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Position Number: 00102035-PA
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The purpose of the Department of Student Health Services (SHS) is to provide appropriate, affordable, accessible and high quality primary health care to eligible students, and provide a comprehensive disease-prevention and health promotion program in the NC State University community. The major function of the SHS is that of providing outpatient care to the 34,000+ NC State students. Some level of medical care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the academic year beginning in August and ending in May. Hours of service vary during the summer and during holidays and student breaks.
Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of the Physician Assistant is to deliver comprehensive individualized health care that includes diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses, patient education/counseling, and health promotion/disease prevention. Assess & diagnose, interpret medical & clinical information, & other diagnosis tests, develop a plan of care based on patient history, physical examination, diagnostic test & procedures when indicated. Prescribe and/or modify treatment plans and/or medication.
Department Required Skills : Experienced at ambulatory patient care, including making medical diagnosis & prescribing medications. Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Prefer minimum of 1 year experience as a Physician Assistant working in ambulatory care, such as primary care, acute care, internal medicine, urgent care, HMO or physician's office. Specific interest and experience in Men's Health. Good communication & documentation skills. Ability to work with diverse college age population.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Obtains required CE for maintaining license & approval to practice by Medical Board.
AA/EOE: AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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