Position Number: 00041328
Primary Function of Organization Unit: Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives: We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens. 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 education 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: All of our staff members have standards that guide the work we do everyday: Student Health Values are Respect, Integrity, Customer Service, Teamwork, and Excellence. We expect our staff to consistently demonstrate these values. The Physician Assistant (PA) will deliver comprehensive individualized health care to NC State students, which includes diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses, performing minor outpatient procedures, providing patient education and counseling, and offering health education and disease prevention advice.The person filling this role MUST be able to perform minor procedures and work independently. This position will work as a member of the medical staff team both at the Centennial location and at the location on Main Campus. The Physician Assistant works primarily in the Women's Health department to assess and diagnose problems; interpret medical and clinical information; determine the need for other diagnosis tests; and develop a plan of care based on patient history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests when indicated. He or she will prescribe and/or modify treatment plans and/or medication. On occasion the Physician Assistant may work in the general medicine clinic.
Department Required Skills: * Experienced at ambulatory patient care, including making medical diagnosis & prescribing medications. Experience with Electronic Health Records (HR). * Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina. * Good communication & documentation skills are necessary. * Ability to work with diverse college age population.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Prefer minimum of one year experience as a Physician Assistant working in ambulatory care, preferably in Women's Health. Other acceptable experience could include working in primary care, acute care, internal medicine, urgent care, HMO or physician's office. * Experience with women's health procedures, including placement of intrauterine devices and subdermal contraceptive implants, strongly desired. Must be able to perform procedures such a laceration repair, incision and drainage.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Must obtain required CE for maintaining license and approval to practice by Medical Board as a condition of employment.
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related 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":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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