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Physician Assistant

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OMV Medical
Posting ID:
Fort Drum, Ny
301 270 9219
 physician   assistant 
Category:Medical / Health
Listing Type:Job
Company:OMV Medical, Inc

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This position will provide services to Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic, Fort Drum, Family Practice Clinic and the Acute Care Clinic

Shall have and maintain certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Must possess a minimum of two years experience within the past five years in private practice or at a medical treatment facility. The quality of performance will be confirmed by both the offeror's credential packet and letters of reference submitted on behalf of the offeror from current/previous clinical supervisors and/or residency directors and peers/colleagues.
Must possess a current Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration.
Must possess current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Perform evaluation and treatment (to include minor surgical procedures as medically necessary and within the scope of the Medical Treatment Facility) on all patients. MI decisions regarding the scope of practice should be referred to the Chief Primary Care or his/her designated representative.
Request diagnostic tests as medically indicated (more complex diagnostic testing, i.e., CT Scan, MRI, etc.) must be processed through the HCF/TSC and meet the required InterQual criteria.
Render a diagnosis.
Provide indicated treatment. (If unable to treat within the MTF, proper referral must be done through the HCF/TSC). In complex cases, provide medical care, and continue medical management as necessary.
Automated Clinical Systems. Contractor employees shall receive training in the use of the following systems while providing medical services at the medical treatment facility: CHCS, ADM, ICDB/HEALTHeFORCES (i.e. HealtheNotes), Enterprise Wide Referral and Appointment System (EWRAS), and any new systems deployed during the course of this contract. The contract provider shall utilize these systems and any new computer systems that come into effect during the performance period of the contract. Access to such patient data systems is an "Automated Data Processing Sensitive" position requiring compliance with AR 380-19 and AR 380-67.
Composite Health Care System (CHCS). Contract provider shall use the CHCS for keeping records, ordering of ancillary procedures, ordering of medications, writing doctor's orders, schedule follow-up visits, referral ordering, lab and x-ray results, and medical records coding and performing other required patient functions. The government will provide training to contract providers. Access to such patient data systems is an "Automated Data Processing Sensitive" position requiring compliance with AR 380-19 and AR 380-67.
Ambulatory Data Module (ADM or KGADS). The ADM module is part of CHCS where medical records of evaluation and management (E&M) codes, diagnosis (ICD9) codes, procedural (CPT4 and CHPCS) codes are input and stored for every patient encounter. The MTF coding staff codes the medical records from the documentation provided by the treating providers. Providers are responsible for coding and inputting telephone consultations into CHCS and ADM. Providers are responsible for cooperating with the coding staff with respect to any questions they have about medical documentation, and providing documentation of the encounter on the same day as the appointment.
Shall comply with clinical policy utilizing ADM/KGADS database. Within 60 days after training, contract provider shall obtain, and maintain, a coding accuracy of 95%. The accuracy encompasses the codes matching the documented medical records.
Use of automated word-processing equipment to write reports is a requirement of employment under this contract. The government will provide any necessary training on this system.
Referrals for Specialty Testing or Specialty Care. Health Net Federal Services, the TRICARE contractor, is responsible for coordination of referral functions for all MHS beneficiaries. The TRICARE Prime program requires that specialty and tertiary services be accessed by enrollees only upon referral by a PCM and with authorization by the Health Care Finder (HCF) or TRICARE contractor designee. If the patient needs additional specialty care referrals unrelated to the current episode of care, a proper referral shall be performed by the PC1v1 through the Managed Care Module of CHCS in accordance with established policy within the MTF and in accordance with guidelines provided to PCMs.
The contractor shall remain current on TRICARE policies and procedures as they relate to care of MHS beneficiaries under the TRICARE Prime Program.
Additional duties shall consist of but not limited to, their training and experience to adequately diagnose and treat acute diseases and injuries to include but not limited to:
Skin Pulmonary System
Head Eyes Gastrointestinal System
Ears Musculoskeletal System
Nose Genitourinary System
Throat Reproductive System
Neck Lymphatic System
Cardiovascular System Central Nervous System
Endocrine System

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