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  • Employee discount
  • Retirement plan
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Full Job Description

Posting ID
142237

Department
Johnson County Family Care/UIHC

Jobcode
Physician Assistant

Working Title
Physician Assistant (PA) – Hourly/PRN QuickCare / Urgent Care Clinics

Details

The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics is seeking a Hourly/PRN (24 hours a month minimum) Physician Assistant (PA) in our QuickCare and Urgent Care Clinics. Physician Assistant performs direct patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic services. Within the Physician Assistant (PA)/Physician relationship, the PA will exercise autonomy in medical decision making and services provided. The PA will also provide virtual primary care by use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient, and professional health-related education. The PA will also assist in educating healthcare students, as they rotate through the respective departments and divisions and will assist in research endeavors as appropriate. This position reports to the Medical Director within the UI Community Clinics and Lead APP within UI QuickCare and Urgent Care Clinics.

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BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Physician Assistant performs direct patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic services. Within the Physician Assistant (PA)/Physician relationship, the PA will exercise autonomy in medical decision making and services provided. The PA will also assist in educating healthcare students, as they rotate through the respective departments and divisions and will assist in research endeavors as appropriate. This position reports to the Medical Director within the UI Community Clinics and Lead APP within UI Community Clinics.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide care responsibilities in the Urgent Care and Quick Care Clinics, will rotate to different Urgent Care and Quick Care Clinics, and also utilize online telehealth platforms.
  • Obtain medical history and perform physical examination.
  • Assess, assist, diagnose and treat medical or surgical problems and record findings.
  • Perform or assist in and interpret the performance of laboratory and related studies.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, the suturing and care of wounds, removal of foreign bodies, ear and eye irrigation and other clinical procedures.
  • Assist in arranging for continued care such as but not limited to: transfer to the Emergency Treatment Center; follow-up care or establishment of care with a primary care provider; and/or follow-up consultations (including referrals to appropriate specialty and subspecialty physicians as indicated by patients’ problems).
  • Perform and screen results of special medical exams including but not limited to electrocardiogram, radiography, audiometric and vision screening, tonometry, and pulmonary function screening tests.
  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding physical and mental health on matters such as diets, disease, therapy, and normal growth and development.
  • Evaluate, treat, and institute procedures essential to providing an appropriate response to urgent medical problems.
  • Maintain awareness of health facilities, agencies, and resources in order to facilitate the appropriate referral of patients.
  • Order medications and administer drugs.
  • Direct other medical personnel and health professionals in the execution of patient care.
  • Perform duties appropriate to a physician’s practice.
  • Participate in educating health care students in various programs.
  • Participate in committees within the division, department, College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned on a permanent or temporary basis

Service Excellence/Customer Focus

  • Ability to meet or exceed customer service needs and expectations and provide excellent service in a direct or indirect manner. Ability to effectively transmit and interpret information through appropriate communication with internal and external customers.

WE CARE Core Values:

  • Welcoming – We strive for an environment where everyone has a voice that is heard, that promotes the dignity of our patients, trainees, and employees, and allows all to thrive in their health, work, research, and education.
  • Excellence – We aim to achieve and deliver our personal and collective best in the pursuit of quality and accessible healthcare, education, and research.
  • Collaboration – We encourage collaboration with healthcare systems, providers, and communities across Iowa and the region, as well as within our UI community. We believe teamwork – guided by compassion – is the best way to work.
  • Accountability – We behave ethically, act with fairness and integrity, take responsibility for our own actions, and respond when errors in behavior or judgment occur.
  • Respect – We are committed to ensuring that UI Health Care is an inclusive environment where individuals from the full spectrum of diversity – which includes identity, backgrounds, cultures, ability and perspective –feel safe, seen, and valued.
  • Equity – We dedicate ourselves to equity and fairness in research, health care, education and health.

Pay Grade: 94

Salary: $80,196 to commensurate

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Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City and Corridor area
  • Benefit package includes a generous employer contributions into retirement plans and employee discounts.

Percent of Time: Hourly/PRN (24 hours per month)

Schedule: Variable hours will be accomplished between Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM and Saturday – Sunday 7:0 0AM – 7:00 PM, rotating weekends and holiday time, no on-call time.

Location: Iowa City, IA and surrounding clinic locations

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Must comply with registration and licensure requirements as specified by the Iowa Board of Physician Assistant Examiners which include graduation from an accredited PA educational program and certification by the NCCPA.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed as PA in the state of Iowa
  • Demonstrated experience in area of clinical practice is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage acutely ill patient population (of all ages) within a highly functioning unit/department.
  • Proved capacity to function with a high degree of autonomy while actively collaborating within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.
  • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the University Driving Policy Standards.
  • Internet and telephone access (10 mbps bandwidth to deliver care via video visits).

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 1 year of PA experience within acute patient care experience within Emergency Department, Urgent Care and/or Walk-In Clinic area(s).
  • Some knowledge of University policies and procedures desired.
  • Comfortable with technology and leveraging video, or the desire to learn.

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact [email protected] (https://uiowa.taleo.net/enterprise/[email protected]).

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Contact
JENNIFER ALLEN
Phone: 319-678-7329
Email: [email protected]

Application Instructions
Please send resume, cover letter of interest to be considered to Jennifer Allen at: [email protected].

Ad Start Date
05/07/2024

Ad End Date
06/02/2024