Part-time Physician Assistant

Student Health Clinic

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.

Summary of Position

This is a part-time, as needed position to serve as support to the full-time Physician Assistant for the student health clinic. The position is responsible for providing primary care for adult students and care of faculty and staff. The position will be responsible for communicating with outside agencies including the Tennessee Department of Health as required when health issues occur on campus. Additionally, the part-time PA will be a resource to the campus for compliance with medical guidance related to contagions. The part-time Physician Assistant is a non-exempt, hourly position, which reports to the Physician Assistant for the student health clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities include primary care of college-aged adults and care of faculty and staff.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and injuries, follow-up management of stable chronic diseases, provides preventive health care information and guidance.
  • Prescribe medications; design treatment plans; coordinate patient care.
  • Order, perform, and interpret laboratory tests and radiological studies.
  • Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.
  • Maintain and review patient records, charts, and other pertinent information, ensure insurance cards on file.
  • Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with members of the health care team, college community, patients, and families.
  • Provide oversight of clinic response to contagions including contact tracing, isolation and quarantine protocols, testing, and vaccinations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education/ Certification: Successful completion of an approved Physician Assistant program and completion of national certification exam.
  • License: A current license as a Physician Assistant issued by the State of Tennessee
  • Experience: Prefer experience practicing in a primary care, urgent care, emergency medicine or college health setting.
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator (CPR/AED) certification.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Highly proficient at Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and capacity to quickly become proficient in other software packages and technology.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to handle complex, confidential issues required.
  • Dedicated team player with strong customer service orientation.
  • Focuses on details being correct.
  • Must be a self-starter and problem solver.
  • Must have an even disposition and be able to deal effectively and politely with people from all types of backgrounds and experience.

    Must also have the ability to serve individuals in a direct service capacity; remain calm in stressful or unanticipated situations.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Physical effort and exposure to risk are consistent with those of a medical professional serving as a first point of contact.

Interested parties who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send resume and cover letter to RAHutchison@trevecca.edu.

EOE
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