This is a nine month work-year position (work mid-august till mid-may, off mid-may till mid-August). Some weekend and evening call hours are required. Clinic hours are 8:30am-5:30pm. Weekend/holiday hours are 11am-3pm.
Deliver primary healthcare to college men and women focusing on common medical disorders, with emphasis on health education and disease prevention.
Providing primary, general diagnostic and therapeutic medical services to eligible patients following the approved UHS General Medicine Physician Assistant protocols, in an established standard of time and in an acceptable volume measured against the standards of peers. Maintaining paper and electronic medical records that are factual, complete, and accurate. Participating in continuing medical education programs offered at UHS and pursuing other avenues of medical education. Participating in the development and evaluation of medical care standards for UHS. Participating in and supporting peer review for providers.
Cooperating with all UHS employees to provide optimal patient care. Contributing to and supporting overall organizational goals. Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Certificate of completion from an approved Physician's Assistant training program. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners as a Physician Assistant. Two years of experience in adult primary health care as a Physician Assistant. Current NCCPA certification. Computer experience. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's degree. More than two years of experience in adult primary health care as a Physician Assistant. Experience working with college-aged patients. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Professional demeanor. Experience with electronic medical records.
May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Use of medical equipment. Exposure to fumes, chemicals, sprays, and commercial items found in standard office conditions, medical clinics, and in repairs and maintenance.