Physician Assistant - Weekends
This position serves as one of Wellbridge’s primary general medical clinicians and works closely with interdisciplinary group of physicians responsible for the day-to-day operation throughout our campus. Carries out the Wellbridge vision, values and overall strategic planning, clinical management, patient care, and quality management. Promotes service standards and creates a
patient-focused caring environment while addressing and meeting the individual needs of all patients. Fosters an environment of collaboration and respect with physician colleagues, nurses, therapists, counselors, and other healthcare team members.
Patient Care/Clinical Practice
1. Achieve exceptional patient outcomes
2. Assessment, diagnosis and management of all Wellbridge patients
3. Responsible for general medical functions for Wellbridge, including primary coverage of stabilization and withdrawal management as well as consultation coverage of all other treatment settings on campus
4. Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to oversee the development of personalized treatment plans for each individual Wellbridge patient
5. Receptive to and a driver of innovation through implementation of approaches, capitalizing on technology, integration of research and educating all staff
6. Maintain understanding of current treatments, knowledge, and practices in addiction care
- Maintains a safe and caring environment for patients that is conducive to positive health teaching, and maintenance; patient and family expectations of care; develops mechanism to assess same
- Recognizes the need for patient care to be delivered in a culturally sensitive manner and models sensitivity to staff
9. Support strategic efforts to identify opportunities for translational medicine and innovation
10. Collaborate with Wellbridge research team to develop a measurement-based care system to guide program improvement
11. Foster clinician and staff development
Supervision and Support
1. Model the Wellbridge philosophy of patient-centeredness, empowerment, and cultural proficiency and provide direct clinical Planning and Coordination
2. Hires, educates and evaluates staff
3. Participate in routine clinical team meetings
4. Work closely with the advocacy, residential, and legal teams to coordinate services to patients
5. Works with leadership team to counsel, discipline and terminate staff, as needed
6. Makes recommendations and provides opportunities for growth and development of personnel and arranges
for appropriate education and training.
7. Responds in a timely fashion to staff concerns and functions proactively to retain staff
8. Meet with the program leadership team to review issues affecting patient care, patient satisfaction, and general operations and performance
9. Assist with community presentations, as applicable
10. Manage and promote relationship with academic and research institutions to promote addiction research and
training for nurses and nurse practitioners
The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member’s base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., shift, specialty, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, budget and internal equity).
The salary range for this position is $72 - $90/hr.