Summit Pacific Medical Center-SPM UC Clinic: Elma, WA
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 12:00 AM

07/24/19: Summit Pacific Medical Center-SPM UC Clinic: Elma, WA

Job Summary: Provides services to the District as an Urgent Care provider. Works collaboratively with patients and other members of the care team to maintain a patient-centered approach to care that supports positive patient experiences while ensuring delivery of evidence-based, quality care.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide services to the District as an Urgent Care provider. Perform family medicine services for Clinic and Hospital patients requiring such care. Take ownership for care of assigned panel of patients. Provide first contact, continuous, comprehensive primary care for infants, children, youth and adults according to current standards of care and the patient centered medical home model. Engage in consultations with other Clinic and Hospital Practitioners.
  • Actively assist and participate in ongoing quality improvement and risk management programs with respect to family medicine services. Work to develop and implement policies affecting the provision of Practitioner Services in coordination with District administration. Continually develop and promote standards and quality control of Practitioner Services through
    1. participation in all ordinary and special medical record audits for quality of care, completeness, timeliness, and medical/legal considerations,
    2. review of, response to and management of problems and complaints as related to providing Practitioner Services,
    3. participation in the development of a policies and procedures manual, follow-up instructions, protocols, and record retrieval systems, and preparation for and participation in regulatory reviews and accreditation surveys.
    4. Submit all charges for professional services provided on a timely basis and consistent with District’s policies and procedures. Provide a reasonable amount of charity care to patients, as mutually agreed by the parties.
  • Comply with all on-call and call coverage obligations, if any, as established by and in accordance with Hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations.
  • Participate in the resolution of patient and provider complaints and enhancement of patient and provider satisfaction as measured by regular surveys.
  • Participate in community outreach activities at the request of District and as mutually agreed by the parties.
  • Complete and maintain adequate and proper medical records with respect to all patients examined or treated in accordance with all applicable legal, accreditation and third-party payor standards within such time limits as are required by Hospital or its Medical Staff bylaws, rules and regulations. Practitioner is subject to any fines and/or other penalties pertaining to delinquent medical records pursuant to Hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws.
  • Provide input to District on issues relating to such as budget development, staff evaluations, equipment and supply acquisitions, etc. Assist with supervision and provide input to District’s or Hospital’s administration regarding services and non-provider staff. Maintain an effective professional working relationship with patients, District staff, Hospital and its personnel and Medical Staff.

Comply with all applicable statutes, regulations, and other legal requirements. Perform such other services as are mutually agreed by the parties.
Organizational Responsibilities: In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, all employees are expected to support the Summit Pacific Medical Center mission, vision and values; comply with all policies and procedures, bylaws and procedural policies of District, Hospital and Hospital’s Medical Staff; and conduct themselves in an ethical, professional, respectful, and collaborative manner at all times.
Required Education and Experience: Physician Assistant degree from an accredited medical school. Required Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations
Unrestricted medical license to practice in the State of Washington.
Unrestricted DEA
Member of SPMC Medical Staff
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Knowledge of practice management and operations, and patient relations.
Ability to cultivate effective relationships and work in collaboration with medical and administrative staff, patients, and the public. Strong leadership, facilitation, delegation, and coaching skills or commitment to develop same.
Proficient in the use of current technology, including Microsoft Office products. Ability to learn and effectively use electronic medical records and other systems and equipment.
Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to identify and employ communication strategies appropriate to the audience. Ability to maintain accurate documentation and records.
Ability to work independently performing a wide variety of assignments that require the use of independent judgment, problem-solving, organization, and prioritization skills.
Demonstrated skill in aligning providers, managing change, process improvement, and improving performance metrics in clinical outcomes, patient access, and patient and provider engagement.
Ability to travel between office locations.

For more information, email PA Norton at: [email protected]