ResponsibilitiesVenice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. In November 2021, Venice Family Clinic merged with South Bay Family Health Care, uniting more than a century of experience helping patients regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization now has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have 17 locations plus two mobile clinics and an expansive street medicine program for people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at venicefamilyclinic.org.
The Physician Assistant will be providing medical care to homeless patients as part of a multidisciplinary IMHT team. This includes attending case conferences and doing street outreach. The clinical home of the physician assistant will be at Rose, where she will be providing primary care services to low income patients including chronically ill adults, pediatrics, gynecology, and homeless patients. The PA works independently providing assessment, management, and follow-up of patients.
Active license to practice as a Physician Assistant in California and must possess certification as Certified Physician Assistant through NCCPA - REQUIRED
Graduated from an accredited PA Program- REQUIRED
Master's degree in Physician Assistant Program - Preferred
BLS certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association - REQUIRED
Ability to operate a computer to obtain lab results, log clinic visits, and input/retrieve data. REQUIRED
Knowledge of disease processes and treatments in patients with chronic disease, pediatrics or gynecologic problems. REQUIRED
Demonstrated ability to supervise clinical support staff. REQUIRED Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively relate to patients, their families, members of the health care team, and the lay and professional community. REQUIRED
Ability to perform patient assessments and take appropriate actions. REQUIRED
Skill in organizing work flow to accomplish Venice Family Clinic objectives. REQUIRED
Skill in communicating with patients and families in medical Spanish. REQUIRED
Skill in writing patient notes, progress reports, correspondence, consent forms and other patient materials. REQUIRED
Strong organizational skills to create patient treatment plans and work with multidisciplinary teams. REQUIRED
Ability to work independently, set goals and objectives, prioritize work activities. REQUIRED
Ability to determine when to function independently and when to request physician intervention. REQUIRED
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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