The physician assistant will perform clinical assessments and care management services that include construction and interpretation of histories and physical exams. The physician assistant will also perform initial and periodic physical examinations, mental status examinations and medical history on both in-patients and out-patients. The PA will also be expected to participate in daily rounds to observe and record pertinent progress of patients. Updating and summarizing charts, changing orders when appropriate, and notifying the responsible physician(s) of changes in the patient's condition are but a few of the PA's daily routine. The PA will also counsel patients and families as to preventive care, medical problems, psychological problems and use of prescribed treatment and drugs. The PA will assist in operative and other procedures and participate in clinical investigations. Must have California License. Assist with clinical trials and departmental research projects.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Hourly $52.56 - $56.91 Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. Employee is expected to meet the legal requirements to practice as a PA as determined by graduation from an accredited physician assistant program, to be board certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants; California State Physician Assistant license, DEA license, BLS and ACLS certified. ACLS certification must be from the American Heart Association. Overtime hours may be required. PA will have possible call coverage. Variation in work hours may be expected, with alternative shifts optional. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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