The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The USC Keck School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric, Hospital, Palliative and General Internal Medicine (GHPGIM) is seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse PractitionerÂ to join our team at our private practice sites at the Keck Medical Center of USC.Â We have locations on the Health Sciences Campus and satellite locations throughout the city.Â This is a full time Clinical Instructor of Medicine (Practitioner), faculty position.Â The successful candidate will assist our faculty with our âsame dayâ service, will see new and established patients, hospital discharges, and assist with electronic communications with our patients, along with other clinically related responsibilities.
Specific responsibilities include:
Conducts in-depth interviews with patient and obtains medical histories
Identifies and records pertinent progress of patients, updating and summarizing charts, changing orders when appropriate and notifying the responsible physician of changes in patientsâ conditions
Performs appropriate physical examinations and procedures such as injections and immunizations
Develops and implements patient management plans, including the coordination of referrals to specialty and social services
Directly performs or orders appropriate diagnostic studies
Initiates consultations and monitors scheduling of patients for diagnostics studies
Performs and/or interprets common laboratory, radiological, and other routine diagnostic testing
Writes appropriate medication prescriptions
Electronic communication with patients via our patient portal
Maintains compliance with established University and department policies and procedures, quality assurance, safety, environmental, and infection control and complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
Participates in in-service education programs and professional associations.
Possession of current certificate of completion from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications
2 yearsâ experience in ambulatory and/or acute care setting preferred
Highest level of professionalism.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to function on a team.
Good organizational skills.
Basic proficiency in computer-based medical record retrieval, data entry, and database programs.
Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Competitive salary and benefits are offered and commensurate with experience.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.