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Physician Assistant, Student Health Center
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 535396
Work type: Staff
Categories: Unit 2 – CSUEU – Health Care Support, Probationary, Health Professionals, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a Physician and the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Physician Assistant provides a wide range of primary health care services within their established scope of practice to provide a wide range of primary health care services, such as conducting physical examinations, assessing, diagnosing, treating and managing illnesses and injuries, ordering tests and interpreting the results, counseling patients on preventive care, and preventive and health maintenance services.

Major duties and responsibilities:

Primary Healthcare Services

Performs complete physical examinations, including obtaining detailed medical histories, using applicable clinical techniques and diagnostic tools

    Diagnose common acute and chronic illnesses and injuries and develop treatment plans based upon an evaluation of a patient’s medical history, physical examination, and test results Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and preventative counseling and education regarding reproductive health needs for all genders, including but not limited to STIs, contraception, and pregnancy; provides medication abortion service Interpretation of patient’s medical history, physical exam, and diagnostic tests, and recognition between normal, normal variance, and abnormal findings. Follow up on all abnormal findings either by intervention, counseling, or referral on or off campus Assessment of psychosocial issues, providing counseling within scope of practice, and making referrals as necessary Administers first aid and urgent care and assists in contacting paramedics and emergency transport through the campus system when necessary Orders, interpret, and evaluate common laboratory and other standard diagnostic tests and procedures; may perform CLIA-waived testing Establishes and documents the health care treatment plans and prognoses for patients treated, including referrals to specialists Maintains records, progress notes, and provisions for continuity of care for each case that are sufficiently complete for any physician and peer review group to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan Prescribes medication to patients Instruct and counsels patients regarding medical problems, use of medications, and compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, family planning, emotional problems, preventive health care, and health maintenance Performs procedures and minor surgeries such as injections, immunizations, skin biopsies, suturing and wound care, minor orthopedic procedures, and incisions and draining Performs therapeutic procedures in response to life threatening situations according to protocols Collaborates and consults with physicians and other health care team professionals on more complicated health problems and referrals Maintains compliance with established university policies, procedures, and protocols for quality assurance and infection control Keeps current with developments in Physician Assistant and medical fields applicable to the population served within the SHC

  • Engages in professional development activities and required continuing education activities; maintains license and DEA number for prescribing controlled substances; contributes to accreditation efforts; completes all department and university required trainings as assigned; performs other classification-related duties supporting the SHC operations. Minimum Qualifications: Required Education and Experience
    • Academic degree or certificate from an approved college or university-based physician assistant medical training program or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
    • Possess and maintain a valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of California. Licensing by the Medical Board of California requires passing the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE).
    • Possess and maintain a valid California transmitting number. Possess and maintain a valid DEA number and certificate to transmit specific controlled substances.
    • Valid CA Driver’s License.

    Required Qualifications

    • Thorough knowledge of medical theories, practices and protocols relative to the scope of practice; thorough knowledge of subject areas such as growth and development, pathophysiology, psychosocial assessment, pharmacology, nutrition, disease management, and the principles of health maintenance; applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to practice as a Physician Assistant; and if assigned lead work direction, general knowledge of effective supervisory principles and practices.
    • Possess the abilities and clinical competence required to work as a licensed Physician Assistant including, but not limited to, the ability to work independently in assigned areas of practice established by the supervising physician; demonstrate clinical competence in eliciting patient histories, conducting examinations, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses and injuries, assessing patient needs, and making appropriate referrals; use clinical techniques and diagnostic tools; interpret laboratory and other test results; keep current with developments in the medical field pertinent to the incumbent’s scope of practice; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other health center staff; be sensitive to and communicate effectively with diverse patients; and, if assigned, provide lead work direction to specified health center support staff.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts.
    • Commitment to preventative care, a holistic patient care model, and working in a fully integrated clinic.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
    • Commitment to providing the highest standard of treatment to a diverse campus community.
    • Experience working with college students in a higher education setting or with adolescent or young adult age groups.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

    Compensation and Benefits: Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,088 – $11,748 per month Classification Salary Range: $6,088 – $11,748 per month The salary offered will take into account internal equity and experience among other factors. The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 15 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here. Position Information: Work status: Full-time/Exempt/Probationary Academic year schedule: Monday through Friday (8:00 am – 5:00 pm), some evenings/weekends. Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday (7:00 am – 5:30 pm), some evenings/weekends. The application first review dates is February 5, 2024. As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California. California State University, San Bernardino in not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas). Conditions of Employment Background Check Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Drivers License Check Possession of a valid Driver’s License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver’s license and reflects driving record. Mandated Reporter The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. I-9 CSUSB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at Statement of Commitment to Diversity In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. We welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. We will create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination. California State University, San Bernardino is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, hire, train, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, caste, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) For more information about Diversity & Inclusion at CSUSB, please visit Closing Statement: Reasonable Accommodation We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact CSUSB Benefits at [email protected] Smoking CSUSB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. See policy at Clery Act In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State San Bernardino Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: