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Physician Assistant - Comprehensive Pain Center - Everett, WA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Everett Clinic's Comprehensive Pain Center -has the only fully interdisciplinary and multispecialty pain clinic model in the Pacific Northwest, with integrated pain behavioral health and pain physical therapy onsite. Our team includes a physician, PA-C, psychologist, and physical therapist -who are co-located and work closely together, and who review at-risk patients and formulate or adjust treatment plans as a group to achieve optimization of rational and cost-effective pain management tailored for each patient. Our team also provides mentorship and training to other members of the healthcare team.
The Everett Clinic was founded in 1924. We're a nationally-recognized physician group known for offering high-quality health care services while lowering the overall cost of care. The Everett Clinic operates throughout King, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties.
The Everett Clinic and The Polyclinic joined Optum in 2019. Our partnership with Optum means we're able to expand our services and locations to offer even more services. As we grow, we'll keep on providing top-quality care, just as we always have.
Optum is a family of more than 70,000 clinicians and 2,200 clinics across the country. We work together to help over 20+ million people live healthier lives - in-person or virtually. Our goal as an organization is to transform healthcare nationally, while providing Physician-led care locally. -Our distinctive culture and set of capabilities enable independent physicians to succeed in value-based models of care.
To learn more about our growing presence:
- - - Optum is the largest employer of providers.
- - - $5.1B invested annually in technology and innovation.
- - - Optum serves approximately 9 out of 10 U.S. hospitals and 9 out of 10 Fortune 100 employers.
- - - Optum is the technology-focused and care-delivery arm of UnitedHealth Group.
- - - - - - - - - UHG is ranked 5th of the Fortune 500.
- - - - - - - - - The largest healthcare company in the world according to .
- - - - - - - - - Seventh largest company by revenue in the world.
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We are seeking an experienced Physician Assistant [PA-C] to join our located at 4027 Hoyt Ave. Everett, WA - 98201.
Position Highlights:

Full-time position; 36 patient contact hours weekly
4 Day Work Week; Wednesday or Thursday Off [negotiable on which day]
EPIC is the EMR system utilized

Call is after-hours phone call only on a monthly 1:3 rotation

No refills allowed on call
Triaged through Providence Regional Medical Center

Adults 18+, patients referred by primary care provider
Shared EPIC in-basket coverage, particularly for prescription refills

MA's help with reviewing the in-basket

Primary Responsibilities:

Treating and managing patients according to standard, usual, and customary methods and techniques in an outpatient setting.
Provides understanding of diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and management of patients according to current standards of care utilizing best practice recommendations -
Counsels and educates patients and families.
Maintains accurate, complete, concise, and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.
Communicates effectively and respectfully with physicians, other health professionals, and staff.
Coordinates care with multidisciplinary team members.
Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
Maintains effectiveness throughout changing circumstances. Is flexible, resilient, and change oriented.
Able to follow direction from the attending physicians.
Participates in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees, and workgroups as necessary.

Compensation/Benefits Highlights: -

Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
Life Insurance, STD, LTD
401k with match + Executive Savings Plan
Professional liability at no cost to clinician
Commuter Reimbursement
CME Reimbursement & Time Off
Stock Purchase Option
Paid Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Bright Horizons Back-Up Care---: In-home back-up child and adult/elder care
Bright Horizons College Coach---: Tuition Payment Planning & More
Stride/Rally Well-being Programs to help with health and lifestyle goals
Required Qualifications:

PA-C licensure in Washington or ability to obtain prior to employment.
Physician Assistant certification through NCCPA or ability to obtain prior to employment
Current---WA DEA certificate required prior to start date -
Intermediate level computer proficiency
Minimum 3-5+ years clinical experience
Opioid and non-opioid medication management experience
Experience with evaluating and treating complex patients

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience utilizing EPIC
Procedural background; ability to access for appropriate procedures

Washington Residents Only: The salary range for Washington residents is $110,880 to $141,800. -Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. -

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. -

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OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Everett , Physician Assistant - Comprehensive Pain Center - Everett, WA, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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