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Physician Assistant (B078)

Lane County

This is a Full-time position in Springfield, OR posted February 13, 2021.

About the Position
The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of eligible Physician Assistant candidates.
The Physician Assistant position will provide comprehensive medical care under the supervision of a licensed physician.

About the Division
The Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) is a dynamic, growing organization that has been providing comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services to the citizens of Lane County since 2004.  We operate six primary care clinics in which we provide a broad array of services to adults and children.  We also provide preventative dental services to children in schools, Head Start, and WIC locations throughout Lane County.  CHCLC provides services to approximately 30,000 individuals each year, and is a primary source of care for uninsured and underinsured individuals.  CHCLC is a Federally Qualified Health Center whose mission is to serve the community by offering excellent care and eliminating barriers to healthcare.
We are looking for individuals who are passionate about working in a team environment to provide care to a diverse population with the goal of improving the health and well-being of our community.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

*This is an AFSCME Nurses represented position*

Community Health Centers of Lane County is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. 
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in primary care program for physician assistants.

One year of responsible licensed Physician Assistant experience.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements for this position:

  • State of Oregon License as a Physician Assistant including dispensing privileges
  • Diploma  
  • DEA Certificate
  • National Board Certification         
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI)
  • BLS/CPR/First Aid by time of hire
  • Diploma
  • CV or Resume
  • Supervising Physician complete on-line study
  • Provide documentation that Oregon Medical Board has accepted the completed supervising physician application                                       
  • Immunes/TB test within 10 days of hire

Special Requirements to apply:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume

This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.  
Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable.  
As part of the screening process Lane County will verify license status.

Job Requirements:
Physician Assistant Classification
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
Trauma Informed Care Statement
Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care.  As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past.  Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other.  Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.
Veterans’ Preference 
Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.
Tobacco Free Campus Policy 
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County’s Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

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