The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health Division of Infectious Disease & Microbiology is seeking a Physician Assistant.
This is a senior level Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner position for the University of Pittsburgh Men's Study. The position is under the supervision of a Medical Director. Daily clinic activities will include clinical and laboratory staff supervision, venipuncture, physical examinations, completing indicated study procedures, volunteer education, and interpretation and data collection through interview and exams, monitoring, testing, referral of volunteers for follow-up care and counseling. Conduct research and data collection through interview and exam, interpretation of results, for volunteers for follow-up. Complete requests for medical records, maintain confidentiality; develop in-service programs to educate staff. The Physician Assistant will perform disclosure counseling and refer to support services as required and act as volunteer advocate for problem resolution. Also, will carry out routine tasks like answering the phone, administering consent forms, sending result letters, scheduling and filing as needed.
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Five years of clinical or research experience and manuscript publication and presentation experience required. Clinic supervision experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of HIV / AIDS , epidemiology, and database management strongly preferred. Experience working with men who have sex with men ( MSM ) preferred. Required Licenses/Certifications: Current PA or NP licensure required. MPH or equivalent degree preferred.
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