Physician Assistant, Center for Human Nutrition

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022
Full Time Physician Assistant Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Center for Human Nutrition is seeking a Physician Assistant. Primary duties include:

•Implement medical evaluation and management protocols for the weight management in the UCLA risk factor obesity program, the clinical research unit and WLAVA Medical Center 
•Develop and implement treatment care plan, and communicate and provide education to patients
•Serve as a clinical care extender of attending physician
•Serve as a sub-investigator for trial activities 

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Qualifications

  • Active license to practice as a Physician Assistant in California and must possess certification as Certified Physician Assistant through NCCPA -Required
  • Graduated from an accredited PA Program- Required
  • Master's degree in Physician Assistant Program - Preferred
  • Current BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross- Required•
  • Ability to take medical history, take and assess vital signs, perform physical and behavioral status assessments of patients -Required
  • Demonstrated skill in discussing research protocols and consents with patient-Required
  • Writing skills to document accurately assessment and interventions and patient response-Required
  • Previous research experience- Preferred

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type (feed only)

FULL TIME