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Physician Assistant

Company: Loyal Source
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for helping Americas heroes? If so, Loyal Source has an exciting opportunity for you to give back to Veterans in your community.POSITION PURPOSEAs an Examiner, you will be conducting Compensation & Pension(C&P) Examinations for Veterans applying for disability compensation from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) in relation to their in-service injury claims. The role involves reviewing the claim, performing focused assessments of claimed injuries, reviewing medical records, and potentially rendering a medical opinion based on the record review and completed Compensation & Pension (C&P) exam. Charting from home is required for this position. Each examiner plays a vital role in the overall experience of the Veteran. By providing an exceptional experience during these examinations we aim to positively impact each Veteran.These Medical Disability Examinations are crucial in the VAs process for determining benefits Veterans can receive as a result of service-connected health issues. Our valuable clinical insights will play a significant role in facilitating access to treatment subspecialists, when necessary, which can create exceptional continuity of care for those who need it the most.Clinical Examiners will be guided through a web-based examination form in a proprietary online the system, which will enable you to capture patient information throughout the examination process. Qualified candidates must hold an active license, possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively, demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, and be adaptable to changing situations. Basic computer skills are also required for this role.*Please note that this position does not involve prescribing or treatment planning.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIESJob Responsibilities: Conduct Comprehensive Medical Disability Examinations: Perform thorough and focused medical evaluations of Veterans, including reviewing their medical history, conducting physical examinations, and assessing the impact of disabilities on their daily life and functional abilities. Review and Analyze Medical Records: Assess medical records, diagnostic test results, and other pertinent documentation to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Veteran's medical history and health condition. Render Objective Medical Opinions: Based on the medical examination findings, diagnostic results, and medical record review, provide unbiased and evidence-based medical opinions regarding the extent of the veteran's health issues and their impact on their ability to work and carry out daily activities. Responsibility to understand and work in case management system, including organizing workload, submitting examination findings, and corresponding with the Quality Assurance Team. Collaborate with Healthcare Professionals: Coordinate and collaborate with other healthcare professionals, specialists, and experts as needed to obtain additional medical information and insights for a thorough evaluation. Document Examination Findings: Accurately record examination findings in medical opinions, and any relevant recommendations in clear and concise reports following established VA guidelines and formats that adhere to the contractual obligations in accordance with the VAs requirements. Partnering with all Loyal Source departments to gain support and use resources that can help complete tasks and meet deadlines for optimal performance. Effective time management and appropriate submission and confirmation of availability and scheduling for all Compensation and Pension (C&P) exams. This responsibility is vital to the services we are providing to each Veteran. Ensure Compliance and Quality: Adhere to all relevant laws, regulations, and standards related to disability examinations, ensuring the highest level of accuracy, fairness, and quality in the evaluation process. Required to work collaboratively with the QA team to submit thorough and accurate examination findings. Required to comply with and maintain compliance with all VA training requirements. Maintain Confidentiality: Safeguard the confidentiality of all patient information and examination results in accordance with applicable privacy and security protocols. All employees with access to patient data are expected to have a thorough understanding of HIPAA compliance. HIPAA compliance ensures covered entities understand and take steps to prevent the risks that could compromise patient data. It establishes key safeguards for keeping sensitive data safe. Employees with access to patient data are required to pass an annual assessment that tests HIPAA compliance basic knowledge. Failure to complete the assessment with a minimal passing score could result in additional training with re-testing, reassignment, or separation.QUALIFICATIONS Education and Licensing: A valid and unrestricted Physician Assistant license, with a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution. Required at least 1 year of experience working as a Physician Assistant Experience: Previous experience in conducting medical disability examinations or a related field is preferred Basic Life Support certification required, including renewals. Previous military experience or familiarity with the military or veteran communities preferred. Specialized Training: Completion of specialized training or continuing education in medical disability evaluations, occupational health, or related areas is advantageous. Clinical Skills: Demonstrated proficiency in conducting comprehensive medical assessments, interpreting diagnostic tests, and formulating evidence-based medical opinions. Empathy and Compassion: Possess a compassionate and empathetic approach towards patients, ensuring a respectful and patient-centered evaluation process. Analytical Abilities: Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to interpret complex medical information and reach objective conclusions. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex medical concepts in clear and understandable terms with the ability to effectively present findings to diverse audiences. Ethics and Integrity: Unwavering commitment to upholding ethical standards, maintaining objectivity, and ensuring fairness in disability evaluations. Detail-oriented mindset, with a focus on accuracy, data quality, and alignment with LS and VA standards. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team-oriented environment. Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple initiatives and change focus quickly to meet business needs within a fast-paced environment. Strong customer focus and consistently performs with a sense of urgency. Authorized to work in the United States including and maintaining any guidelines or requirements specific for federal contractors.REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables.TECHNOLOGICAL ABILITY: Competent in the use of. Need to be competent in MS Word, MS Outlook, Adobe pdf, web-based platforms and electronic medical records systems. Familiarity with Teams and web-based instructional/learning management systems preferred.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Prolonged periods standing and sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Must be able to see, hear, smell, bend, stretch, and engage in full range of motion in order to safely conduct comprehensive physical examinations. About Loyal Source Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide, with a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare. Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employer and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program. For more information go to our website and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.This contractor abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADA/ADAAA), Loyal Source is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities. Applicants needing accommodation may contact this job poster with their request for accommodations at any Jobble

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