Company: UNC Department of Public Safety
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: December 9, 2018
# Position Summary Information## Department DescriptionCampus Health Services (CHS) is a multi-specialty ambulatory college health clinic providing quality, and affordable health care for eligible students and spouses. Annually, CHS 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 Services 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 Services 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 CHS. CHS 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, CHS serves as a research site for a number of faculty and graduate student grants and contracts, where CHS staff participates with the principal investigators across a variety of medical specialties.## 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 DescriptionThe 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 RequirementsLicensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of North Carolina.## Essential Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesProfessional 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 Qualifications2-3 years of progressive experience in a primary care setting preferred. Experience and enthusiasm for working with college age population preferred.# 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease 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:* 20028674*Vacancy ID:* P009419*Budgeted Hiring Range:* $76,963-$88,000*Pay Band Information:* For more information on the pay band for this branch and role, please click here .*Salary Grade Equivalent:* 80/GN17*Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:* Full-Time Permanent*Hours per week:* 40*Work 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 Number:* Campus Health Administration-650001*Date First Posted:* 12/03/2018*Closing Date:* 12/13/2018*Position Location:* Chapel Hill, NC*Position Posting Category:* Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)*Position/Schedule Requirements:* Evening work occasionally, Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure to Hazardous Materials, Patient care involved, Weekend work occasionally*Position Attributes:* Severe Weather Essential; Subject to HIPAA; Communicable Disease Mandatory*Stimulus/ARRA Funded:* No*Quick Link:* http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/152611
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