Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Nov 20, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
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Job Opening ID: 12734

Reports To: PHYSCN SHS MGR 1

Working Title: Physician Assistant, Per Diem

Department: Student Health

Bargaining Unit: HX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009204

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 40%

Work Schedule: Variable

Employee Class: Per Diem

Position Summary:

The UC Irvine Student Health Center is a comprehensive outpatient clinic staffed with licensed primary care physicians, psychiatrists, licensed clinical social workers, dentists, physician assistants, registered nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Medical specialists from various disciplines including dermatology, orthopedics/sports medicine, gynecology, internal medicine, and ENT provide on-site consultation on a regular basis. Student Health also offers basic radiology and clinical laboratory services, insurance consultation, and an on-site pharmacy, making SHC a comprehensive and convenient clinic dedicated to serving students.

Under general direction of the Senior Lead Physician and clinic physicians, the Physician Assistant, Per Diem provides medical services to patients on a regularly scheduled or walk-in basis.

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Successful completion of an Accredited Physician Assistant program.

Educational training and/or experience to support setting and patient population.

Current, active and unrestricted CA Physician Assistant License and Certification.

Active and current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification schedule III-V. Certificate of completion from an approved controlled substance education course which meets the requirements of the California Code of Regulations section 1399.610 and 1399.612.

Current BLS/CPR certification.

Knowledge of diagnostic and medical practice covering an extensive and varied range of problems.

Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Protected Health Information (PHI), or other sensitive and personal information.

Skills in taking medical history and performing physical exams.

Knowledge of gynecological principles and practices that is applicable to women students, including birth control concerns, care of gynecological illnesses, teachings good self-care to minimize problems.

Knowledge of standards of medical care and accepted practice in the community.

Knowledge of and skill in proper medical record charting to maintain appropriate quality assurance standards of the clinic.

Ability to relate to and communicate with students to gain their confidence and cooperation in their care.

Ability to effectively communicate with staff and peers to maintain a friendly, cooperative approach in the care of students.

Knowledge of specialists in the community and facility available for appropriate referral as needed.

Ability to be trained in the use of specialized medical equipment and procedures.

Writing skills to prepare clear medical reports, laboratory data and progress notes. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload.

Skill to clearly communicate medical information to a broad variety of people, both in person and over the telephone.

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. Ability to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with physicians, nurses, other medical personnel, administrators, emergency and law enforcement officers.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the program and UCI.

Special Conditions Required:

Although this position's schedule is dependent on clinic needs, weekends or non-traditional work hours may be required for special projects or busy times of the year, or when strict deadlines must be met. In the case of extended hours, this position may be required to work those hours. This position may be expected to participate in delivering care services via a telehealth platform on-site or remotely up to 100% of the work day. Employment in this position is contingent upon successful completion of a Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan background check, verification and continued monitoring of licensure as it applies to the position, and successful completion of our background review or credentialing process, as appropriate to the position. The employee must comply with OSHA, CA/OSHA, and CDC recommendations and requirements regarding vaccination and testing of healthcare employees. This includes, but may not be limited to; current hepatitis B immunizations, annual flu vaccinations, and annual tuberculosis screening. At the discretion of Student Health Center, the employee may be offered an option to sign a declination acknowledgement in lieu of receiving an annual flu vaccination. Per the UC Ethics Briefing, the employee is responsible for reporting any and all potential conflicts of interest to their supervisor in a timely manner.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 11/22/2020
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