PA Primary Care Physician Assistant Family Medicine - #494986

Baylor Scott & White Health


Date: 10/14/2021 12:30 PM

City: Temple, Texas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

JOB SUMMARY

The Physician Assistant of Primary Care is a licensed, certified, non-physician healthcare provider who actively renders direct patient care and possesses delegated prescriptive authority. The Physician Assistant is credentialed, privileged, and billed as an independent billing provider recognized by Medicare and Medicaid within the healthcare systems, and in accordance with the appropriate board. The Advanced Practice Provider provides medical care based upon the scope of practice as delineated by the supervising physician.

These providers typically provide care to patients in an internal medicine, family medicine, geriatric or pediatric clinic.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE


The Physician Assistant of Primary Care assesses the physical and mental condition of patients by performing comprehensive physical examinations and other diagnostic tests to assess patient problems and health care needs. The Physician Assistant counsels patients and families regarding medical processes, management of the illness, condition, medication, nutrition, health promotion, drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements, over the counter medications and herbal remedies. In addition, the Physician Assistant performs invasive procedures specific to the scope of practice as delegated by the supervising Physician.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS


The ideal candidate must have knowledge of techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities to include symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive health-care measures and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and related software application skills and have the ability to counsel patients, interpret laboratory diagnostic tests and develop and implement comprehensive outcome-based patient treatment plans. The ideal candidate must be a Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program.

OTHER DETAILS


- Specialty/Department/Practice - [Enter Spec/Dept/Prac] (i.e. Critical Care, Radiology, Family Care)


- Shift/Schedule - [Enter Shift & Schedule] (i.e. Days, Nights, PRN or Weekends; 30 hours/week_FT_PT)


- Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits, 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO accrual beginning Day 1. Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.



QUALIFICATIONS



- EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program



- EXPERIENCE - Minimum/no experience required



- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION


Physician Assistants (PA)



Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

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