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Florida International University


**Position located off-campus for Community Collaborative Project**
Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Physician’s Assistant to join our team of professionals.
Duties include:
• Collaborate with NHELP treatment team in all phases of assessment, planning and treatment. Perform a complete psychosocial and physical assessment. Obtain and record medical and social histories for patients of all ages which have implications for treatment of the disease processes (including social determinants of health) for which the patients are being seen.
• Perform and record a complete or problem focused physical examination for patients of all ages. Order and/or perform, evaluate, interpret and integrate findings of diagnostic tests and procedures to formulate health management plan. Evaluate and make recommendations for patient/family health/psychosocial management plan with full consideration of patient safety needs under the supervision of the medical director.
• Manage emergent/urgent/acute health problems including alcohol and drug withdrawal, and document care, under the direction and protocols of the medical director. Provide patient/family education and counseling with full consideration of patient safety needs under the direction of the medical director.
• Discusses patient care and social/educational/legal needs with physician and/or other health or social service professionals when appropriate.
• Refer and navigate patients to physician or to specialized healthcare or psychosocial resources for consultation/treatment/services as appropriate.
• Prescribe medication as permitted by the Florida Board of Medicine under the direction of the supervising physician
• Carry out standing orders or other orders delineated by the medical director. Assist in behavioral health events, management, and procedures. Establish a health status database that is pertinent to visit.
• Maintain patients' medical records according to established standards and documents in a systematic, accurate and succinct format. Reviews records with supervisory physician on a routine basis.
• Maintains an environment of safety for patients, Participate in continuing education as required by licensing body and medical staff bylaws.
• Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Master's Degree or equivalent, Physician Assistant (PA) Florida License (Must meet certification requirements as
outlined in Chapter 458, Florida Statutes), and current BLS and ACLS cards.

At least one (1) year of related experience and/or training as a Physician Assistant.

For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID 506684. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/ztpjfvw


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