Per Diem Physician Assistant - Psychiatry - Providence, RI

Warwick, RI

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

$10,000.00 Sign on for External Candidates

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage behavioral conditions in collaboration with social workers, psychiatrist and Medical providers
  • Perform comprehensive behavioral health assessments
  • Document findings consistent with Optum and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations
  • Facilitate agreement and implementation of the member’s plan of care by engaging the care team
  • Evaluate the effectiveness, necessity and efficiency of the plan, making revisions as needed
  • Assures that the aligns with the member’s needs and wishes
  • Coordinate care as member’s transition through different levels of care and care settings
  • Includes the expertise of social work and other disciplines in care plan
  • Assess the needs of members and families while facilitating any adjustments to the plan of care as situations and conditions change
  • Evaluate plan of care for cost effectiveness while meeting the needs of members, families and providers to decreases high costs, poor outcomes and unnecessary hospitalization
  • Actively promote the Optum programs by partnering with key stakeholders to maintain and develop membership caseload
  • Exhibit original thinking and creativity in the development of new and improved methods and approaches to behavioral health in the LTC setting

Required Qualifications:

  • Certification by the national commission on certification of Physician assistants NCCPA
  • Current, unrestricted NP license in the state of assignment or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure/Prescriptive Authority post-hire in states where applicable
  • Clinical background and national certification as ANP, FNP, GNP or PA-C required or the ability to obtain
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License with the ability to travel between nursing homes and/or care settings


Posted June 11, 2022