Bridgeway Recovery
  • Salem, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time

Bridgeway Recovery Services is currently seeking a qualified

Physician Assistant

to join our growing Medical Team!

A sign-on bonus of $5,000 will be available to the successful new hire external hire!!

Do you believe in the gold standard of healthcare? A healthcare community that provides holistic treatment through addiction recovery, problem gambling treatment, mental health therapy, and primary medical care? If so, you will be part of a deeply committed, trauma-informed team of providers at an agency that is not only client-centered but also voted as one of the 100 Best Non-Profits to Work for in Oregon for seven years in a row.

Primary Purpose

The Physician Assistant will have a compassionate understanding of patients who are struggling with symptoms of addiction and mental illness. They will apply medical techniques and principles under the direction of a supervising physician and deal with a diverse set of patients by offering them care and encouragement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify short-term and long-range patient care issues.
  • Assess patient's health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, obtaining, and updating medical histories.
  • Order diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, laboratory studies, interpret test results, and develop care plans.
  • Prescribe and administer medication based on evidence-based treatment plans.
  • Document patient care services in electronic health record.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering injections, immunizations, sutures, and managing wounds and infections.
  • Instruct and counsel patient-based diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Promote wellness and health maintenance.
  • Cultivate a climate of care and trust with patients.
  • Comply strictly with medical care and safety standards.
  • Provide continuity of care by developing patient-provider relationships.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation. Anticipate future legislation. Enforce adherence to requirements and advise management on needed actions.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Consult with supervising physician when necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with and contributes to multidisciplinary teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Experience, Education, and credentials

  • Must hold an active Physician Assistant License by the State of Oregon.
  • Eligible to become certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physical Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Ability to prescribe controlled substances and has an active DEA license.
  • Willing to complete 8 hours of MAT training.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the practices and techniques of medicine.
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques and methods.
  • Conduct medical treatment/intervention as appropriate in emergencies.
  • Maintain positive public relations.
  • Collaborate with other professional staff.
  • Communicate with others effectively.
  • Provide direct care in a kind and compassionate manner.
  • Respond appropriately even in stressful situations.
  • Provide compassionate understanding regarding patients who are struggling with symptoms of addiction and mental illness.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must be able to pass reference and criminal background checks.
  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at employment start date.

Benefits and Compensation

  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage
  • 5% employer match 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (Pre & Post-Tax Options)
  • Corporate Fitness Membership subsidy
  • Employer-Sponsored Life, Accidental Death, Critical Illness, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Internal Growth Opportunities
  • Compensation will depend on experience and credentials
  • An additional stipend is available for Spanish/English bilingual employees.

About Bridgeway Recovery Services

Our mission of helping people in our community who struggle with the symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol, problem gambling, and/or psychiatric illness only happens when we create an agency culture of community, mutual respect, encouragement, and desire to see each employee grow and excel.

BEST Non-Profit Award

For the seventh year, Bridgeway Recovery Services has been honored to be designated by the Oregon Business Journal as one of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the State of Oregon!

Council on Accreditation

Bridgeway Recovery Services has achieved accreditation, meeting the highest national standards in professional performance.

If this sounds like an environment for you, come join our team!

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