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Physician Assistant

Company: University of California - Santa Barbara
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Job Description:

POSITION INFORMATION

*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 Unit (UPTE-CWA)

*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 hours)



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 Health administration.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Must have at least 2 years of experience as a Physician Assistant in urgent or primary care.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

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 Assistant license.

* 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 action.

* 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 holidays.

* 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 adult resuscitations.
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 safety
Performs additional clinical duties as assigned by Student Health Executive director, immediate supervisor or supervising physician and as allowed by legal scope of practice.

Administrative
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 Guidelines.



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.



REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

The University of California endeavors to make https://jobs.ucsb.edu accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Katherine Abad in Human Resources at 805-893-4664 or email katherine.abad@hr.ucsb.edu. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.



PRIVACY NOTIFICATION STATEMENT

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 (effective July 1978) requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply information about themselves: Application: The principal purpose for requesting information on the Application is for applicant-tracking purposes and to collect applicant contact information. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Data Form: Information furnished on this form is requested by UCSB's Affirmative Action Office. The University of California, Santa Barbara is a Federal contractor and, therefore, must comply with Affirmative Action regulations issued pursuant to Executive Order 11246, Federal Revised Order No. 4, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974. Furnishing the information on this form is voluntary. There is no penalty for not completing this form. The offices responsible for maintaining the information supplied on this form are the UCSB Human Resources Office and the Affirmative Action Office.

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