Physician Assistant

Job description

Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Staff (SHRA)Is this an internal only recruitment?NoPosition TitlePhysician Assistant - JourneyWorking TitlePhysician AssistantPosition Number20028674Vacancy IDP012031Budgeted Hiring Range$81,427-$90,000Pay Band Information

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

Salary Grade EquivalentGN17Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-LimitedFull-Time PermanentIf time-limited, estimated duration of appointmentHours per week40Work Schedule

Fall and Spring semesters:
Schedule will be 8am to 5pm for most weekdays. Required to work 1-2 shifts of 10 AM-7PM each week. After Hours schedule may vary slightly depending on need.
Summer hours: 8am-5pm

Department Name and NumberSA Campus Health Services-650001Date First Posted10/12/2020Closing Date10/20/2020Position LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Posting CategoryHealth Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)Department Description

Campus Health (CH) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CH has more than 80,000 patient encounters, which includes Primary Care and Women’s Health as well as specialty clinics in sports medicine, orthopedics, gynecology, physical therapy, counseling and psychological services, travel clinic and allergy clinic. Weekend acute care is provided from 8-5 PM. On site ancillary services include pharmacy, OTC pharmacy, Student Stores pharmacy, medical laboratory, and radiology.

Campus Health has been continuously accredited since 1986 by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. All personnel are trained in the concepts and principles of Performance Improvement and serve as team members and leaders in shaping and defining the organization as it strives to provide quality and safe care.

Campus Health collaborates with Student Wellness and Campus Recreation and other Student Affairs partners to provide education and outreach to assist in keeping the campus population healthy.

Education and research comprise another important function of CH. CH provides clinical rotations and practicums for students in the School of Education, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Public Health, Department of Medical Technology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Radiology. In addition, CH serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CH staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The Physician Assistant is a highly skilled licensed practitioner who is able to work with a high level of independence to provide high quality health care, on a full time basis, to UNC CH Students and Postdoctoral fellows. The position requires the ability to function as an individual practitioner, as a member of the health care team, and as an advocate for health of the University Community at the population level.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of North Carolina.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Professional Knowledge: Training and certification as a Physician Assistant with full knowledge of techniques of patient interviewing and medical history review, health appraisal tools using an electronic medical record, interpretation of laboratory test results, and therapeutic procedures related to primary care including women’s health.

Knowledge to develop patient care plans based on assessment and findings.
Patient Care: Ability to assess, and treat patients in a clinical or medical setting. Ability to manage the physical and mental well-being of patients through on going education and prevention. Must be able to apply full knowledge of patient care protocols, medical guidelines and clinical procedures in primary care (acute and chronic care) and in college health care and Women’s Health. Must be able to interact with patients, patient’s family members, students, and other medical staff to coordinate medical needs and services in an effective manner.

Excellent Communication Skills: Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and work relationships with physicians, health care personnel, patients and families, agencies directing review programs, and others.

Familiarity with electronic health records.

After Hours: Possible additional responsibilities in the evenings and weekends (eg rotating call schedule; likely no more frequent than one day per week and one weekend every 6 weeks).

Preferred Qualifications

2-3 years of progressive experience in a primary care setting preferred. Experience and enthusiasm for working with college age population preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Valid North Carolina Physician Assistant License Certification by a national credentialing body for Physician Assistants. Assigned Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number.

Special Physical and Mental RequirementsPosition/Schedule RequirementsEvening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Patient care involved, Weekend work occasionallyPosition AttributesSevere Weather Essential; Subject to HIPAA; Communicable Disease MandatoryStimulus/ARRA FundedNoQuick Link of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/licenses
Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education/licensure for the Physician Assistant position.
    • Graduation and/or completion of an educational program for Physician Assistants accredited by the CAAHEP and an active PA License from the NC Board of Medical Examiners
    • Graduation and/or completion of an educational program for Physician Assistants accredited by the CAAHEP and eligible to apply for a PA License issued by the NC Board of Medical Examiners
    • None of the above




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 10/22/2020
Work Type: