Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Post-Grad Trainee

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Dec 19, 2023
Full time Physician Assistant Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Post-Grad Trainee

Posting Number: A00605
Position Status:
Campus: Patient Care Center-Pomona, CA
Department: 1415-University Medical Center - UMC

Function: Healthcare
Family: Patient Services
Classification Series Title: Physician Assistant

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $30,000.00
Maximum $131,517.61

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $30,000.00
Maximum: $30,000.00

Job Summary
A one year Post-Grad Trainee Physician Assistant /Nurse Practitioner to join the Western University Medical Centers and be involved with both patient care and student instruction

The Medical Centers at Western University of Health Sciences are a dynamic, thriving family medicine group in Southern California. The practice is fully outpatient-based, and offers a modern facility with the use of electronic medical records. It affords opportunity for a broad scope of Family Medicine practice, including pediatrics, well women care (excluding obstetrical care), and geriatrics. In addition, providers are able perform minor procedures.

Our Medical Center is affiliated with the osteopathic medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, and serves as a teaching Family Medicine clinical rotation facility for our third and fourth year students. As part of this group, providers are also responsible for contributing and shaping the students' educational experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively interact with health care professionals and patients.
2. Must have working knowledge of common desktop computer software, including basic familiarity with Electronic Medical Record and tablet based health record systems and have a general knowledge of audio-video recording systems.

3. Must be able to function independently, make sound judgment calls, and be able to practice within the full scope of the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner License

Required Qualifications
(Physician Assistant) Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
(Nurse Practitioner) FNP and National Certification required

(Physician Assistant) California Physician Assistant License and NCCPA Certification required
(Nurse Practitioner) FNP and National Certification required

4. HEALTH CLEARANCE: Must submit all required health related documents prior to employment. May be required to maintain annual records for items such as TB clearance.

5. BACKGROUND CHECK: A background check may be initiated that may include criminal, employment, educational, and financial history.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates will be given strong preference.

Posting Date: 03/06/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
1) Quality Care.
  • Greet patients and establish a working rapport
  • Elicit medical information such as a patient history, symptoms, and current state of health
  • Provide physical exams to gather information to make appropriate diagnoses
  • Work with all members of the healthcare team to provide the appropriate assistance and treatment a patient may need.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
2. Plan of Care.
  • Monitor patient progress and adjust treatment to insure patient wellbeing
  • Instruct patients and their families about continued wellness in their home setting
  • Document and update patient records as needed
  • Refer patients to specialists as needed

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
4) Patient Education. Provides educational information to patients, family, etc.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
5) Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are routinely performed in an environmentally controlled interior healthcare office. Work environment may involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials, e.g., blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and ionizing radiation. Clinical environments require compliance with safety precautions, OSHA Blood borne pathogen training, and may include the use of certain personal protective equipment.

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