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Scott & White Healthcare

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Job title: Physician Assistant
Job location: Waco, TX 76708 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/12/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:

Job Classification


Job Category:Physician Assistant

Job Description


Job description:
Physician Assistant

Scott & White Waco Clinic

Waco, TX




Scott & White is seeking a Physician Assistant at our multispecialty Waco Clinic. Waco Clinic has 10 APP providers supporting: 4 dermatologists, 2 podiatrist, 4 mental health providers, 2-ophthalmologist, a Gastroenterologist and an allergy specialist.




Greater Waco is a great place to live and work with an outstanding array of community assets, from arts to education and from big-time college sports to recreation, coupled with a strong, diverse and growing economy to support further improvements in its quality of life.



Baylor University, Texas State Technical College Waco and McLennan Community College prepare our workforce and contribute to the richness of community life not found in many mid-size communities.



Waco is located within a 90-minute drive of Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin and their tremendous cultural, healthcare and retail magnets are definitely a plus. But as you will soon learn, we are not dependent on those cities for the good life we enjoy in Greater Waco.


Job Summary:

Provides patient services under the direct supervision and responsibility of the designated supervising staff physician, including obtaining medical and personal histories, performing physical exams, educating patients and families, and prioritizing and assessing patients.



INTERVIEWS AND EXAMINES PATIENTS TO DETERMNIE EACH PATIENT'S SYMPTOMS AND PREPARES PATIENT DATABASE TO CREATE OR UPDATE PATIENT FILES.



Performs comprehensive examinations and appropriate medical screening procedures and accurately, clearly, and concisely records pertinent information in patient records.



ASSISTS IN THE FORMULATION OF DIAGNOSTIC, THERAPEUTIC AND FOLLOW-UP PLANS.



Interprets laboratory data accurately and orders appropriate laboratory investigations while following established protocols.



ASSISTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT PROTOCOLS.



Follows-up on patient status and diagnostic tests as appropriate and reports relevant information to supervising physician.



MAINTAINS EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN AND OTHER PATIENT CAREGIVERS REGARDING PATIENT CARE DECISIONS AND DOCUMENTS EACH PATIENT VISIT TO MAINTAIN AND UPDATE PATIENT RECORDS.



Communicates in a clear and concise manner any information that may influence the patient's treatment program or well-being, including preparing clinical progress notes and other required documentation in accordance with Scott & White policies. Dictates or records complete and accurate information in patients' records.



PERFORMS OTHER POSITION PPROPRIATE DUTIES AS REQUIRED IN A COMPETENT, PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS MANNER.



REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:


  • Communicates all relevant information to patients and family members in a calm professional manner.
  • Takes responsibility to understand and complete professional and technical requirements and provide Scott & White with the necessary documentation on such requirements.
  • Passed exam given by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician's Assistant
  • Two years of specialty experience relevant to Family Medicine or other specialty.
  • Current license or in process to practice as a Physician's Assistant (PA) from the State of Texas is required.
  • National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistants certification (PA-NCCPA) is required.

    Contact:

    David Allen-Advanced Practice Recruiter

    Ofc: (254) 724-5819

    dvallen@sw.org



    Apply directly at:

    http://careers.sw.org/physicians/




    Scott & White is recognized as the largest multi-specialty practice in Texas and one of the nation’s largest multi-specialty group practice systems. It employs more than 12,000 employees, 900 physicians and scientists, and is the primary clinical teaching facility to approximately 400 medical residents and fellows in training at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Scott and White healthcare is a collaborative health system with 12 hospitals, two additional announced facilities, and 143 clinics at more than 65 clinic locations, providing care in 46 medical specialties for residents in Central Texas. Founded in 1897, this state of the art teaching hospital is a level 1 trauma center with 636 beds, including 70 ICU beds. It is consistently ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the United States by Thomson Reuters.



    Effective January 1, 2013, Scott & White does not hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products. By applying for a job with Scott & White, you are attesting that you do not use such products and that you will remain a non-user if hired by Scott & White.



    Scott & White is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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