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Job title: Austin: Full Time PA's Needed for Urgent Care
Job location: Austin, TX 78746 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/07/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Hourly + Bonus + Full Benefit Package

Job Classification

Job Category:Urgent Care

Job Description

Job description:
MedSpring, the new leader in Urgent Care in Austin, is looking for PA's for fulltime and parttime urgent care work. Positions in both Cedar Park/Round Rock and in Central/South Austin! Schedule will center around weekend coverage with 12-hour shifts spread between Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday. At least 2 weekends per month are required, more are ideal! Ideal candidate will be proficient in diagnosing and treating illnesses, injuries and infections under the supervision of the physician on duty. Proficiency in procedures such as suturing, wound packing, I&D, nail removal, foreign body removal, splinting and a current DPS license are strongly preferred.

MedSpring offers competitive compensation, malpractice coverage, beautiful state of the art centers, collegial and team-oriented working environment, leadership opportunities and career growth. We were ranked in the Top 10 Best Workplaces in Austin by the Austin American Statesman! For more information visit To apply, please email your CV to or call 512-861-6362. For more details please see below!

Join MedSpring's clinical team as we build a national urgent care company which delivers high-quality medical care and outstanding service for our guests. This is a fantastic opportunity to get in on the ground floor and contribute to building a company culture designed to make our professionals successful and proud of their work.

Located in attractive, suburban settings, MedSpring has the privilege of treating both pediatric and adult patients presenting with a broad spectrum of medical conditions. Our state-of-the-art facilities include on-site laboratory and radiologic services and are staffed by physicians daily. Our distinctive feature is the outstanding service we deliver. This position would be required to float to all Austin area centers; please see for a listing of our locations.

Position Summary:

We are seeking both FT and PT Physician Assistants in Austin to join our clinical team at this time. Our PA candidates should be strong in treating acute conditions as well as procedures such as I&D, suturing, toenail removal, splinting, foreign body removal, etc. This position will start with weekend coverage and expand to 7 days a week over the next 1-2 years.

Reporting to the Area Medical Director, the PA is a key member of MedSpring’s center team. The individual will work closely with the Medical Director and Center staff providing direct patient care to ensure metrics are achieved within the geographic market they support.

Primary responsibilities include providing excellent, evidence-based care to patients while embodying MedSpring’s ideals of patient satisfaction and customer service.

Personal characteristics:
1. An outstanding bedside manner with both children and adults
2. A positive, energetic attitude which inspires other team members
3. A service and team orientation absent of hubris
4. A desire to contribute to building and maintaining a great organization

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Diagnose and treat an array of pediatric and adult illnesses and injuries
2. Order and interpret indicated diagnostic testing based upon evidence-based medicine (EBM) and clinical practice guidelines (CPG)
3. Perform required procedures, including suturing and splinting
4. Utilize an electronic medical record (EMR)
5. Attend and participate in periodic staff meetings
6. Become an active and energetic participant in this growing urgent care company

MedSpring is an exciting new urgent care provider headquartered in Austin, TX, with national expansion plans.

Founded by former Fortune 500 executives determined to have a positive impact in healthcare and backed by one of the nation’s largest private equity firms, MedSpring intends to expand to multiple metropolitan markets and develop a national reputation for the quality and caliber of its people and the great service they deliver.

MedSpring is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
1-2 years clinical experience in a walk-in clinic, urgent care or emergency department is highly preferred.

Certifications & Education:

Certification as a PA-C
Active Texas Medical License
Active DEA and DPS
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