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Physician Assistant

Company: UNC Department of Public Safety
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: October 28, 2018

Job Description:

# Position Summary Information## Department DescriptionThe role of the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) department is primarily environment, health and safety functions at the University. In support of the University?s core mission, EHS will provide comprehensive environmental, health and safety services to the University community. This includes education through training and consultation, maintaining a safe environment through recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards, ensuring a process of regulatory compliance and minimizing future potential liabilities. By developing EHS programs and performing various periodic inspections we can provide a safe work place, ensure a process of compliance and minimize future potential liabilities. EHS is organized into eight (8) sections: Biological Safety, Environmental Affairs, Fire Safety & Emergency Response, Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, Chemical Safety, Radiation Safety, Workplace Safety and the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic.## Equal Opportunity EmployerThe 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 DescriptionThis is a full-time outpatient clinical position that works in the University Employee Occupational Health Clinic (UEOHC). This position is responsible for making initial diagnoses and first care of work-related illnesses and injuries. The position works closely with and must communicate effectively with the clinic Medical Director; other health care professionals; Environment, Health & Safety Staff; and departmental supervisors. The position is responsible for prescribing work restrictions and appropriate restricted duty, follow-up care, and case management. These responsibilities require a broad base of medical knowledge and the ability to work independently. In collaboration with the Medical Director of the Workplace Safety Manager, the position also develops policies and procedures for the UEOHC.## Minimum Education and Experience RequirementsGraduation and or completion of an educational program for Physician Assistants accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and an active Physician Assistant License issued by the North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners.## Essential Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesMust have knowledge of professional patient care practices and procedures, medical terminology, disease processes and body systems, pharmacology, and current clinical diagnostic procedures and treatments. Must have the ability to assess and diagnose patient symptoms, interpret medical and clinical information, and order diagnostic tests and procedures when indicated. Must have the ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients, their families and healthcare personnel by listening, understanding, and responding to identified needs. Must be able to provide advice and counsel to patients, their families and healthcare personnel. Must have the knowledge of teaching and consulting techniques. Must be able to convey information clearly and concisely either verbally or in writing. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others.## Preferred QualificationsAbility to manage complex dilemmas.# Contact Information## Office of Human Resources Contact InformationIf 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 employment@unc.eduPlease note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.*Position Type:* Permanent Staff (SHRA)*Is this an internal only recruitment?:* No*Position Title:* Physician Assistant - Journey*Working Title:* Physician Assistant*Position Number:* 00001159*Vacancy ID:* P009234*Budgeted Hiring Range:* $71,042-$88,244*Pay Band Information:* For more information on the pay band for this branch and role, please click here .*Salary Grade Equivalent:* 81/GN17*Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:* Full-Time Permanent*Hours per week:* 40*Work Schedule:* Monday-Friday 8:AM-4:30PM (1/2 hour lunch)*Department Name and Number:* EHS UEOHC-230511*Date First Posted:* 10/18/2018*Closing Date:* 10/24/2018*Position Location:* Chapel Hill, NC*Position Posting Category:* Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)*Required Licenses/Certifications:* Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of North Carolina.*Position/Schedule Requirements:* Clinic ? UNCH or ACC, Evening work occasionally, Night work occasionally, Valid NC Driver?s License, Weekend work occasionally*Stimulus/ARRA Funded:* No*Quick Link:*

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