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Physician Assistant

Company: Bellingham Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Clinic
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Bellingham Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Clinic is a stable and thriving practice that is excited to announce an opening for a Physician Assistant-Certified. The clinic sees both adult and pediatric patients and is one of only two allergy practices north of the Seattle metropolitan area. Bellingham and the surrounding areas offer many outdoor opportunities including hiking, biking, skiing, and boating given its proximity to Mt. Baker and the North Cascade Mountains, Lake Whatcom, Puget Sound, and the San Juan Islands. Bellingham is the last major city before the Washington Coastline meets the Canadian border and is only 50 miles from Vancouver, BC. Seattle is 90 miles away. Bellingham Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Clinic was established in 1988 by Dr. David Elkayam. We currently have 1 physicians and 2 physician assistants- certified. We have another physician starting August 1, 2023. Our clinic provides routine asthma & allergy care including the evaluation and treatment of rhinosinusitis, asthma and chronic cough, food and medication allergy, skin allergy including hives and dermatitis, and immunodeficiency. We offer diagnostics and treatments including allergy immunotherapy, oral immunotherapy for food allergy, IVIG infusion and biologic administration, patch testing for skin allergy, as well as lung function testing and methacholine challenge for respiratory issues. BAAIC has a clinical research center which hosts clinical trials for chronic cough, asthma, chronic hives, and other related conditions. Job summary

  • Care for patients with allergies, asthma & immunodeficiency, including ordering and overseeing testing and challenges when indicated, and providing treatment recommendations including the use of medications, immunotherapy, and advanced treatments like IVIG or biologics
  • Shared care of established and eventually new patients
  • Participation in clinical research
  • Participation in CME & specialized education material
  • Collegial professional environment with many opportunities for discussion of patient management in the evolving field of allergy/immunology Responsibilities
    • Evaluate, treat, and diagnose acute and/or episodic illness
    • Provide acute & ongoing care for patients with chronic conditions
    • Perform Comprehensive physical examinations of patients
    • Prescribe all necessary medications and treatments
    • Communicate with collaborating providers regarding patient care
      • Maintain positive relationships with patients, providers, co-workers, and superiors
      • Utilize excellent communication skills (verbal/written)
      • Shared call coverage Requirements
        • WA License
        • 2+ years' experience Benefits
          • Competitive Compensation with opportunity for productivity bonus
          • Paid Vacation
          • Medical & Dental Insurance
          • Malpractice Insurance
          • CME Stipend with CME Paid Training Days
          • Simple IRA matching after 2 years
          • 4 day work week (currently Monday-Thursday)

Keywords: Bellingham Asthma, Allergy & Immunology Clinic, Bellingham , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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