University Health Services (UHS) provides care across multiple clinics: Primary Care Clinic, Lakeshore Walk-in Clinic, Gynecology, Sexual Health, Travel Medicine, and Community Health. This position provides 100% direct clinical care to the UW student population and will operate mainly in the Primary Care and Lakeshore Clinics. The Physician Assistant will report to an Advance Practice Professional (APP) Supervisor.
-Assesses, diagnoses, and treats illnesses, and manages chronic health problems -Develops, implements, collects data, and evaluates health care services as directed by individual care plans -Develops individualized care plans based on medical assessments in accordance with medical best practices and established rules and regulations -Educates patients and their support systems on how to manage conditions and to promote the health and well-being of patients and those around them -May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students -Collaborate with other advance practice professionals, physicians, nurses, nurse care managers, mental health professionals, dieticians and other health care staff in the care of student patients. -Maintain timely electronic medical records. -In addition to providing care in the main Primary Care Clinic and the Lakeshore Walk-in Clinic, responsibilities may also include, after appropriate training, providing care in Gynecology, Sexual Health, Travel Medicine and Community Health.
Additional opportunities -Participate in UHS committees and workgroups as requested -Represent UHS at meetings, organizations or in liaison relationships within UHS and throughout the UW-Madison campus as assigned by director -Participate in the development and delivery of programs to meet the needs of a college population.
Provides health care services under a collaborative care agreement with physician. Educates patients, develops and evaluates care plans, and prescribes medications and treatments in support of patient health and well-being.
40% Assesses, diagnoses, and treats illnesses, and manages chronic health problems
15% Develops, implements, collects data, and evaluates health care services as directed by individual care plans
20% Develops individualized care plans based on medical assessments in accordance with medical best practices and established rules and regulations
15% Educates patients and their support systems on how to manage conditions and to promote the health and well-being of patients and those around them
10% May provide expertise, training, and guidance to the community, peers, and/or students
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Bachelor's Degree Graduation from a Physician Assistant Program and Certification as a PA
Preferred Master's Degree
University Health Services is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our primary care team. As a member of our team, you will play a critical role in providing exceptional patient care and support for the student population at UW-Madison.
Qualifications: Required: --Minimum of 2 years clinical experience working as Physician Assistant(PA) post training in an outpatient setting (Family medicine, Internal medicine, Urgent Care, ER)
--Experience in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow up for common medical issues seen in college health.
Preferred experience includes: --Office procedures such as suturing, splinting, incision, and drainage, skin biopsy, cyst excision and cryotherapy
--Gynecology experience with office procedures such as obtaining pap smears, insertion, and removal of intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants;
--Or wiliness to learn procedures
Required: PA - Physician Assistant License Licensed in the State of Wisconsin or able to obtain license prior to start date BCLS - Basic Life Support
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $92,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with job #289041; Having two job postings allows University Health Services to consider candidates with either Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner credentials for this position.
How to Apply:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be required to log in or create an account to continue. Please upload a cover letter and resume to apply. You will also be asked to provide the contact information for three professional references, one of which should be a current or former supervisor.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 22, 2023. However, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.