|Date Posted||November 10, 2020|
Location: Everett, WA
Duration: 12 Months
Provides basic medical services, within the scope of a Physician Assistant (PA) license under the supervision of a licensed physician, in areas such as, but not limited to, emergent, urgent and /or chronic conditions for employees, designated dependents, and others. Provides assessment, treatment, evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment plans making modifications as appropriate. Makes initial and subsequent opinions of work relatedness as needed. Determines appropriate referral of injuries and/or illnesses for medical conditions and/or mental health and chemical dependency issues. Orders and interprets appropriate basic diagnostic tests (e.g., laboratory work, EKG, x-rays) and recommends action based on the results. Reviews over-read data to consolidate diagnostic recommendations or determine alternative diagnoses and select appropriate patient follow-up or actions. Performs focused, basic exams specific to the patient’s medical condition and exams designated by the company such as; annual physicals, health surveillance examinations, fitness for duty, functional capacity, reasonable suspicion, and others as required. Working with others, determines medical qualification based on the occupational health examination program guidelines (to include pre-placement review). Assesses employee for fitness-for-duty and return-to-work capability. Interpret, reviews, and collaborates on the determination of medical restrictions as appropriate to the medical condition, employee’s essential job functions, and the job demands. Determines appropriate treatment plan. Provides discharge instructions to patients. Documents and records information necessary for medical documentation in accordance with company, state, and federal record-keeping requirements (e.g., injury and illness reporting, leave of absence, return to work, Workers'' Compensation). In collaboration with others, refers patients regarding routine cases to appropriate company and community resources (e.g., Employee Assistance Program, People, Equal Employment Opportunity focal, ergonomics, Workers'' Compensation Administrators). Provides routine medical consultation to employees, managers, work groups, organizational representatives, Legal, Workers'' Compensation Administration and others regarding personal, environmental and public health issues policies, and workplace concerns. Provides basic health information and education regarding specific health problems, unhealthy behaviors, risks and health promotion activities and programs per Company policy and practices. Interfaces with community health care providers, and suppliers such as Workers'' Compensation Administrators to provide services to employees, designated dependents, managers, and company organizations to determine how to maximize the safety and well-being of employees. Provides support regarding diagnosis, treatment, and disposition to other health care professionals (e.g., nurses, laboratory technicians) regarding diagnosis, treatment, and disposition.