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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

ABOUT FIU
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Physician Assistant to join our team of professionals.
Duties include:
• Collaborate with NHELP treatment team in all phases of assessment, planning and treatment for underserved residents in the City of South Miami. Performs a complete psychosocial and physical assessment. Obtains and records 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.
• Performs and records 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. Evaluates and makes recommendations for patient/family health/psychosocial management plan with full consideration of patient safety needs under the supervision of the medical director.
• Manages emergent/urgent/acute health problems including alcohol and drug withdrawal, and document care, under the direction and protocols of the medical director. Provides 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.
• Refers and navigates patients to physician or to specialized healthcare or psychosocial resources for consultation/treatment/services as appropriate.
• Prescribes medication as permitted by the Florida Board of Medicine under the direction of the supervising physician
• Performs standing orders or other orders delineated by the medical director. Assists in behavioral health events, management, and procedures. Establishes a health status database that is pertinent to visit.
• Maintains 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; One or more years of related experience and / training preferred. Licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Florida.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• At least one (1) year of related experience and/or training as a Physician Assistant.
• Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification

HOW TO APPLY
For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID 508880. 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 an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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