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Physician Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Physician Assistant
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0180008
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

To maintain and promote the health of the student body at Virginia Tech by utilizing the diagnostic, therapeutic and educational skills of a Certified Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant. To interact closely with physician members of the SHC medical staff and practice under the supervision of a licensed physician.

Required Qualifications:

-Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant training program.
-Must have current certification and licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
-Experience practicing as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
-Skill and ability to perform accurate and thorough history and physical examination.
-Skill and ability to order and correctly interpret diagnostic tests, to establish a diagnosis and to develop a treatment plan which may include the prescription of pharmacotherapeutic agents as well as other treatment modalities.
-Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with others and to seek physician consultation when appropriate.
-Ability to recognize emergency medical situations and take appropriate action.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Knowledge/experience in a college health setting.
-Preference given for experience with electronic medical records (EMR).
-Experience working with LGBTQ population.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete the online faculty application at www.jobs.vt.edu Posting #AP0180008 and submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references as attachments to that application. For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply by the review date of March 2, 2018.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Schiffert Health Center
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F, Occ. Sat 9 - 12 and as needed
Job Posting Date: 02/16/2018
Review Begin Date: 03/02/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83237

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
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