Department Description This position is located within the Medical Surveillance program, a unit of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) in the Department of Public Health Sciences. The program has 36 state and government contracts, each ranging from $30,000 to $3 million. The core activities of the COEH are to educate future leaders in occupational and environmental health, develop new knowledge, and bring the resources of the University of California to people affected by health hazards in their workplaces or communities. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date :10/31/2019Salary Range : $64.72Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : Per DiemPercentage of Time : Per Diem Shift Hour : 08 Hours/DaysLocation : DV 1616 Da Vinci CourtCity :DavisUnion Representation :YesBenefits Eligible :No THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesThe Physician Assistant serves as team leader and will directly supervise medical surveillance staff while on site at various work locations. The Physician Assistant provides occupational health services such as pre-employment, DMV, Respiratory, Hazardous Materials, and POST physicals, as well as immunizations to meet the health and safety needs of various companies, state and government agencies throughout California. Services are provided by the Physician Assistant and support staff working under the direction of the MD's from the department. Operational direction would come from CHP Manager. Examinations are provided on-site with our mobile medical unit and also subcontracted to various occupational health clinics throughout California. Required Qualifications
Current California PA license
Demonstrated medical knowledge to take a complete and accurate patient history. Knowledge to perform the appropriate physical examinations. Knowledge to document information in problem-oriented charting
Medical knowledge to provide preventive medical care. Ability to perform simple laboratory tests and determine abnormalities of laboratory reports
Demonstrated skill to use medical knowledge to diagnose common medical conditions and provide adequate patient education
Knowledge of OSHA regulations and NIOSH recommendations.
NIOSH certification in Spirometry
CAHOC certification in Audiometry
Knowledge and experience in the field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Must have adequate manual dexterity to lift and move equipment and supplies to and from the mobile clinic or on-site facilities, and to work in a confined area; must be able to hear well enough to interpret sounds through stethoscope; must be able to speak clearly enough to be understood; see well enough for physical assessment
Must be able to work overtime and weekends. Some overnight stays may be required.
Willingness to drive a medical mobile unit (RV).
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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