There are a total of two (2) full time positions within the Department of Medicine, Division of Academic Medicine, Geriatrics, and Community Programs as follows:
Qualifications: Masterís Degree or Bachelorís Degree in Health Science or a related field. Graduation from a Physician Assistant Program approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Certification from the National Commission for Certification by Physician Assistants (NCCPA). New Jersey Licensed from the State Board of Medical Examiners-Physician Advisory committee. Prior experience in clinical medicine is preferred.
Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Physician Assistant, Inpatient Medicine position is to provide healthcare services under the direction and supervision of a NJ Licensed Attending Physician at University Hospital. The Physician Assistant assists in direct patient care, obtains and records medical data, provides counseling and patient education and assists in those tasks delineated for physician assistants.
New Jersey First Act/Residency Law:
Employment at UMDNJ is subject to the provisions of New Jersey First Act/ Residency Law which mandates new employees, who are not New Jersey residents, to establish primary residence in New Jersey within one year of their appointment, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. Additional information on this act is available at http://www.umdnj.edu/hrweb/residencylaw-faq.htm.
UMDNJ offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site fitness center & child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.umdnj.edu/hrweb.