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Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

The Office of Student Life is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's Indiana University (IU) experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Office of Student Life staff and multiple departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority, and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.

The IU Student Health Center is proud to be a department within the Office of Student Life, committed to promoting learning in all programs, interactions, and partnerships. We commit to creating and maintaining a student focused environment where all people are respected, valued, and affirmed so that they may know they matter and belong at Indiana University.

Job Summary

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is a Physician Assistant who provides primary health care to patients of the IU Student Health Center according to state license, state practice acts, and national certification. State law specifies the autonomy, collaboration, or supervision required to diagnose and manage a patient's healthcare. The APP performs the duties and responsibilities of the respective IU Student Health Center departmental positions.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Participates in psychosocial management of patients.
  • Selects and orders appropriate tests and procedures necessary to augment physical findings and distinguish between normal and abnormal findings.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as necessary and appropriate for the care of the patient. General Responsibilities
    • Elicits, records, and interprets a complete health history.
    • Performs, records, and interprets a complete physical examination.
    • Plans, implements, and evaluates care which may include diagnostic testing, prescribing or obtaining a prescription for pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies, patient education and appropriate referrals to other health care professionals and/or agencies.
    • Identifies health risks and needs based on normal and abnormal findings obtained from history, examination and/or diagnostic tests.
    • Participates in periodic and/or joint evaluations of care provided which may include chart review or patient evaluation.
    • Supports quality of patient care records by accurate documentation on all patients seen and confidentiality in all matters.
    • Works cooperatively with and consults with other staff when appropriate and when required by state license.
    • Maintains current knowledge and skills by attending educational programs.
    • Participates in individual and departmental quality improvement, educational, and risk management activities as needed. Qualifications

      EDUCATION

      Required
      • Master's degree from an accredited program as a Physician Assistant WORK EXPERIENCE

        Required
        • 2 years of experience in outpatient care LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

          Required
          • Physician Assistant License without restriction upon date of hire
          • National Certification by the appropriate certification program without restriction upon date of hire
          • Board certification upon date of hire
          • Prescriptive authority within 90 days from date of hire
          • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License within 90 days from date of hire SKILLS

            Required
            • Proficient communication skills
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
            • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
            • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
            • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
            • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
            • Highly thorough and dependable
            • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
            • Demonstrates problem solving skills
            • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities
            • Possesses strong technical aptitude
            • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner Working Conditions / Demands

              This role requires sedentary work as well as extended durations of moving about the workplace. It requires the ability to move objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and the ability to discern between various objects and devices and to position patients. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

              Work Location

              Bloomington, Indiana

              Benefits Overview

              For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
              • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
              • Dental insurance
              • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
              • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
              • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
              • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
              • Tuition benefit for IU classes
              • 10 paid holidays per year
              • Generous Paid Time Off
              • Paid Parental Leave
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure .

                Job Classification

                Career Level: Expert

                FLSA: Exempt

                Job Function: Health Services

                Job Family: Clinical Services
                Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.

                Posting Disclaimer

                This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

                If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

                Equal Employment Opportunity

                Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

                Campus Safety and Security

                The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online . You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.

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