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Physician Assistant - Urgent Care-Part Time

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Location: Gretna Urgent Care
Address: 11946 Standing Stone Drive -Gretna NE

Work Schedule: M-F 10am-10pm Sat/Sun 12pm-6pm 24 hours per week.

Provides primary health care for patients.


Essential Job Functions

Provides primary health care for patients by utilizing the process of assessment and diagnosis of health status, development and implementation of treatment plans and follow-up and evaluation plans of patient outcomes.

Provides patient and family education regarding proper use of medication and health/illness prevention to ensure adequate knowledge/awareness by interviewing and advising specifically to patient needs and recommending appropriate community resources.

Prepares prescription orders/inquiries/renewals to facilitate patient care by writing orders for drugs and controlled substances and relaying information to pharmacy.

Administers medication and immunizations to ensure patient health by injection, inhalation or oral methods.

Perform patient consultations/physical exams to determine the assigned patient's needs independently and under physician direction.  Includes obtaining patient medical history, checking vital signs, performing tests relevant to patient condition and recording findings.

  • Obtain patient's medical and psychosocial history; perform physical exam and determine patient's mental status.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other clinical disciplines as appropriate. Provide teaching and patient education specific to the patient's health care problem.
  • Order appropriate ancillary tests.

?Develops preliminary diagnosis to prescribe diagnostic and therapeutic procedures by ordering appropriate laboratory tests, interpreting data, and utilizing principles of prevention.

?Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the "Age Specific Criteria".

Maintain a professional behavior in attitudes, demeanor, and interactions to achieve organization's mission.

  • Communicates effectively with physicians, staff and patients.
  • Is approachable and professional in working with other health professionals, patients and their family.
  • Maintains a professional appearance, behavior, and work environment.

Perform technical skills competently and independently to assure patient safety.

  • Is accountable to learn new skills and equipment within areas' specifications and time frames.

Evaluate patient care to determine response to care/interventions for optimal patient outcome.

  • Evaluate the patient's capabilities and/or limitations related to nursing and medical interventions.
  • Recognize and address patient and family capabilities and limitations (physical and mental).
  • Return patient telephone calls.
  • Monitor outcomes and documents patient response to interventions.
  • Performs telephone triage to determine patient special needs by recording patient condition, providing appropriate consultation and scheduling appointments when needed.


Work Schedule: M-F 10am-10pm Sat/Sun 12pm-6pm

24 hours per week.

Job Description:

Job Requirements


  • Graduated from an accredited program for the education of Physician Assistants approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) required. 


  • Two years previous clinical experience required.


  • Current, valid, and maintained Physician Assistant (PA) license in the state working without restrictions required. 
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.


  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and interact with patients, family members, hospital personnel, and co-workers.
  • Ability to perform numerous tasks at once.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Climbing
    • Crawling
    • Kneeling
    • Sitting
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Balancing
    • Carrying
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Hearing
    • Seeing/Visual
    • Speaking/talking
    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Reaching

Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Electrical Shock/Static
  • Rare (1%-3%):
    • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
    • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) NICU only
  • Occasionally (34%-66%):
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
  • Frequent (67%-100%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Biological agents (primary air born & blood borne viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.

Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

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Date Posted September 12, 2023
Date Closes October 26, 2023
Requisition JR103486
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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