to diagnose patients, develop treatment plans, and manage care.
  • Provide direct patient care or virtual care, including physical examinations and medical history reviews.
  • Administer medical treatment and services for work-related injuries or illnesses.
  • Order non-scheduled and scheduled medications within state and federal regulations.
  • Perform procedures based on licensure, state practice act, and approved privileges.
  • Explain medical conditions and treatments in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Conduct DOT physicals according to FMSCA standards and maintain related documentation.
  • Communicate updates on workers' compensation injury care to the employer or responsible party.

 

Incentive/Benefits Package:

  • Employed position with comprehensive medical, dental, and flexible benefits.
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service).
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan, PTO, and CME allowance.
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage.
  • Strong support system, education assistance, and Employee Health Assistance Fund.

 

About the Hospital:

  • A full-service, 354-bed acute care hospital committed to personalized care.
  • Leading in robotic surgery, advanced orthopedic procedures, emergency care, and women’s services.
  • Recognized for excellence in surgical care and numerous Healthgrades awards.
  • Level II Trauma Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, and certified in Primary Stroke Care.
  • Home to the largest burn center in the United States, providing comprehensive burn and wound care.

 

Location: 

  • Central location, renowned as the home of the Masters Golf Tournament.
  • Diverse recreational options: museums, boating on the Savannah River, golfing, shopping, and award-winning restaurants.
  • Within three hours of picturesque beaches and mountains in the Southeast.

 

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