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Phillips Academy seeks a Physician Assistant for a per diem position working at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center. Shifts are mostly evenings and weekends, with occasional day or overnight shifts available. Successful candidates are expected to work at least one shift per month when school is in session.

Applicants must be a graduate of Accredited Physician Assistant Program, hold current certification as PA-C with licensure to practice in Massachusetts; hold current prescriptive privileges in Massachusetts; and hold a DEA license. Experience in pediatrics/adolescent medicine, urgent care, orthopedics, mental health, and reproductive health care preferred. Must feel comfortable using electronic health records for documentation. The successful candidate will maintain a strong commitment to wellness and quality health care for the students of Phillips Academy, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches to care delivery and patient education using a culturally responsive and trauma informed approach. The ideal candidate is a professional looking for a positive work environment who works collaboratively as part of a team.

Key responsibilities, under the supervision of the Dean of Health and Wellness/Chief Medical Officer, include:

  • provide high-quality clinical care to students seen at the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center for urgent care and observation/extended care visits;
  • independently perform clinical/diagnostic assessments, provide care, and formulate treatment plans (including prescribing medications, ordering diagnostic tests, and referral to specialists, as needed) for students presenting to the wellness center for acute and chronic health care needs in accordance with best practice guidelines;
  • provide reproductive health care and education for students, including access to contraception;
  • maintain collaborative relationship with wellness team including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, counselors, athletic trainers, physicians, and outside consultants;
  • promote preventative medical care and health awareness/wellness education through individual and group interactions with students, families, and the community.

Phillips Academy is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service or any other characteristic protected by law.