Physicians Immediate Care, otherwise called Physicians Urgent Care, was established in mid-1987 in Rockford III, under the authority of John J. Koehler, M.D. Today the organization is driven by Stan Blaylock, President & CEO, & Dr. Koehler, Founder & CMO. For over 30 years, they have been devoted to providing affordable and high-quality medical care to the community. PIC values their employees and aims at creating and providing a workplace that truly nurtures the professional spirit of the team members. They also strive to offer several benefits to them, including but not limited to creating a balance between work life and family life. They also offer flexible time schedules to accommodate personal commitments. Employees and their family members are also provided free in-house medical facilities, besides a good salary package.
Job Summary: In collaboration with a physician and in conjunction with other Advanced Practice Providers the Physician Assistant will provide compassionate and high quality care to urgent care and occupational medicine patients. Physician Assistant will float between clinics in Chicago Metro area including Bucktown, Clybourn, Edgewater, Jefferson Park, Lincoln & Peterson, Lincoln Park, North Center, Old Town, Six Corners, South Loop, and West Loop. Duties and Responsibilities: Provide and manage direct patient care including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment Triage patients to differentiate between immediate and less urgent care Manage private, pre-employment, and workers compensation patients effectively Order diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and interpret test results Perform digital blocks and regional anesthesia Perform minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injection of joints, bursas, and cysts Perform closed reductions of fractures and dislocations Apply and modify braces, casts, splints, and other orthopedic appliances Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens Communicate with patients regarding testing results, follow-up care, and additional information Communicate patient needs, diagnosis, and course of treatment to the patient, company, as well as other clinical staff and instruct and educate patients about discharge instructions if applicable Participate in company required CME courses and perform CME credits to maintain license We offer onsite training and a competitive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, and Vision 401(k) with Employer Match Medical Malpractice Insurance A Generous CME allowance Personal Paid Time Off and CME Paid Time Off In-House Medical Life Insurance STD