Job Title: Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Clearwater, FL
Required education: Bachelor's
Job Overview: This position is part of a multidisciplinary team environment, providing comprehensive medical care to patients with special focus on serving the LGBTQ community. The PA/ARNP will have strong clinical skills in office-based primary care medicine and will be committed to providing exceptional care resulting in high patient satisfaction and quality outcomes.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
2. Experience in use of EMR systems, such as Greenway/Success EHS.
3. Collaborative care method of practice and provision of care.
4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint)
5. Ability to tactfully interact with diverse personalities.
6. Understanding of teamwork, productivity, and delivery of high-quality care.
7. High comfort working in a busy environment with changing priorities.
8. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse population.
9. Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of modern medicine related to public health service.
10. General knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to public health
11. Demonstrated an ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, socio-economic backgrounds, ages, English-speaking abilities, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.
12. A passion for Metro’s work and its mission.
1. Active and unrestricted medical licensure in Florida.
2. Board-certified or Board-eligible
3. Minimum of two years clinical experience preferred
4. Experience working in a healthcare setting, preferably in a Federally Qualified Health Center, public health clinic, or in a not-for-profit clinical setting serving LGBTQ communities and underserved populations preferred.
5. Federal DEA license
1. Examines patient, document medical history, records results and makes preliminary diagnosis or decides on follow-up procedures
2. Administers or orders diagnostic test, blood work and interprets test results
3. Performs therapeutic procedures such as immunizations, injections and managing infection.
4. Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with medical director concerning appropriate treatment
5. Develops and implements patient care plans, instructs and counsels patients and records progress
6. Prescribes medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and clinic regulations
7. Provides health education regarding health maintenance especially in the realm of STD and HIV prevention
8. Prescreens cases requiring review by the Medical Director
9. Participates in staff meetings and other meetings as needed
10. Participates in the program’s ongoing quality assurance monitoring
11. Works as part of an integrated model of care including behavioral health, psychiatric, case management, and other supportive services
1. Clinical Setting Serving LGBTQ communities (1 year)
2. Healthcare (1 year)
1. Federal DEA
2. Florida - active and unrestricted medical