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  • Opening Date: 2020-10-30
  • Job Opening Id: 522347
  • College/Division: Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Department: COM Humanities Hlth and Soc

Job Information

The Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine seeks applicants for a Physician Assistant position within the Department of Humanities, Health and Society. The Physician Assistant in this role will provide and coordinate general household-centered socio-medical care and treatment to patients in households and medical facilities, in collaboration with an interprofessional team. This includes collaborating with medical faculty, NeighborhoodHELP (NHELP) outreach team, behavioral health team, and clinical staff to develop and assess the outcomes of innovative household-centered care models and to incorporate outreach interventions and behavioral health into assessments and care plans. The Physician Assistant will work with the population health work group to develop and implement population health and quality improvement activities targeting both the Mobile Health Center population and the broader NHELP household population.

This position will be assigned to one of four Panther Learning Communities to work with students, faculty, and staff on population health activities for that geographical region. The Physician Assistant will participate in classroom sessions to prepare Physician Assistant (PA) students for their roles in NHELP, coordinate the involvement of PA students in value-added roles targeting population health and quality improvement, supervise interprofessional students in household-centered and population-focused activities, and participate in research activities focused on demonstrating outcomes of the household-centered care model.


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include graduation from a Physician Assistant Program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the PA and a Florida Physician Assistant (PA) license or be able to obtain a Florida Physician Assistant (PA) license at the time of hire. Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification is required for this position.

Desired Qualifications

A Master of Science (M.S.) degree and at least one (1) year of related experience as a Physician Assistant are preferred.



Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12:00 am of the close date.


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Pay Transparency

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FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access 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.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

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