Posted: Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:12 AM
The College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, is looking for a Physician Assistant candidate to join our team of international leaders committed to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral disorders. The successful candidate will provide outpatient and/or inpatient services in collaboration with a range of professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, other advance practice providers, and social workers.
The potential area of focus for this position include: Transitions Clinic, Psychiatry Emergency Services, Mood Disorders, Clinical Research, Dementia, or General Psychiatry. Focus area will be determined based upon experience and availability. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
Essential Function: Working with a designated supervisor, assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to patients in various areas of behavioral health.
:Collect comprehensive histories of new patients.
:Conduct basic physical and psychosocial assessments of individuals and/or families. Work with physicians and other providers in delivery of care.
:Manage common episodic and chronic illnesses and administer medication and treatments as prescribed; obtain treatment consents as needed.
:Provide counseling and health training.
:Maintain accurate records.
:Participate in research activities.
:Order supplies as necessary; stock and maintain rooms as required.
:Provide direct supervision to exempt and non:exempt staff (e.g., performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off).
:Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC:PA) or its predecessor agencies. Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and current/valid license in the state of Ohio prior to start.
Ideal Qualifications: Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Psychiatry nccpa.net/psychiatry. Candidates must be eligible and willing to sit for the examination.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi:national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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• Location: Cincinnati
• Post ID: 48297023 cincinnati