PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESEARCH
JOB NO.: 89984-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89984-AS
Working Title: Physician Assistant - Alzheimer's Disease Research
Official Title: SR CL PHYSICIAN ASST(R54BN) or CLIN PHYSICIAN ASST(R54DN)
Hiring Department: A534255-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GER-AD DEV
FTE: 80% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: The successful candidate must be a graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program, and hold a current license or be eligible to obtain a license to practice as a Physician Assistant in Wisconsin.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: At least one year of relevant professional work experience required. Two years experience working with geriatric patients preferred. Prior experience in clinical research studies and performing procedures is also preferred.
Title prefix will be determined based on years of relevant professional work experience. A minimum of 7 years of post-graduate, professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level.
License or certificate: Current Physician Assistant license for State of Wisconsin or eligibility to obtain a WI license required.
Position Summary: The Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) conducts research in the field of aging and dementia, and seeks to establish effective prevention, treatment and diagnostic tests for Alzheimer's disease. The successful candidate(s) will assist the Principal Investigators (PIs) and Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) with the operations of clinical research studies under the guidelines of research protocols and the UW Madison policies. This involves participating in the recruitment, consultation, evaluation and treatment of participants enrolled in the ADRC Clinical Core as well as industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated trials. In addition, the candidate(s) will be trained to perform lumbar puncture procedures on research participants.
Additional Information: The applicant should have the ability to work both independently and cooperatively, and be comfortable performing procedures after being trained.
The incumbent will be expected to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job, and maintain a high level of
professionalism and collegiality in interactions with participants, patients, and team members.
The applicant's prior work experience should demonstrate excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, computer skills, sound clinical judgment, good social skills and an ability to multitask.
Minimal travel is required to facilitate visits at our satellite sites in Wisconsin. Must be able to provide own transportation or qualify to use a UW vehicle. To qualify to use a UW vehicle, must have a valid driver's license (driving record will be checked initially and routinely), and meet the UW Risk Management Driving Authorization and Car Fleet requirements and eligibility.
A Caregiver background check will be conducted.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Contact: Hanna Blazel
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants: Click "Apply Now" to get started. Please upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.
This is a companion PVL to #89983. The applicants from both PVLs will be considered together to fill 2 total vacancies (1.8 FTE). Please apply to the PVL appropriate to your credentials.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 27 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 24 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time