Physician Assistant Clinical Trials – Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Position Description Job Description The MinuteClinic Physician Assistant (Provider) delivers patient care services in a retail clinic environment. You will work in collaboration with a dedicated team of professionals as you independently provide holistic, evidenced-based care inclusive of accurate assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management of health problems, health counseling, and disposition planning for our patients, who are age 18 months and above. Encounters are documented utilizing an electronic health record (EHR). MinuteClinic Providers report directly to the Senior Practice Manager. (Responsibilities include but are not limited to) Provide holistic, evidenced-based care inclusive of accurate assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management of health problems, health counseling, and disposition planning for our patients. This includes education and treatment for pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted infection (STI) Prevention and safer sex practices. – Evaluate primary care, acute, chronically ill, and transitional care patients, in addition to providing healthcare education and counseling, and disposition planning for our patients ranging in age 18 months and above – Provide patient counseling; inclusive of pregnancy prevention, STI Prevention/safer sex practices, contraceptive care counseling and medication management – Document all findings in subject specific source documents – Provide ongoing assessment of the study subject/patient to identify Adverse Events – Ensure proper documentation and reporting of all Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events – Perform physical examinations as part of screening evaluation and active study conduct – Provide medical management of adverse events as appropriate – Complete all study documentation in accordance with the study specific requirements – Communicate with Sponsors and auditors as requested – Possess a working knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines, Clinic SOPs, QA/QC procedures, and Investigator 1572 Form. – Review Investigator’s Brochure prior to performing any study related activities – Participate in on-call activities as required to ensure adequate medical coverage – Monitor safety and well-being of study participants at all times – Delegate study responsibilities as appropriate to trained study staff – Educate patients on health maintenance and respond to patient care inquiries – Document all patient care within an EHR according to MinuteClinic policies and procedures – Provide care and coordination of our patients with internal and external colleagues, including the broader patient centered medical home, ensuring the highest standard of care is always provided for all patients. – Effectively work within a patient care team, including fellow Providers, Collaborative Physicians, paraprofessionals, Pharmacists and other members of the health care team. Serve as a Sub-Investigator clinician for the clinical trials site, ensuring all elements of clinical trials work are completed in compliance with standard operating procedures. The Sub-Investigator/Co-Investigator may also perform all or some of the functions of the Principal Investigator (PI as delegated by the Principal Investigator. The sub-investigator/co-Investigator is under the supervision of the PI and is responsible for performing study – related procedures and /or to make important study-related decisions in compliance with the ethical conduct of the study. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: – General study coordination activities – Review participant’s inclusion and exclusion criteria – Collect medical history – Physical exam – Collect vitals: body temp, pulse oximetry, respirations, heart rate, etc. – Specimen collections and diagnostic assays – Facilitate patient surveys and questionnaires – Patient education – Patient scheduling – Treatment administration – Liaison with the project management team the PI’s clinical research team – Perform all study responsibilities in compliance with the IRB approved protocol. Other activities in support of the conduct of the research protocol in accordance with all Federal, State, Local, and CVS guidelines. Ability to perform Basic Life Support (BLS) assistance, including but not limited to performing CPR and operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). WORKING ENVIRONMENT: – Providers will be assigned a primary clinic, however, are expected to travel to and staff other clinics within a manager-defined area as needed by the business – While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to move about and interact with customers, sit, write, operate the computer and phone, speak intelligibly, and hear patient responses – The employee must also possess the ability to perform overhead reach, bending / squatting to access supplies, balance and safely use a step stool, lift at least 20 lbs., and move about the surrounding location – Specific vision abilities include the ability to view and read a computer screen and other electronic devices Required Qualifications – Minimum of two years of medically relevant experience or equivalent – Effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills – Outstanding organizational skills and ability to multi-task – Initiative, problem solving ability, adaptability and flexibility – Ability to work without direct supervision and practice autonomously – Is proficient with information management and technology – Capacity to collaborate with professional colleagues as necessary to provide quality care – Depending on the market, the ability to be proficient in both speaking and writing in additional languages not limited to but including Spanish may be required – Basic Life Support (BLS) certification – Cannot be an Active Participant in an assigned study Preferred Qualifications * Prior clinical trials work experience. Education Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (or other health-related master’s degree or equivalent experience in conjunction with Bachelor’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies) with current National Board Certification and State of Employment license to practice in the role required. Business Overview At MinuteClinic, a CVS Health business, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.