Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: October 15, 2020
*Payroll Title: Physician Assistant
*Job Code: 9203
*Job Open Date: 09/25/2020
Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 10/11/2020
*Department Code-Name: Student Health
*Percentage of Time: 100%
*Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): HX - Health Care Professionals
*Grade Type/Grade: None/None
*FLSA Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
*Work Location: Student Health
*Pay Rate/Range: Salary is commensurate with experience.
*Days/Hours: Mon.-Fri. / 8am-5pm (may include some evening
DEPARTMENT MARKETING STATEMENT
Student Health is a full service on campus primary healthcare
facility for UCSB students. We see students on both an appointment
and walk in basis. Our auxiliary services included on-site
laboratory, pharmacy, x-ray, lab, physical therapy, eye care, and
dental care centers. Our specialty services include psychiatry and
orthopedics. An extensive alcohol and drug program complements
other behavioral health services.
BRIEF SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES
Working under the required Delegation of Services Agreement with
the physician supervisor, the Physician Assistant works in a
collaborative and collegial relationship with physicians, Nurse
Practitioners and other clinical staff at UCSB Student Health.
Responsibilities include evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of
acute illnesses and injuries, providing brief mental health
interventions, prescribing medications under the legal scope of
practice and arranging follow up care. Procedures such as
laceration repair, extremity splinting, incision and drainage of
abscesses, wound care and management of IV fluids will be performed
depending on training, experience and privileging by UCSB Student
Must have at least 2 years of experience as a Physician Assistant
in urgent or primary care.
Experience in procedures such as laceration repair, extremity
splinting, incision and drainage of abscesses, wound care and
insertion and management of IVs is highly desired.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Credentials verification for clinical practitioner
* Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse
* Mandated reporting req of Dependent Adult Abuse
* Must have at least 2 years of experience as a Physician Assistant
in urgent or primary care. Must have a current California Physician
* Student Health requires that clinical staff must successfully
complete and pass the background check and credentialing process
before employment and date of hire.
* To comply with Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
Health Officer Order, this position must provide evidence of annual
influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in
patient care areas during the influenza season.
* Any HIPAA/FERPA violation may be subject to disciplinary
* This is a 10 or 11-month 100% position; 8 or 4 weeks of furlough
must be taken during quarter breaks or summer months. Hours vary
during quarter breaks depending on staffing needs.
* Student Health is closed between the Christmas and New Year's Day
* UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
JOB FUNCTIONS/PERCENTAGE OF TIME/DUTIES
Direct Patient Care
95% Essential Daily Duties
Participates in direct patient care by obtaining histories and
performing complete or partial physical exams to assess the nature
and extent of presenting illness or injury. Performs psychosocial
assessments. Orders or performs appropriate diagnostic studies and
interprets results. Evaluates data collected and differentiates
between normal and abnormal conditions. Plans and implements
treatment using established clinical judgment and Treatment
Guidelines. Refers and consults as appropriate using internal,
campus and community resources. Performs psychosocial assessments,
provides preventative counseling and patient education. Prescribes
medications as authorized under the Delegation of Services
Agreement with the physician supervisor and as allowed by law.
Provides Urgent Care services including evaluation, diagnosis and
treatment of acute illness and procedures where privileges have
been granted such as wound care, incision and drainage of abscesses
or hematomas, reduction of simple dislocations, laceration repair,
extremity splinting, injections and respiratory treatments,
management of IV fluids and peripheral IV access and management of
Maintains electronic medical records in compliance with Medical
Staff rules and regulations and Student Health policies and
procedures. Follow-up on all laboratory and radiologic testing,
consulting as indicated for abnormal results and communicating
results and recommendations to the patient.
Follows UCSB Student Health policies and procedures, protocols and
treatment guidelines using resources wisely and promoting
Performs additional clinical duties as assigned by Student Health
Executive director, immediate supervisor or supervising physician
and as allowed by legal scope of practice.
5% Essential Daily Duties
Participates in various committees as appointed or elected.
Participates in continuing education programs at UCSB Student
Health and contributes as appropriate. May include writing and
presenting reports, serving as a liaison between groups or
committees and/or developing policies and procedures and Treatment
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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