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Physician Practice Assistant (Big Island, Full-Time, 40, Days)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Waimea
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us Queen's North Hawaii Community Hospital is a 35-bed rural acute care hospital located in Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii Island. More than 300 employees and over a dozen employed physicians staff the main hospital, as well the outpatient clinics located in the Lucy Henriques Medical Center, at our Primary Care Clinic located near Longs Drugs, and at our Specialty Clinic located in the Parker Ranch Center.Watch this video to explore our history and culture: Who Is Queen's video The Queen's Health System is a nonprofit health care organization with a rich history of caring for the people of Hawai'i. We have four hospitals and more than 70 preventive, specialty health care locations and labs throughout the Pacific region. And, as the state's largest employer, we have 10,000 caregivers, medical staff, and leadership to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.We are currently looking for Physician Practice Assistants in the following outpatient clinics with pay rates starting at $21.95/hour:Primary Care ClinicWomen's Health Center Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Participates in the direct and indirect care of patients, health maintenance, patient instruction, collaborative planning and rehabilitation.--- Functions as an interdisciplinary team member who provides quality patient care and contributes toward the attainment of important goals for the patients, the practice and the organization.IV. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--- Essential: seeing, hearing, speaking, grasping, finger dexterity. --- Continuous: lifting to - pound, seeing, hearing, speaking, grasping, fingering. --- Frequent to continuous: sitting, standing, walking, bending/stooping below waist level, squatting, twisting, reaching above, at and below shoulders, repetitive arm/hand motion, lifting up to 10 pounds. --- Occasional: kneeling, crouching, climbing, walking on uneven ground, horizontal lift/carry up to maximum of 50 pounds with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 pounds and pushing/pulling maximum weight of 50 pounds of force.--- Operate computer and various office and medical equipment.V. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:--- Exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and communicable diseases. --- Work environment can be fast-paced and hectic.VI. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:--- Completion of program/degree in one (1) of the following: Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse; or prior direct patient care experience (preferably in a physician practice setting) may be substituted for the program/degree requirement.--- Current CPR certification at BLS/HCP level.B. EXPERIENCE:--- Experience to demonstrate knowledge and familiarity with computers and automated systems.--- Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand English.--- Depending upon area of assignment, experience comparable to a Patient Service Representative in a hospital may be preferred. Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens11#PIQPPA PandoLogic.Keywords:Physician, Location:Waimea,HI-96796, PL:553873808

Keywords: Queen's Health System, Maui , Physician Practice Assistant (Big Island, Full-Time, 40, Days), Healthcare , Waimea, Hawaii

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