Physician Assistant

USC Columbia
Sep 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Internal Title: Physician Assistant

Posting Number: STA00344PO17

College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

Department: Health Services

Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Part/Full-time: Full Time

Job Search Category: Other Professional

Advertised Job Summary: The Physician Assistant (PA) will provide comprehensive medical care for patients seeking services through the Primary Care Department. The Primary Care Department is part of an integrated and comprehensive health care center that is accredited as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The provider will practice as part of a care team model and have ample resources to assist with care including physicians, nurses, registered dietitians, counseling, social workers, psychiatrists, and other allied health professionals. The provider will assess, obtain diagnostic testing and provide diagnosis, treatment and management of injuries, illness and disease. Determines a plan of care and collaborates with physicians, nurses, and all members of the health care team. Writes orders for fluids, medications, treatments and evaluates patient's response to that treatment. The provider will also provide education and implement prevention strategies to assist in the patients overall health and well-being. Incumbent will participate in quality improvement, continuing education, and other patient care programs established by the health center. The provider will document patients' medical histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes within an electronic health record. Medical staff is PEER reviewed bi-annually as part of the credentialing and privileging process. Position is considered essential personnel.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions): Bachelor's degree from an AMA / AAPA approved Physician Assistant Program. Current license as a Physician Assistant within the state of South Carolina or eligibility to be licensed in the state of South Carolina and 3 years experience. Must maintain clinical privileges as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement: The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.