Physician Assistant (Per Deim)

Mens Health Foundation

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Physician Assistant

Per Deim




Men’s Health Foundation connects men at risk to comprehensive healthcare and wellness through education, collaboration, and advocacy, inspiring and empowering all men to live longer, healthier and happier lives. We see a world where inequity and stigma do not separate men from healthcare. At Men’s Health Foundation, we are reimagining men’s healthcare.



The Physician Assistant reports to the Chief Medical Officer and works under the supervision of a Physician. Responsible for managing patients' individualized health plans to promote and restore patients' health. This includes diagnosing and counseling patients on their current medical condition, setting up an effective treatment plan, educating patients on preventative health measures, and encouraging annual and semi-annual physicals.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all the duties assigned.)

  • Help provide primary care to patients
  • Perform physical exams and patient observations.
  • Record patient medical histories and symptoms.
  • Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans
  • Order, administer and analyze diagnostic tests.
  • Monitor and operate medical equipment.
  • Diagnose health issues.
  • Detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary.
  • Administer medicines and treatments.
  • Evaluate responses to treatments and medications.
  • Consult with healthcare professionals.
  • Train patients on managing illnesses and/or disease prevention.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.





  • Master of Science (MS) in Physician Assistant studies or associate degree in physician assistant studies with any bachelor’s degree
  • Final year student or graduation from a Physician Assistant training program
  • NCCPA certification before coming onto active duty
  • Current California Physician Assistant License
  • National certification from the National Commission on Certification of
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS are required.
  • National Provider Identification Number (NPI).
  • Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the works.
  • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs, information systems, medical records, and point-of-interview technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with the medical partner at various levels, patients, family members, physicians, and community representatives.
  • Sound understanding of all federal and state regulations, including HIPPA and OSHA.
  • Current Basic Life Support certification.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and chronic diseases care/ management preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of other infectious diseases and state/ federal reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of psychosocial needs, trauma history, and cognitive/behavioral/motivational functioning on health-related behavior and be able to intervene appropriately and effectively.
  • Have the appropriate level of behavioral maturity and patience in handling various patient types and needs.
  • Have diplomacy and tact in handling complex and irate patients.
  • Ability to work effectively with men and transgender women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientations in a multicultural environment.



  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and a background check to include a 7-year criminal, 10-year SSN & employer history reference check
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • As required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you must take yearly flu shots or wear a mask during flu season and test for tuberculosis.




Must be able to read, write and speak the English language fluently. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public in person.




Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dollar totals, monetary conversions, discounts, interest, fractions, decimals, percentages, area, and volume.




Ability to solve technical and practical problems and deal with various intangibles in situations with limited communication, support, information, and access. Ability to interpret various instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.




Must be have good computer skills and be proficient in the use of systems to complete correspondence, documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, such as Microsoft Outlook and Office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.



The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee may be required to climb ladders or stairs, be in high spaces, and/or balance, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing this job's essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment, workstation, or shared space. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally moderate with occasional high volume.

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