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Primary Care/Urgent Care PA

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352918

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyHealth Care

Full/Part TimeFull-Time

Regular/TemporaryRegular

Job Code9721PA

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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General Statement of Responsibilities:Provides clinical services, both acute and chronic, to students, faculty, and staff at the University of Minnesota and others eligible for care in both the Primary Care and Urgent Care Clinics. This position works mainly in Primary Care with up to 1 day in Urgent Care and 1 day in our convenience care model, Gopher Quick Clinic. We are looking for a 0.8-1.0 FTE. What We Offer: Work on a vibrant University campus with diverse undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Collaborate with a team of psychiatric clinicians dedicated to student health, in a clinic with laboratory and pharmacy services, psychotherapy, gender care, nutrition services, and primary care, as well as assistance with off campus referrals. Deliver care that prioritizes quality.Competitive benefits for Professional & Administrative staff (P & A) including:

  • Excellent medical and dental benefits
  • Annual merit increase program
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 22 paid vacation days
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Medical leave
  • No call, nights, or weekends
  • CME opportunities
  • Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition Primary Care Responsibilities:
    • The Clinic PA works within the approved protocols established by Boynton Health and within the PA's scope of practice or expertise.
    • Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.
    • The scope of practice for the clinic PA may include, but is not limited to, the following for which privileges are granted annually:
      • Performing physical examinations including well women annual examinations and pap smears.
      • Diagnosing and treating illnesses, infectious diseases and minor trauma
      • Diagnosing, treating and managing chronic illnesses.
      • Taking patient histories.
      • Interpreting and evaluating patient data.
      • Ordering or performing diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures which include biopsy, minor surgery and wound care.
      • Prescribing prescription and nonprescription medications and medical devices.
      • Providing contraceptive services.
      • Educating patients on health promotion, disease prevention, current treatments, importance of patient compliance, and answering patient questions.
      • Making patient referrals to other providers within Boynton and outside of Boynton to facilitate treatment plan.
      • Arranging follow-up to review lab or test results with patients, via appointments, phone calls, letters, or secure message.
      • Creating, maintaining patient record and documenting all aspects of the encounter including, but not limited to: history, physical exam and treatment plan within the Electronic Health Record.
      • Consult with other physicians and/or health care professionals as needed to confirm difficult diagnosis and facilitate appropriate treatment plan.
      • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional growth by involvement in peer review and the review of protocols and procedures; participate in continuing education.
      • Work as assigned in Gopher Quick Clinic to provide timely and quality episodic care for minor acute conditions.
      • Provide both telemedicine and in-person care as needed. Urgent Care PA Responsibilities:
        • The Urgent Care PA works within the approved Urgent Care protocols established by Boynton Health and within the PA's scope of practice or expertise.
        • The scope of practice for the Urgent Care PA may include, but is not limited to, the following:
        • Diagnosing and treating common, acute illnesses, infectious diseases and minor trauma
        • Evaluating and treating exacerbations of chronic conditions or diseases.
        • Performing minor out-patient surgical procedures including, but not limited to:
          • I&D of abscesses and cysts
          • Placement of sutures/staples for lacerations
          • Removal of foreign bodies
          • Stabilizing and transferring patients to the Emergency Department for patients with emergent medical conditions.
          • Prescribing and ordering prescription and non-prescription medications.
          • Ordering and interpreting plain radiographs.
          • Ordering and interpreting laboratory studies
          • Ordering and interpreting EKGs
          • Ordering and dispensing durable medical equipment
          • Ordering IV Fluids, IM/IV Medications, Epinephrine, Diphenhydramine
          • Assessing acute mental health concerns and providing appropriate treatment or triage
          • Making patient referrals to other providers within Boynton and outside of Boynton to facilitate treatment plan.
          • Arranging follow-up appointment, phone calls or secure messaging to review lab or test results with patients.
          • Creating, maintaining patient record and documenting all aspects of the encounter within the electronic health record.
            • Ordering medications within the electronic health record
            • Ordering lab studies and imaging studies within the electronic health record
            • Ordering internal and external referrals within the electronic health record
            • Ordering Office Services such as medication, IV Fluids, orthopedic supplies within the electronic health record
            • Consult with other physicians and/or health care professionals to confirm difficult diagnosis and facilitate appropriate treatment plan.
            • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional growth by involvement in peer review and the review of protocols and procedures; participates in continuing education. Other responsibilities as needed.Professional Duties:
              • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional growth by involvement in peer review and the review of protocols and procedures; participates in continuing education.
              • Serve and communicate effectively with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, communities, and cultures.
              • Assist in mentoring and supervision of the clinical work of nursing staff.
              • Practice Collegiality: Be helpful, respectful, approachable, and team oriented; build strong working relationships and a positive work environment
              • Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.

                Qualifications





                Required Qualifications:
                • NCCPA certification
                • Minnesota licensure
                • Four years patient care experience in a hospital or clinic setting to include knowledge and skills appropriate to specific medical discipline.
                • DEA certification
                • Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion. Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

                    About the Department





                    About Boynton Health, Primary CareBoynton.umn.eduBoynton Health, a nationally recognized leader in college health, is transforming health and academic success for students. Our mission is to create a healthy community by working with students, faculty and staff to achieve physical, emotional and social well-being. Boynton provides comprehensive health care to students, faculty and staff. Boynton conducts significant outreach efforts including student-led health promotion in the areas of sexual health, nutrition and stress management. It conducts a comprehensive survey of college students to give postsecondary institutions a look at the health of their students. And it conducts community-based public health initiatives to support the health of everyone on campus.

                    How To Apply





                    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

                    Diversity





                    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

                    Employment Requirements





                    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

                    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

                    About the U of M






                    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Primary Care/Urgent Care PA, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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